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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.

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  •  John Manton Percussion Dueling Pistols (AH3353)
    $15,750.00 John Manton Percussion Dueling Pistols (AH3353)
    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)
    $795.00 American Percussion (AH2003)
    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.


  • Austrian Horseman's Pistol (AH3255)
    $3,495.00 Austrian Horseman's Pistol (AH3255)
    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)
    $2,250.00 Belgian .50 Hammer Muff Pistols (Pair) (AH3245)
    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)
    $985.00 Belgian Double barrel Percussion .44 caliber (AH2744)
    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)
    $2,650.00 Belgian Percussion Dueling (AH2263)
    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)
    $575.00 Belgian Percussion Muff pistol (AH3497)
    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)
    $1,950.00 Belgian Small Muff Pistol (AH3329)
    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)
    $849.50 British Massive turn off barrel box lock pistol. (AH2529)
    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 )
    $1,595.00 British Percussion (AH3146 )
    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)
    $7,495.00 Cased pair German Target Pistols (AH3192)
    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 Belgian Duellers (AH3086 )
    $7,950.00 Cased Pair of Belgian Duellers (AH3086 )
    Cased Pair of Belgian Duellers by G. Beuret ET Fils. Liege. Stocks are fancy carved with Lions Heads forends and carved checkered pistol grips. Barrels have etched Damascus pattern and multi groove rifling. Barrels are 9"...


  • Cased Pair of English (AH2826)
    $3,450.00 Cased Pair of English (AH2826)
    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
    $5,850.00 Cased Pair of French Empire Style Dueling Pistols (AH3568)
    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 )
    $9,850.00 Cased set of Percussion Officers pistols ( AH3207 )
    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...


  • Continental Canon Muzzle Spring Bayonet Percussion pistol (AH2370)
    $2,250.00 Continental Canon Muzzle Spring Bayonet Percussion pistol (AH2370)
    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)
    $9,750.00 Elegant Pair of Percussion Pistols (AH2357)
    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)
    $950.00 English Boxlock Percussion pistol by Vanwart and Son, London (AH3418)
    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)
    $2,950.00 English Double Action Percussion Single Shot .70 (AH3351)
    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...


  • English Double Barrel Percussion .60 caliber (AH3428)
    $1,150.00 English Double Barrel Percussion .60 caliber (AH3428)
    English Double Barrel Percussion .60 caliber pistol. Gun is signed Mayes, Norwich on barrel rib and lock. Barrels are 4 1/2” long and 10 1/2” overall length. Locks, barrel tang, hammers, and trigger guard are...


  • English Double Barrel Percussion approximately .48 caliber pistols (AH3085 )
    $4,750.00 English Double Barrel Percussion approximately .48 caliber pistols (AH3085 )
    English Double Barrel Percussion approximately .48 caliber pistols. Pistols by Patrick of Liverpool. Barrels are 3 1/2" long and overall length is 6 1/4". Guns are engraved and barrels have Gold breech bands. Stocks are...


  • English double barrel spring dagger percussion pistol by B. Denyer, London. Engraved boxlock with fine checkered grip and bullet trap in buttcap. Barrel length in 5 1/2" and overall 10 1/2". Dagger blade is 6" long.
    $3,995.95 English double barrel spring dagger percussion pistol (AH2600)
    English double barrel spring dagger percussion pistol by B. Denyer, London. Engraved boxlock with fine checkered grip and bullet trap in buttcap. Barrel length in 5 1/2" and overall 10 1/2". Dagger blade is 6" long. Has...


  • English over/under percussion swivel barrel pistol.  (AH2816)
    $795.00 English over/under percussion swivel barrel pistol. (AH2816)
    English over/under percussion swivel barrel pistol. Engraved frame, very finely checkered stock. Checkering is excellent with no chips or cracks. Gun has no makers name but is of fine quality. Barrels are 3" and overall 7"...


  • English pair of box lock folding trigger percussion pistols (AH2461)
    $1,695.00 English pair of box lock folding trigger percussion pistols (AH2461)
    English pair of box lock folding trigger percussion pistols marked A.W. Spies, London. Guns are both English and Belgian proofed. These are unusual guns in that A.W. Spies was an American retail gun seller in Philadelphia...


  • English Percussion Pistol (AH3239)
    $695.00 English Percussion Pistol (AH3239)
    English Percussion pistol by Forsyth, London. Gun has an engraved frame and case colors. Grip is very finely checkered wood in excellent condition. Action works fine. Barrel length is 2" and over all length is 6". Excellent...


