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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ROBERT & GILLON
It acts of a rifle with loading by the breech copied from system ALBINI-BRAENDLIN with a mechanism of trigger to lever under the trigger guard.
The lever is most probably used to arm an interior hammer or a striker.
It probably acts of a rifle of test ever adopted and preserved by the M.R.A.
GILLON, Noël suburb St Gilles in Liege deposited of 1866 to 1868, eight patents relating to a system of rifle with loading by the breech by means of a cartridge with cap, of the improvements to rifle with loading by the breech with ROBERT Charles and a system of rifle with loading by the breech by means of a copper cartridge, also with ROBERT, Charles.
GG & MD
Many thanks to the "ROYAL ARMY MUSEUM" Bruxelles for the pictures.
(N° d'identification : 9600582)
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