Gulpen Hubert

It is about a closed framework and pinfire revolver. Grooved cylinder with 6 blows. Calibre 9mm?

The loading is practiced by the side door being raised thanks to the action of an internal spring.

Unloading is done “with the rod” which slides in a guide integrated into the console and is maintained by a small leaf spring.

Wood grips of drowning (?) squared and are finely joined together by a through screw and two rivet washers.

This weapon carries the punches of the proofhouse of Liege, that is to say

Spangled ELG in an oval: acceptance of 1846 to 1893.

E spangled: countermark of the controller post 1877.

Period of manufacture: between 1877 and 1893.

Perhaps the mark G in a circle could, being allotted to GULPEN Hubert, industrialist of German extraction, manufacturer of weapons in Liege quay of the slaughter-house, 27.

It was registered with the proofhouse of 1910 to 1914.

It used indeed G ringed as marks of factory.

GG

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