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Percussion Pistols

Black Powder Percussion Cap Pistols

When it comes to rare and historic percussion cap pistols, our inventory of black powder percussion pistols is sure to satisfy even the most demanding collector. We offer singles and pairs from the New Word, Old World, and Asia, from pocket pistols to duelers to horsemans and everything in between. We’re always updating our inventory, so visit our new arrivals page frequently.

Browse our collection of percussion cap pistols below. If you’d like to broaden your search beyond black powder percussion pistols, check out some of our other categories, such as shotguns, rifles, and antique long guns.

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  •  John Manton Percussion Dueling Pistols (AH3353)

    John Manton Percussion Dueling Pistols (AH3353)

    $15,750.00

    Cased Pair of John Manton Percussion Dueling Pistols. Barrel length 10" and 15" overall length. Guns are approximately .50 caliber. Trigger guards have all of their original blue. Barrels have 95% original striped finish...

  • American Percussion (AH2003)

    American Percussion (AH2003)

    $795.00

    American Percussion pistol with no markings. Well made pistol. In our opinion this is an American made pistol. Has dried up old grease that has turned to lacquer.

  • American Underhammer Percussion Single Shot pistol. Barrel is marked “Cast Steel Pocket Rifle”. Barrel length is 3” gun is 7” overall. Bore is approximately .41 caliber. Action works fine. A very well made underhammer.

    American Underhammer Percussion Single Shot .41 caliber pistol (AH3606)

    $498.50

    American Underhammer Percussion Single Shot .41 caliber pistol. Barrel is marked “Cast Steel Pocket Rifle”. Barrel length is 3” gun is 7” overall. Bore is approximately .41 caliber. Action works fine...

  • Austrian Horseman's Pistol (AH3255)

    Austrian Horseman's Pistol (AH3255)

    $3,495.00

    Austrian Horseman's Pistol by Caspar Zellner of Salzburg, Circa 1680-1700. Gun was converted to percussion at a later period. The name Houel on the lock is that of a French gun maker working approximately 1725. Gun was a...

  • Belgian .50 Hammer Muff Pistols (Pair) (AH3245)

    Belgian .50 Hammer Muff Pistols (Pair) (AH3245)

    $2,250.00

    Belgian .50 caliber ring pull bar hammer muff pistols. Rare pair with turn off barrels. Very unusual cocking mechanism. Cap trap in butt is of a Medusa herd. Stock is ebony. Barrels show a very fine Damascus pattern. Overall...

  • Belgian Double barrel Percussion .44 caliber (AH2744)

    Belgian Double barrel Percussion .44 caliber (AH2744)

    $985.00

    Belgian Double barrel Percussion .44 caliber pistol. Barrel length is 3 1/4" and 7 1/4" overall. Gun has very good Damascus pattern on barrels. Gun is engraved with dogs on point on both sides. Percussion cap trap in butt is...

  • Belgian Percussion Dueling (AH2263)

    Belgian Percussion Dueling (AH2263)

    $2,650.00

    Belgian Percussion Dueling pistol in approximately .50 caliber. Has 9 1/2" barrel and measures 16î overall. Beautiful pistol with 98-99% high polish original blue, excellent carved stock and finely engraved lock and...

  • Belgian Percussion Muff pistol (AH3497)

    Belgian Percussion Muff pistol (AH3497)

    $575.00

    Belgian Percussion Muff pistol. Approximately .45 caliber. Barrel length 1½” and overall length is 5”. Frame is engraved. Action works perfectly. Ebony grip have a small chip out of each side. Very good...

  • Belgian Small Muff Pistol (AH3329)

    Belgian Small Muff Pistol (AH3329)

    $1,950.00

    Belgian Small Muff Pistol with case and accessories. Barrel 1 3/4" length and 4 1/4" overall. Approximately .41 caliber. Grip is finely checkered ebony. Buttcap is German silver with a cap trap in the bottom. Gun has fine...

  • British Massive turn off barrel box lock pistol. (AH2529)

    British Massive turn off barrel box lock pistol. (AH2529)

    $849.50

    British Massive turn off barrel box lock pistol. .65 caliber. Solid brass handle. 5 1/2" barrel, 10 3/4" overall Engraved frame. The owner would have one shot and then it makes an ideal Truncheon...

