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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Arms manufacturer of Liège which deposited six Belgian patents of 1855 to 1866 including last four in collaboration with H.J. THONARD.
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Revolver of pocket pinfire, open framework and folding trigger.
The gauge should be of the 7 mm but it is not easy to control on photographs.
The barrel is with 6 cells and is decorated with a floral engraving just like the frame.
The barrel with sides with the thunder then round is fixed at the axis of the cylinder by a key.
The grips are out of ebony or false ebony.
This revolver is covered by a first patent n° 7322 of 1859, soon followed other patents of improvements.
This weapon is provided with a shield preventing the cases from moving back at the time of the firing.
A key is placed on the right side of the frame and with the operation of this one, the block gun and the barrel slip on the axis thus allowing the loading and unloading.
The manufacturer was Adrien PLIERS arms manufacturer of Liège which deposited six Belgian patents of 1855 to 1866 including last four in collaboration with H.J. THONARD.
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