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

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Velodog DL

Revolver of the type vélodog to central percussion and box frame.

The rather short barrel is round with front sight in half-moon.

The hammer ball is bored just like the swell end of the folding trigger under the trigger guard.

The cylinder with 6 blows of gauge 5,5 vélodog is alveolate.

The loading is practiced by a side door dropping thanks to the action of an internal spring.

The rod swivels on an axis then slide in a guide to be introduced into each room for unloading.

The grips in wood (walnut tree?) are finely squared and maintained by a transverse screw and two rivet washers.

The weapon is presented a case of leather at clasp way carry currency.

This part presents markings of the proofhouse of Liege, namely:

ELG on star in a crowned oval: acceptance post 1893.

B under star: countermark of the controller post 1877.

PV under a stylized lion: test with the powder without smoke, of use of 1868 to 1968.

R under a crown: rifled bore, of use of 1894 to 1968.

The weapon present also two stamps of unknown origin on the barrel, is:

L under crown: could this mark possibly be the mark of the founder of cylinder?

O: mark unknown.

The metal amounts of stick present various marks of subcontractor like HJM and DL which are not identified.


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