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Stassart Léon

Your weapon is a double rifle of hunting to central percussion.

The juxtaposed barrels are of gauge 12.

Locks hammerless are with key of opening “Top Lever”

The tail of breech has a safety with slide of the type “Galand”.

The forearm is with push-button.

The box of breech carries English engravings to bouquets.

The stick out of wooden of drowning is cut with English also.

It carries the punches of the proofhouse of Liege, namely:

Spangled ELG in a crowned oval: post-1893 acceptance.

Y spangled: countermark of the controller post 1877.

Peron: inspection post 1853.

18.4 CHOKE 18.3: chokes barrels: calibre to 22 cm of the breech. In use of 1924 to 1968.

Letter Y: yearly letter of 1946 (year of manufacture and tests).

12-70 in the letter omega: gauge nominal and length of casing, of use of 1924 to our days.

1Kg 433: weight of the barrel which can draw from the powders without smoke (weapons smooth) except for the gram. In use of 1924 to our days.

The weapon also carries several marks of manufacturers, namely:

JF: mark of Jean FALLA manufacturer of barrels of rifles.

STASSART FABRICANT A LIEGE: it is about the mark of STASSART Leon, manufacturer of weapons, street of Herve, 417 to GRIVEGNEE-LIEGE. In 1936, it took again the activity of RIGA-STASSART Jean. Its mark was LS in a circle.