  • French cased pair of Officers Target pistols (AH3156 )
    $8,500.00 French cased pair of Officers Target pistols (AH3156 )
    French cased pair of Officers Target pistols. Large rifled bores. Barrels are 8" long and overall length is 13 1/2" Guns have a subdued French grey finish with two distinct patterns of Damascus. Guns have adjustable set...


  • German Percussion .65 (AH2987)
    $5,500.00 German Percussion .65 (AH2987)
    German Percussion .65 caliber pistols. This pair by F. Anschutz of Sunl, Germany. Guns are approximately .65 caliber and are dueling pistols. Guns are engraved and have German silver mounts. Circa 1840...


  • Italian Flintlock pistol. Manufactured by G. M. Loggia circa 1750-1770 and was converted to percussion at some point. Barrel length is 12½” and overall length is 18½”. Pistol has fine silver wire inlay. The barrel has a faceted first stage and round second stage with good markers sinks.
    $2,450.00 Italian Flintlock (AH3560)
    Italian Flintlock pistol. Manufactured by G. M. Loggia circa 1750-1770 and was converted to percussion at some point. Barrel length is 12½” and overall length is 18½”. Pistol has fine silver wire...


  • Japanese  (AH177)
    $975.00 Japanese (AH177)
    Japanese Rare pistol with belt hook.


  • Japanese  percussion pistol (AH171)
    $750.00 Japanese percussion pistol (AH171)
    Japanese percussion pistol with brass frame and octagon barrel.


  • Japanese Rare Percussion Pistol  (AH272)
    $975.00 Japanese Rare Percussion Pistol (AH272)
    Japanese Rare percussion pistol.


  • Manhattan Firearms Series II Navy .36 caliber revolver. Barrel length is 4”. Very good bore. Gun has 95-97% original blue. Frame has about 75% case colors. Grips have 95% original varnish. All matching numbers. A beautiful Navy Manhattan.
    $2,750.00 Manhattan Firearms Series II Navy .36 (AH3592)
    Manhattan Firearms Series II Navy .36 caliber revolver. Barrel length is 4”. Very good bore. Gun has 95-97% original blue. Frame has about 75% case colors. Grips have 95% original varnish. All matching numbers. A...


  • Ottoman "Knee Pistol" (AH3339)
    $6,750.00 Ottoman "Knee Pistol" (AH3339)
    Ottoman "Knee Pistol" . Beautiful silver wire inlaid stock barrel is profusely inlaid with silver and is of superior quality work. The buttplate is inlaid en suite with the barrel. Stock is carved with stylized bird heads...


  • Pair of Continental Percussion Target pistols, (AH2866)
    $1,895.00 Pair of Continental Percussion Target pistols, (AH2866)
    Pair of Continental Percussion Target pistols, .50 caliber (probably French). They are unmarked as to maker or proofs. Barrels are 8 1/2" and guns are 15" overall. Barrels have 95% original brown finish. Bores are rifled...


  • Pair of English Duellers by P. Evans.  (AH2779)
    $4,950.00 Pair of English Duellers by P. Evans. (AH2779)
    Pair of English Duellers by P. Evans. Barrels are rifled and .52 caliber bores. Barrels are 9 3/4" long and 15" overall. Furniture is nicely English scroll engraved. Guns are numbered 1 and 2. Barrels have 95-97% original...


  • Pair of excellent quality percussion single shot pistols  (AH2575)
    $4,750.00 Pair of excellent quality percussion single shot pistols (AH2575)
    Pair of excellent quality percussion single shot pistols. Pistols are English made and are marked James Lees, Perth. Lees was most likely the seller in Perth, Australia. Guns are finely engraved in scroll and have sliding...


  • Pair of French model 1833 officers percussion pistols. (AH2682)
    $2,650.00 Pair of French model 1833 officers percussion pistols. (AH2682)
    Pair of French model 1833 officers percussion pistols. These are the second type with curved lock plates. Barrels on both guns are dated 1848. Condition is very good on both pistols. Note one pistol was broken at the wrist...


  • Pair of French side by side pocket pistols. (AH2733)
    $2,250.00 Pair of French side by side pocket pistols. (AH2733)
    Pair of French side by side pocket pistols. Approximately .38 caliber. Barrel length 2" overall length 5 1/2". Guns are nicely engraved and have folding triggers. Stocks are of ebony. Barrels show a twist Damascus pattern...


