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Larose Jean-François

Here’s a beautiful central percussion revolver in . 380 caliber.

It bears the marking (little visible) Larose Patent.

Jean -François Larose, armourer, locksmith and stove-maker domiciled in Liège, rue Saint Severin, n° 26, active since 1859.

He filed three patents in Belgium concerning a cylinder head-loading firearm system and a central impact revolver gun system.

The weapon presented is the subject of the patent filed on June 7, 1870 under No. 27 706.

ELG on star in oval: accepted between 1846 and 1893;

L crowned: countermark of a controller between 1853 and 1877.

GP with assistance from HPH and GG (†)

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