When did the Belgium double barrel shotgun come out?
The are no available records of these old Belgium shotguns, Because of the action and style the best guess would be an era, between 1920 and 1940. If I was asked for a guess for a dollar I would say mid 1930’s It passed proof for nitro which at the time would have been a service pressure of about 9,000 psi.
Where did the Delcour DuPont double barrel come from?
If the barrels weigh less than this when you weigh them today, some one has messed with them. The barrels have the trade mark of Delcour-Dupont. Delcour-Dupont was a barrel maker in Nessonvaux, Belgium. Nessonvaux is short drive outside of Liege. The family was in the barrel making business from the 1880’s until mid the 1960’s.
What kind of barrel was made in 1924?
1924 is a bit late for Damascus barrels. Are you sure they are Damascus and not perhaps fake Damascus made by etching a spiral pattern on solid steel barrels for those who liked the look of Damascus? Laminated steel is just another form of Damascus, made without the initial twisting of the rods. It is no stronger than any other built-up barrel.
What kind of shotgun is a double barrel?
A 12 gauge Francotte double barrel shotgun Serial A 12 gauge Francotte double barrel shotgun Serial no. 86322, 12 gauge. 28 inch barrels marked Von Lengerke & Detmold/U.S. Agents New York. Concave, HAMILTON DOUBLE BARRELL SHOTGUN.
Where is the bore mark on a Belgium double barrel?
SO far as I know, the mark was normally placed on the side of the action, toward the rear stock. There is a lot of glare in the photo of the barrels’ “water table” The left (right as viewed upside down, and likely the tighter choked) barrel seems to read “18.4 (bore size in mm) choke 18.2”.
When did double barrel hit number 1 in the UK?
The record reached number 1 on the UK Singles Chart for the first two weeks in May 1971, selling 300,000 copies, after only 33 radio plays.