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

It is of course about a rifle of living room or garden with top break.

The weapon yields completely into two thanks to the action of a key system LECLERCQ or key snake.

This weapon was commonly called “of poacher” so much it was easy to dissimulate in clothing.

The barrel is with eight sides with a squared hand-shield.

The stick out of wooden is cut “with English”.

It carries the punches of the proofhouse of Liege, namely:

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

Peron: inspection post 1853.

C under star: countermark of the controller post 1877.

Other markings are of the manufacturer like:

S.L.S. This mark is unknown for me; I sought with various combinations without result.

1200 or 1400: marks overloaded, whose significance is unknown for me?

23: it is probably about a serial number.

FL9 (read so well) it acts of the calibre of the weapon (9mm Flobert).


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