Derringers & Pepperboxes

Pepperbox Handguns & Derringers for Sale

When it comes to pepperbox handguns and derringers for sale, you can’t beat Collectors Firearms. Our extensive inventory includes a wide variety of highly collectable Allen and Thurber perpperboxes, French and English pepperboxes, and single and over/under derringers from Remington and other manufacturers. We update our inventory often, so bookmark our list of new arrivals and check back often.

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  • Bacon Underhammer Pepperbox. 3” barrels in .30 caliber. 6 shot pepperbox. Nice sharp gun. Browned finish has thinned, but still covers 98% of the barrels. Frame has no finish and a gray patina. Frame is engraved and engraving is very sharp. Action works perfectly. Very interesting to see an Underhammer Pepperbox!

    Bacon Underhammer Pepperbox (AH4236)

    $1,895.00

    Bacon Underhammer Pepperbox. 3” barrels in .30 caliber. 6 shot pepperbox. Nice sharp gun. Browned finish has thinned, but still covers 98% of the barrels. Frame has no finish and a gray patina. Frame is engraved and...

  • Allen Type Pepper Box.  Unmarked.  Six shot, .30 caliber unusual Pepperbox and in our opinion not made by Allen. The barrel flutes are wide at the muzzle and taper toward the breech. The hammer bar is a bit unusual and looks bulky or robust, more so than an Allen.  Frame and nipple shield are engraved. Action  works perfectly.  American made but by who?

    Allen Type Pepper Box (AH4231)

    $875.00

    Allen Type Pepper Box. Unmarked. Six shot, .30 caliber unusual Pepperbox and in our opinion not made by Allen. The barrel flutes are wide at the muzzle and taper toward the breech. The hammer bar is a bit unusual and looks...

  • Rare Bacon Underhammer Pepperbox revolver. Approximately 200 made. Caliber is .31, barrel length 4”. Gun has an engraved frame and nipple shield. Serial #8. Action works perfectly. Barrel marked “Bacon & Co. Norwich C-T.”

    Rare Bacon Underhammer Pepperbox (AH4216)

    $2,250.00

    Rare Bacon Underhammer Pepperbox revolver. Approximately 200 made. Caliber is .31, barrel length 4”. Gun has an engraved frame and nipple shield. Serial #8. Action works perfectly. Barrel marked “Bacon & Co...

  • British Percussion "6-Shot" Pepperbox by Harley of Exeter. 6-shot, approximately .36 caliber. Barrels are nicely case colored and have approximately 90-95% vivid colors. The frame is scroll engraved and has all of its original finish. The hammer bar is engraved and has all of its case color. The grips are skipline checkered and are accented by silver tacks. Grips are perfect. Gun appears to have little or no actual use. Barrel length is 3”, and overall length is 8”. Gun is in a fine mahogany case with bullet mold, ramrod, flask lead balls, and Eley canon caps. Very fine cased pepperbox!

    Cased British Percussion "6-Shot" Pepperbox by Harley of Exeter (AH4199)

    $4,950.00

    British Percussion "6-Shot" Pepperbox by Harley of Exeter. 6-shot, approximately .36 caliber. Barrels are nicely case colored and have approximately 90-95% vivid colors. The frame is scroll engraved and has all of its...

  • Bolen Cased 6-Shot Pepperbox .31 caliber revolver. Barrel length is approximately 3 ¾” and has an etched nipple shield. Action works perfectly. Frame is engraved, and grips are very good to excellent condition. Barrel and frame have an even patina with some blue but mostly nice even patina. Case has the scarce Bolen Label with picture of the gun and lengthy description of the virtues of the gun. Case has bullet mold, cap can, flask, and key. Note: Bolen was an agent for Ethan Allen, and Bolen marked pepperboxes are actually Allen manufactured. This is a rare agent marked with special Bolen case set!

    Bolen Cased "6-Shot" Pepperbox .31 (AH4198)

    $4,750.00

    Bolen Cased 6-Shot Pepperbox .31 caliber revolver. Barrel length is approximately 3 ¾” and has an etched nipple shield. Action works perfectly. Frame is engraved, and grips are very good to excellent condition...

