Pieper revolving carbine Country of origin
Anciens Etablissements Pieper
Some time after the late 1890s
Double action, gas seal
Magazine/ Cylinder capacity
Pieper revolving carbine is a Belgian carbine.
The weapon was developed in the late 1890s by Pieper in Belgium. It is only known to have be used by the Mexican Rural Police. Very few were made and it is very highly valued by collectors because of that.
Design Details Edit
The Pieper uses the same gas seal system as the
Nagant M1895 revolver. It holds nine rounds in a swing-out cylinder.
An 8mm Pieper cartridge (right) compared to the 7.62x38mmR cartridge used by the Nagant.
The weapon used the
bullet, which is essentially a longer 8mm Pieper 7.62x38mmR bullet.