I was asked recently by Shooting Sportsman for some photos of Paul's work on Westley Richards guns and rifles over the past few years, and took this group of all the guns he has engraved for us. It didn't work for the size and space of the article and was perhaps a little gloomy so here it is rather than waste the effort!
This photograph does show, in one hit, the diversity and creativity of Paul's work which in my opinion has, love it or hate it, introduced a new style and level to modern day gun engraving.
The article on Paul Lantuch by Doug Tate, the author of British Gun Engraving, will be in the next issue of Shooting Sportsman.
Neill Clark on May 20, 2015 at 7:23 pm
Wonderful skill and artistry, again it is a privilege to see the pictures. I will confess it is a little OTT to my taste, but then taste is personal and whilst I'd not commission such ornate engraving (if only I could!!) that does not mean I don't appreciate the skill involved.
Stephen J Nottonson on March 7, 2017 at 8:42 pm
Many years ago we had the pleasure of meeting Paul and purchasing several of his jewelry works of art for sale to our customers.
They are treasures to this day.
It is wonderful to see Paul's talent embellishing high value guns.