Object Title

Centrefire double-barrelled hammerless shotgun - By H. Pieper

Centrefire double-barrelled hammerless shotgun - By H. Pieper



Object Number



Transferred through the National Museums Consortium via Amnesty 1988. From Hampshire Police, no.24.

Physical Description

Boxlock action fitted with a double lump lock and a top crossbolt operated by a top lever. On the left side of the lock is a large lever safty. The whole is engraved in tight foliate designs.
The walnut stock has a half-pistol grip terminating in a horn plate and a hard plastic buttplate. There is a small amount of chequering around the half pistol-grip.
The barrels are of plain steel with reinforced breeches and a raised decorated rib with PIEPER picked out in gold. A small bead foresight is fitted to the muzzles. The sling swivels originally fitted are now missing


BarrelLength27.91 inches
BarrelLength709 mm
OverallLength1100 mm


Serial Number 172367


0.65 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Belgian view and proof marks