  • British Percussion (AH3146 )

    British Percussion (AH3146 )

    $1,595.00

    British Percussion pistol by Slingsby Retford. Bore is approximately .41 caliber. Barrel length 6" and overall length is 11" Gun has 95% original barrel finish. Stock has excellent checkering and a horn forend cap. Stock has...

  • Cased pair German Target Pistols (AH3192)

    Cased pair German Target Pistols (AH3192)

    $7,495.00

    German Target Pistols, Cased pair by L. Dieter in Munchen. Caliber is .38 centerfire. Barrels are fluted and have silver muzzle and breach bands. Barrels are 10" long and overall length is 16". Frames are floral engraved...

  • Cased Pair of English (AH2826)

    Cased Pair of English (AH2826)

    $3,450.00

    Cased Pair of English percussion pistols marked R.B. Rodda, Calcutta on box label. Approximately .68 caliber. Bore is 5 1/2" and 10" overall. Very fine checkered grips in excellent condition. Buttcap has a ball or cap trap...

  • Cased Pair of French Empire Style Dueling Pistols. Circa 1810-1815. Barrel length is 8” and overall length is 14”. Pistols are in very good plus condition with sharp engraving, no rust or pits, and excellent stocks. Case has bullet mold, powder flask, mallet, ramrod, cleaning rod, screwdriver, and cap can

    Cased Pair of French Empire Style Dueling Pistols (AH3568)

    $5,850.00

    Cased Pair of French Empire Style Dueling Pistols. Circa 1810-1815. Barrel length is 8” and overall length is 14”. Pistols are in very good plus condition with sharp engraving, no rust or pits, and excellent...

  • Cased set of Percussion Officers pistols ( AH3207 )

    Cased set of Percussion Officers pistols ( AH3207 )

    $9,850.00

    Cased set of Percussion Officers pistols. Pistols are unmarked. Our opinion is that these are German or possibly Czech (Prague). Barrels are 7 1/2" long and 13 1/2" overall. Stocks are carved, locks are engraved and gold...

  • Cased Sharps Single Shot Pistol. Nice sharp gun with a mostly brown patina. Action works perfectly.

    Cased Sharps Single Shot Pistol (AH3627)

    $5,750.00

    Cased Sharps Single Shot Pistol. Nice sharp gun with a mostly brown patina. Action works perfectly. Light pin point pitting is on the metal surface when closely observed. Bore is typical with scattered pitting. Gun comes...

  • Continental Canon Muzzle Spring Bayonet Percussion pistol (AH2370)

    Continental Canon Muzzle Spring Bayonet Percussion pistol (AH2370)

    $2,250.00

    Continental canon muzzle spring bayonet percussion pistol. Barrel measures 6î and the overall length is 11î. Works fine and is in very good plus condition. No name or proofs on gun. Note: spring bayonet barely...

  • Elegant Pair of Percussion Pistols (AH2357)

    Elegant Pair of Percussion Pistols (AH2357)

    $9,750.00

    Elegant Pair of Percussion Pistols by Gastinne-Renette in Paris. Original case with all accessories including mold, flask and 2 ramrods all in excellent condition. This type of pistol is most often attributed to...

  • English Boxlock Percussion pistol by Vanwart and Son, London (AH3418)

    English Boxlock Percussion pistol by Vanwart and Son, London (AH3418)

    $950.00

    English Boxlock Percussion pistol by Vanwart and Son, London. Barrel is 14 7/8” long and is smoothbore. Grip is excellent. We believe this to be a Poachers pistol. Overall very good condition...

  • English Double Action Percussion Single Shot .70 (AH3351)

    English Double Action Percussion Single Shot .70 (AH3351)

    $2,950.00

    English Double Action Percussion Single Shot .70 caliber pistol. Rare. Gun has Birmingham proofs but no makers name. Hammer has no spur but has a safety. Barrel length 5 1/4" and is 11 1/2" overall. Gun has a captive ramrod...