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Chapuis Armes

Manufacture of hunting weapons
ZI La Gravoux
BP 15

Tel : +33 (0)4 77 50 06 96
Sale with the professionals

Located since the 1930s in the St Etienne region, cradle of French arms manufacturing, the company sells traditional firearms for hunting, most of which are customised according to the customer’s wishes. The company makes smoothbore side-by-side and over-under rifles and double express rifles. Its reputation has reached beyond our borders for a long time now.

The company has rare know-how in making firearms, shared with less than three other companies in France. It carries out every step of manufacturing, from mechanization of the main parts, such as the lever, the barrel or the butt made of centuries-old walnut, through to adjusting and fully assembling the firearm’s mechanism. The company puts a number of dying specialities to use, such as hand-engraving to decorate every model in the Artisanale range, filing the levers, as well as making wooden mounts and lining barrels.   


The company exports more than one fifth of its products, and its clientele consists exclusively of a network of approved professional retailers that sell the firearms to end users (hunters or collectors).