A Belgian Montigny Patent Action, And Three Belgian Montigny Patent Barrel And Actions
Lot 268
A Belgian Montigny Patent Action, And Three Belgian Montigny Patent Barrel And Actions
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Lot Details
A Belgian Montigny Patent Action, And Three Belgian Montigny Patent Barrel And Actions
The First Stamped F.C. Montigny Bréveté, No. 307, All Mid-19th Century
The first of characteristic form and decorated with chiselled and engraved foliated strapwork; the barrels and actions each of characteristic form, of 22-bore, 8-bore and 14-bore respectively, the first with signed engraved action, no. 30, the second no. 22, the last unnumbered (firing mechanisms missing, some pitting overall) Liège proof (4)
The first 31.4 cm.

Footnotes

  • Literature;
    Hubert Marchand, 'Une Dynastie D'Arquebusier Mecaniciens: Les Montigny (part 2)', A.M.I., Issue 17 (February 1981), p. 34, the first item illustrated
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