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Goemans Fils

Here is a classic percussion gun, boxlock action, screwable barrel, the trigger comes out when you arm the hammer, caliber 14 mm.

Almost everything has been said. Except that there was a Goemens, Longue rue de l’Ecuyer, 7 in 1840 (yes, with an E, but it would not be the first time that there was a mistake in a surname.....), and also a Goemans, rue du Moulin, 22 (currently Saint-Josse-ten-Noode) in 1854.

Since it is a percussion pistol – and in 1854 shovel revolvers were already being manufactured – one member of the group tended to prefer the first. But there’s no certainty.

GP, HPH and PHL.

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