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
Copy of Liège of rifle REMINGTON Rolling Block with only one barrel of gauge 16. This barrel is maintained on wood by three “brassadelles”. The stick is cut “with English”.
The weapon carries the lawful punches of the proofhouse of LIEGE, namely:
ELG* in a crowned oval: final acceptance post 1893.
W*, H* and F*: countermarks of the controllers post 1877.
EL in English letters: provisional test, of use of 1852 to our days.
17.0: gauge in Misters En use of 1889 to our days.
16-50 in a letter omega: gauge nominal and length of casing, of use of 1924 to our days.
Peron: inspection post 1853.
The weapon also carries the following marks:
LAM in a triangle: mark of the manufacturer of weapons Léopold ANCION-MARX, street Grandgagnage, 28 in LIEGE. Manufacture registered with the proofhouse of 1890 to 1935 then of 1936 to 1940 (see site). This firm deposited 11 patents and 7 trademarks.
1869: serial number.
828: significance ignored just like AJ and AP??
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