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

Scholberg & Gadet / Warnant

Here’s a revolver poly White . 380 calibre, six socket holes in the barrel, the barrel of which has no front sight. A door on the left side allows access to the inside of the lock.

The markings:

ELG on star in oval: accepted from 1846 to 1893.

L under star: countermark of a controller between 1877 and 1968.

S & G on W Patents: initials of Scholberg and Gadet/Warnant.

It is in fact a revolver covered by patent 39 792 dated 30 June 1876 filed by Jean Warnant, which is in fact an improvement on the patent dated 29 November 1875.

Jean Warnant sold the patent to Scholberg and Gadet on February 20, 1879 before the notary Pasque for the sum of 3,000 francs. But the production continued to be carried out by Jean Warnant’s workshop. We can assume that Jean Warnant was in need of cash and that he sold his patent to Scholberg and Gadet while continuing to manufacture his revolver.

For Scholberg and Gadet and Jean Warnant, see Alain Daubresse’s books on “Liège Gunmakers through their works”.

GP with indispensable help from MAX and MD

Le brevet Warnant

L'acte de cession

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