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Shooting pistol ENGLEBERT - FRANCOTTE

It is about a pistol of single shot of annular gauge 22 L Flobert.

The octagonal barrel is equipped with a front sight with ramparts and an adjustable bead in height and drift.

The trigger guard is with rest-finger.

The stick of a part in drowning is finely squared and is maintained with the carcass by a through screw and two rivet washers in rhombus.

This weapon with top break opens to the action of a snap placed in front of the trigger guard.

The striker is of the internal type.

The weapon carries the punches of the bench of tests of Liège, namely:

Spangled ELG in a crowned oval: acceptance post 1893

Peron: inspection post 1853.

R crowned: rifled bore, of use of 1894 to 1968.

C spangled: countermark of the controller post 1877.

The other marks are:

On the barrel: A. FRANCOTTE A LIEGE and crowned AF: without comment!

On rocker A.ENGLEBERT arms manufacturer inhabitant of Liège known for the deposit of a patent in 1880 and one binary system of cylinder-conical and helicoids stripes, applying to all species of firearms. This system was judicious to improve the precision with the shooting.

FL 22L: calibre FLOBERT 22.

GG

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