NEUMANN & Cie

Shotgun to small game, juxtaposed barrels smooth and gauges 16.

The lock is of type “hammerless” has key opening “Top Lever”

The stick of drowning is of type “pistol”.

It carries the lawful punches of the house of tests of Liege, namely:

Spangled ELG in a crowned oval: acceptance post 1893.

R spangled: countermark of the controller post 1877.

PV surmounted of a stylized lion: test with the powder without smoke post 1894.

16-60 in an omega lying: gauge nominal and length of casing post 1924.

Peron: inspection post 1853.

Choke 16,6: chokés guns: caliber to 22 cm of the breech, of use of 1924 to 1968.

EL in cursive letters: provisional test post 1852.

1Kg314: weight of the barrel which can draw from the powders without smoke (weapons smooth) to the gram. In use of 1924 to our days?

The manufacturer of the barrels

The mark D crowned is the mark of DELCOUR-DUPONT of Fraipont Nessonvaux (valley of Vesdre close to Liege) very famous for the quality of their barrels of rifles.

The manufacturer of the weapon

Mark NEUMANN & Co in Liege is the property of this company of Liège street St Remy, 15 in Liege and which was registered with the house of tests of Liège of 1924 to 1962.

Mark SAFETY GUN also belongs at this firm.

I am unaware of the significance of the N ringed struck the rocker!?

1876: should be the n° of series of the weapon.

GG

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