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This is a 2-barrel from the manufacturer Ancion-Marx Léopold rue Grandgagnage, 28 at Liège. This is a true copy of the Gendarmerie pistol from the Liège manufacturer Nagant.

The weapon bears the statutory hallmarks of the Liège proofhouse, namely:

- ELG* in a crowned oval: definitive acceptance, in use from 1893 to 1968.

- Peron: inspection, in use from 1853 to the present day.

- S*: controller’s countermark, in use from 1877 to 1968.

- Crowned R: striped cannons, in use from 1894 to 1968.

The weapon also bears the following markings:

- 1238: serial number of the gun.

- CAL 380: calibre of the weapon. Size 38 short or 9 mm.

- LAM: this is the trademark of Léopold Ancion Marx. The firm was on the proofhouse from 1890 to 1935.


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