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Full Company Name: Houllier-Blanchard

Location: Paris, France

Additional Information: Charles Hypolite Houllier (1811-1871) was born into a family of Liège gunmakers. He moved to Paris, and in 1837 married Lucrèce Blanchard, daughter of a Parisian gunmaker. After the marriage the firm took the name Houllier-Blanchard and traded at 36 rue de Cléry. The firm was awarded medals at the Great Exhibition of 1851 and the International Exhibition of 1862, both in London, and the Paris Exposition Universelle of 1867.


Houllier-Blanchard Pinfire Box 12mm
Houllier-Blanchard Pinfire Box 12mm



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Headstamp: H*B PARIS 12mm Carbine H*B PARIS