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

Charles-François Galand

Charles-François Galand is a French citizen (1832-1900) working in Liege, Rue Vivegnis, 296, then rue de la Loi, 7.

Also active to Paris Street D' Hauteville, 13. Registered with the Bench of Test of Liege of 1869 to 1942 (in fact, although deceased in 1900, it remains registers until 1920).

His son Rene will continue the activities until 1942.

Prolific manufacturer of revolvers, civil and military, unhappy competitor of 1873 Chamelot-Delvigne.

Especially known for its Galand revolver, also called Galand-Sommerville or Galand-Perrin, of the name of the cartridge with large pad used in a number of its revolvers.

Also inventive out of famous Velodog (deposited on April 20, 1904 per Rene Galand), out of the Novo revolver and the revolver Tue-Tue.

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