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Jongen Frères Liège,
StÝckel: circa 1856 - 1873 fabricant, receives 1863 - 1864 patents for revolvers,

 

 

 

 

JONGEN FRERES LI»GE, a very interesting revolver with percussion and pin fire cylinder, caliber .48 percussion and 12 mm pin fire, 6" round barrel with typical high front sight, on lug inscribed
J0NGEN FRÉRES BRÉVÉTE 1073. A long lever in front of the frame is pushed and one can open the revolver for loading or exchanging the cylinders. All metal parts fine engraved with ebony grips and lanyard ring. The revolver is in good working order and very fine condition.
It comes in a black covered case with green velvet and contains screw driver, powder flask, A LEPAGE PARIS marked card board container with a few caps plus key and a ramrod with worm.
The extremely rare set is in fine condition.
This revolver is described in a 4 page article with a lot of pictures in the French  GAZETTE DES ARMES of December 2008 # 404, copy included.
A fine and desirable set!     $6,250.

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