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
WERTZ Pierre (Proof house of Liege 1913/1914) manufacturer of weapons to CHEFNEUX-BARCHON (Liège)
With deposited 7 patents of 1902 to 1910.
This weapon carries marking “PW breveté (patented)” and “J.B. Rongé Fils”, it’s thus a weapon invented by Pierre Wertz (see patent below) and manufactured and (or) sold by Rongé.
The practice consisting in putting its name on a weapon manufactured by another being common at the time, it is difficult to be more precise!!
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