  • Pair of German? Percussion spring bayonet pistols. Most unusual design with dog head grip, spring bayonets, and nipple protectors. Hammers are in the form of a snake or serpent head to strike the nipple and the curling tail as cocking spur.
    $1,850.00 Pair of German? Percussion spring bayonet pistols (AH3571)
    Pair of German? Percussion spring bayonet pistols. Most unusual design with dog head grip, spring bayonets, and nipple protectors. Hammers are in the form of a snake or serpent head to strike the nipple and the curling tail...


  • Pair of Horsemans Percussion Pistols (AH3449)
    $4,500.00 Pair of Horsemans Percussion Pistols (AH3449)
    Pair of Horsemans Percussion Pistols. Horsemans pistols by Johann Jakob Kuchenreuter, born in 1709 and died in 1783. Worked in Regensburg. these pistols were converted to percussion from flintlock. Barrel length is 10 1/2"...


  • Pair Of Large Bore Continental Percussion .70 caliber pistols (AH2189)
    $4,250.00 Pair Of Large Bore Continental Percussion .70 caliber pistols (AH2189)
    Pair Of Large Bore Continental Percussion .70 caliber pistols with 5 1/2" barrels and holster. Measure 11 1/2" overall. Silver buttcaps with bullet traps. Very good condition.


  • Pair of Large Bore Horsemans size pistols.  (AH2884)
    $4,795.00 Pair of Large Bore Horsemans size pistols. (AH2884)
    Pair of Large Bore Horsemans size pistols. Probably French or Belgian. They are unmarked. Guns are converted to percussion frame flintlock and have long earned buttcaps and silver fittings. Barrels are 11 1/2" and 18 1/2"...


  • Pair of Officer .50 caliber pistols. Very fine pair of Officer pistols by F. Jung, in Suhl. (Worked 1830-1850). Percussion pistols with German silver mounts, all engraved.
    $6,750.00 Pair of Officer .50 caliber pistols (AH3450)
    Pair of Officer .50 caliber pistols. Very fine pair of Officer pistols by F. Jung, in Suhl. (Worked 1830-1850). Percussion pistols with German silver mounts, all engraved. Note: Trigger guard bow has a family crest that...


  • Pair of Percussion Travelers pistols  (AH2780)
    $5,750.00 Pair of Percussion Travelers pistols (AH2780)
    Pair of Percussion Travelers pistols marked "Doolee Chund, Agra". Pistols are British made and sold by retail agent Doolee Chund in Agra, India. Agra is the city where the Taj Mahal is located. Pistols have captive ramrods...


  • Pair of pistols by W. & G. Stacey of Sheffield ( AH3218 )
    $1,650.00 Pair of pistols by W. & G. Stacey of Sheffield ( AH3218 )
    Pair of pistols by W. & G. Stacey of Sheffield. Guns are excellent with all of their case colors. Grips are excellent. Barrels are 2" long and overall length 6 1/2". Excellent pair of turnoff barrel folding, trigger...


  • Queen Anne Pistols (AH2989)
    $5,900.00 Queen Anne Pistols (AH2989)
    Queen Anne Pistols. Pair was converted from flintlock to percussion. Signed by Nickson (probably London). Stock is carved and silver wire inlaid and has a silver grotesque mask on the butt. Circa 1725...


  • Scottish Percussion pistol engraved with belt hook (AH1479)
    $2,895.00 Scottish Percussion pistol engraved with belt hook (AH1479)
    Scottish Percussion pistol engraved with belt hook and 40% blue on barrel.


  • Spanish Percussion .72  (AH2998)
    $1,650.00 Spanish Percussion .72 (AH2998)
    Spanish Percussion .72 caliber pistol. Miguelet Lock Belt pistol with belt hook. Large bore. Gun is unmarked. Barrel length 8" and overall length is 14 1/2". Carved stock is very good. No cracks or chips. Overall very good...


  • Unusual Single Shot Percussion (AH3323)
    $2,795.00 Unusual Single Shot Percussion (AH3323)
    Unusual Single Shot Percussion Pistol marked "Carl Delp in Darmstadt". This pistol is a design by Devisme and has been seen as Russian, French, Czech and German. These Devisme style pistols use a 90 degree angle lock. Knob...