Some of the most beautiful work of this craftsman, and many others, are in this book “Liège Gunmakers through their Work. 1800 - 1950”.

For more detail see: LIEGE GUNMAKERS


It is a small folding rifle called “La Mignonne” and manufactured by Léopold Ancion-Marx rue Grandgagnage, 28 in Liège. This weapon was often called an easy poacher’s rifle that it was to hide in a garment!

It bears the punches of the Liège proofhouse, namely:

ELG * in a crowned oval: definitive acceptance after 1893.

AL*: Controller’s countermark, in use from 1877 to 1966.

Peron: inspection, in use from 1853 to 1966.

The Manufacturer Ancion-Marx Leopold was active from 1890 to 1935.


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