Some of the most beautiful work of this craftsman, and many others, are in this book “Liège Gunmakers through their Work. 1800 - 1950”.

For more detail see: LIEGE GUNMAKERS

Pieper AEP (Anciens Etablissements)

Rifle 22 C one shot of Anciens établissements PIEPER Street of Bayard in Liege.

This one is the version "luxe".

This weapon existed in two types:

The n° 1 (standard) measuring 980 mm, barrel 485 mm for a weight of 1600 gr.

The n° 2 (luxury) has higher dimensions: length 1010 mm, barrel 600 mm for a weight of 1800 gr. The stick is provided with a handle gun. The weapon is provided grenadières.

Markings of the manufacturer

ANCIENS ETABLISSEMENTS PIEPER (Old Establishments Pieper): it acts of the second company founded after the death of the founder Henri Pieper in 1898. This company used since 1907 a new factory located at HERSTAL street Petite Foxale, n° 73.

BAYARD: it acts of a trademark deposited the 12.05.1899 by company PIEPER.

I recommend to you the reading of the book of Michel DRUART is "BAYARD, the men, the weapons and the machines of the Knight, PIEPER & Co, 1859-1957.

You will find the reference of this book on our site.


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