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Fagnus Alexandre

Fagnus revolver, 6 rounds, .38 caliber.

Revolver with barrel and cylinder lifting with extractor.

The triggger guard is divided into two parts: A quarter turn is made to the rear part, an action that puts the hammer to the first position. One can pull the front part upwards, at first the barrel and cylinder are raised. By accentuating the traction, it acts as a lever for the star extractor, which then leaves its housing. Walnut plates (? ) smooth, cap ring.

Patent of amendment 28560 from 14. 03. 1871 to name of A. Fagnus & Cie

Alexandre Fagnus, arms manufacturer It can be found in documents at the following addresses, also in Liège: rue des Célestines, 9 (1863/1867), rue Maghin, 19, rue Chéri (1880), rue Jolivet, 31 (1886), rue des Armuriers, 24 (1888).

The punches

L crowned: countermark of the controller from 30. 12. 1853 to 26. 01. 1877.

ELG on a star in an oval: final acceptance from 08. 09. 1846 to 10. 07. 1893.


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