  • Henry Deringer Large Bore .50 caliber pistol. Barrel length is 5”, and overall length is 9”. Very good condition. Note: stock has an old and well done repair on the forend. Unusual large bore Deringer!

    Henry Deringer Large Bore .50 (AH4187)

    $2,450.00

    Henry Deringer Large Bore .50 caliber pistol. Barrel length is 5”, and overall length is 9”. Very good condition. Note: stock has an old and well done repair on the forend. Unusual large bore Deringer!

  • British Six Shot Pepperbox Revolver. Approximately .36 caliber. Unmarked as to makers name, but is of very good quality. Barrel length is 3”, and overall length is 7”. Frame is engraved nickel silver as is the buttcap. Trigger guard and bar are also engraved. Grips have fine checkering.

    British Six Shot Pepperbox Revolver (AH4159)

    $1,850.00

    British Six Shot Pepperbox Revolver. Approximately .36 caliber. Unmarked as to makers name, but is of very good quality. Barrel length is 3”, and overall length is 7”. Frame is engraved nickel silver as is the...

  • J. C. Terry Single Shot .22 Rimfire Derringer. Less than 700 manufactured. Brass frame is excellent with mustard color patina. Grips are rosewood with very good varnish. Barrel has some light pits on the exterior and has a blue–brown patina. Bore fair rifling and some pitting. Scarce!

    J. C. Terry Single Shot .22 Rimfire Derringer (AH4158)

    $1,850.00

    J. C. Terry Single Shot .22 Rimfire Derringer. Less than 700 manufactured. Brass frame is excellent with mustard color patina. Grips are rosewood with very good varnish. Barrel has some light pits on the exterior and has a...

  • Excellent Belgian Made Derringer Style Pocket Pistol. 3 ½” barrel in .41 caliber. Gun is in excellent condition with 95% of the striped brown finish. Wood is excellent, and checkering is nice and sharp. Engraving is nicely done. There is a Belgian proof mark on the underside of the barrel. Very nice condition gun!

    Excellent Belgian Made Derringer Style Pocket Pistol (AH4157)

    $1,695.00

    Excellent Belgian Made Derringer Style Pocket Pistol. 3 ½” barrel in .41 caliber. Gun is in excellent condition with 95% of the striped brown finish. Wood is excellent, and checkering is nice and sharp...

  • J. P. Lower Marked Slotter & Co. Derringer. Scarce retailer marked Slotter & Co. Derringer. 2” barrel. Nice sharp gun with clear markings and crisp engravings. J. P. Lower was a Western dealer, so this gun most likely went West.

    J. P. Lower Marked Slotter & Co. Derringer (AH4155)

    $2,500.00

    J. P. Lower Marked Slotter & Co. Derringer. Scarce retailer marked Slotter & Co. Derringer. 2” barrel. Nice sharp gun with clear markings and crisp engravings. J. P. Lower was a Western dealer, so this gun most...

  • Henry Deringer “Peanut” Size Pistol. 1 ¾” barrel. 40% of the original brown finish on the barrel in protected areas. All fittings are nicely engraved. Stock is very good plus. Very nice gun. A lot of guns are referred to as “peanuts” but this is the real deal.

    Henry Deringer “Peanut” Size Pistol (AH4154)

    $4,995.00

    Henry Deringer “Peanut” Size Pistol. 1 ¾” barrel. 40% of the original brown finish on the barrel in protected areas. All fittings are nicely engraved. Stock is very good plus. Very nice gun. A lot of...

  • Excellent Henry Deringer Pistol. Beautiful gun with 2 ½” barrel. Very good original brown striped finish. Case colors still visible. Wood is nice and sharp. Mechanically excellent!

    Excellent Henry Deringer Pistol (AH4153)

    $3,695.00

    Excellent Henry Deringer Pistol. Beautiful gun with 2 ½” barrel. Very good original brown striped finish. Case colors still visible. Wood is nice and sharp. Mechanically excellent!

  • English Large Bore Pocket Pistol. Cute W. Richards marked .50 caliber percussion pistol. One of the most feared of the era. These caused a slow death, a few days later from infection. Large bore caused much blood loss. This gun has a brass inlay, and some engraving on the boxlock receiver. It has a turn barrel, or you can load from the front. The blue is nice. Action is fine. Barrel is 1 ½”. Length overall is 9 ¼”.

