It is about a revolver with central percussion and box frame. The cylinder falls on the right (drop system) while pushing on the pedal placed at the right-hand side from the hammer. The cylinder can thus slip on the pin installation to facilitate the loading unloading!
The weapon is with 6 blows of gauge 320. The grip is in walnut squared.
It carries the punches of the proofhouse of Liege, namely:
ELG on star in a vertical oval: final acceptance, of use of 1853 to 1893.
U crowned: countermark of the controller, of use of 1853 to 1877.
Mark DD LEVAUX Bté indicates that it is about an invention of the arms manufacturer of Cheratte Dieudonné LEVAUX-STAS and who was the subject of patent 33.114 of the 30.08.1873.
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