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Dresse Laloux

This is an open-frame and pinfire revolver. The barrel is smooth. The barrel is round and probably rifled, with a triangular front sight.

The rod is nail-headed, it slides into the console where it is held by a spring blade.

The trigger is curved without trigger guard.

The stock is pear-shaped with a central screw and two rosettes.

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

ELG * in a vertical oval: definitive acceptance, no use from 1846 to 1893.

Crowned Y: Controller’s countermark, in use from 1853 to 1877.

The gun also bears a trademark of a fly or a bee with the letters D L on each wing. This is the brand of manufacturers Dresse -Laloux (BE 1867/1908) rue Sur la Fontaine, 47 in Liège. This company has filed 24 patents.


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