    English Large Bore Pocket Pistol (AH4152)

    $475.00

    English Large Bore Pocket Pistol. Cute W. Richards marked .50 caliber percussion pistol. One of the most feared of the era. These caused a slow death, a few days later from infection. Large bore caused much blood loss. This...

  • Southern Agent marked Henry Deringer. 2 ¼” barrel. Barrel marked “ManD For/ F.H. Clark & Co. / Memphis, Tenn.”. Nice sharp gun with nice engraving. Hard to find southern marked Deringer.

    Southern Agent Marked Henry Deringer (AH4151)

    $4,500.00

    Southern Agent Marked Henry Deringer. 2 ¼” barrel. Barrel marked “ManD For/ F.H. Clark & Co. / Memphis, Tenn.”. Nice sharp gun with nice engraving. Hard to find Southern marked Deringer...

  • Hyde and Goodrich of New Orleans marked Deringer. 3” barrel. Rare retailer marking and a Southern one at that. These were pre Civil War guns, but were still actively used. Gun had standard Deringer markings. Barrel is marked “ManD For/ Hyde & Goodrich/ Agents N.O.”. Very rare markings.

    Hyde & Goodrich of New Orleans Marked Deringer (AH4150)

    $4,250.00

    Hyde & Goodrich of New Orleans marked Deringer. 3” barrel. Rare retailer marking and a Southern one at that. These were pre Civil War guns, but were still actively used. Gun had standard Deringer markings. Barrel...

  • Henry Deringer Percussion pistol. Barrel length is 2 1/2”. Barrel is agent marked “C. Curry San Francº Cala, Agent”. Has the percussion cap trap in the butt. Stock and checkering are excellent. Has silver barrel bands and fine silver fittings. Beautiful and very fine Deringer!

    Henry Deringer Percussion Pistol (AH4149)

    $3,495.00

    Henry Deringer Percussion Pistol. Barrel length is 2 1/2”. Barrel is agent marked “C. Curry San Francº Cala, Agent”. Has the percussion cap trap in the butt. Stock and checkering are excellent. Has...

  • Henry Deringer Percussion pistol. Barrel has 98% original lightning striped brown finish. All engraving is excellent and sharp. Checkered stock is excellent and crisp. Gun has 95% varnish. Gun is excellent and beautiful.

    Henry Deringer Percussion Pistol (AH4148)

    $5,450.00

    Henry Deringer Percussion pistol. Barrel has 98% original lightning striped brown finish. All engraving is excellent and sharp. Checkered stock is excellent and crisp. Gun has 95% varnish. Gun is excellent and beautiful...

  • Excellent Chicago Palm pistol. 97% of the original finish. Grips are excellent. Very fine example of a Chicago Palm pistol!

    Excellent Chicago Palm pistol (AH4147)

    $2,695.00

    Excellent Chicago Palm pistol. 97% of the original finish. Grips are excellent. Very fine example of a Chicago Palm pistol!

  • Scarce Stevens “GEM”.22 caliber pistol. Manufactured 1872-1890. Bore is worn. Action works perfectly. Barrel is fire blue. Frame has approximately 90% of what may be factory nickel. Barrel is refinished as mentioned above.

    Scarce Stevens “GEM”.22 (AH4136)

    $850.00

    Scarce Stevens “GEM”.22 caliber pistol. Manufactured 1872-1890. Bore is worn. Action works perfectly. Barrel is fire blue. Frame has approximately 90% of what may be factory nickel. Barrel is refinished as...

  • Rupertus Pepperbox 8-shot .22 caliber revolver. Manufactured approximately 1860’s. Barrels have an even plum patina. Action works perfectly. Grips are very good. Hard to find 8-shot Rupertus!

    Rupertus Pepperbox 8-shot .22 (AH4138)

    $1,450.00

    Rupertus Pepperbox 8-shot .22 caliber revolver. Manufactured approximately 1860’s. Barrels have an even plum patina. Action works perfectly. Grips are very good. Hard to find 8-shot Rupertus!