Some of the most beautiful work of this craftsman, and many others, are in this book “Liège Gunmakers through their Work. 1800 - 1950”.
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Flobert luxurious pistol of living room, this time with Flobert marking in Paris on the barrel, and of origin of Liège, namely from Gilles Mariette.
Calibre 9 mm flobert, forcing provided with the stop on the hammer, very rare.
The cock is doubled by a piece that pivots about 1 mm maximum, thus liberating this pivoting piece from it resting place against the back of the casing.
Floral grip of true ebony.
Pistol Flobert kind signed G.MARIETTE
Overall length 325 mm; length of the barrel 200 mm; cal 6 mm.
With share the signature under the barrel and a figure 8 on the carcass and under the barrel; there is no punch!
Calibre 6mm - Unrifled bore.
Thanks to "Hallantique" for the pictures
In appendix photographs of a pistol Flobert of living room. The barrel is marked Mariette I, and also a punch of a lion holding a shelf. One can read on this shelf inscription INV. BTE DOYE. It is almost not readable but it is clear under the binocular one. It acts of a mark that Stockel indicates on page 1468 like unknown. DOYE was the inventor according to this same Stockel of the System Prelat & Doye.
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