Anton Ferdinand KORINSKI
Rifle doubles of small hunting, locks with hammers outside, opening by key top lever. The barrels are juxtaposed and smooth of 16 gauge.
The stock is of pistol type, with cheek.
The weapon carries the punches of the proof house of Liege, namely:
Spangled ELG in a crowned oval: acceptance post 1893.
Peron: inspection post 1853.
S spangled: countermark of the controller post 1877;
EL in cursive letters: provisional test post 1852.
16 C in a rhombus: gauge, of use of 1898 to 1924.
CHOKE 16.0/16.7 - 16.0/16.7: indicate that they are chokes barrels: gauge in mm to 22 cm of the breech and the mouth. In use of 1898 to 1910. These two dates indicate the period of manufacture of the weapon.
FLUSSTAHL KRUPPES wants to say CRUCIBLE CAST STEEL KRUPP, it is the steel in which the barrels were manufactured.
ADLER FLINTE (= Rifle of Eagle), mark of the arms manufacturer and retailer Anton Ferdinand KORINSKI in Erlangen (in Bavaria), worked between 1883 and 1920 (born in 1853, deceased in 1930).
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