U.S. Martial Antique Handguns

U.S. Martial Antique Handguns, Including Civil War Pistols & Revolvers for Sale

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  • U.S. Model 1842 Percussion Navy Pistol by Henry Deringer. The contract was for 1200 pistols but only 300 believed to be actually delivered to the Navy. Stock is excellent. Metal parts are excellent. Markings are excellent. In our opinion, this pistol has been expertly cleaned and has a very appealing appearance. Very fine example!

    U.S. Model 1842 Percussion Navy Pistol by Henry Deringer (AH4195)

    $2,750.00

    U.S. Model 1842 Percussion Navy Pistol by Henry Deringer. The contract was for 1200 pistols but only 300 believed to be actually delivered to the Navy. Stock is excellent. Metal parts are excellent. Markings are excellent...

  • U.S. Model 1836 Flintlock Pistol by R. Johnson. Dated 1841. Action works perfectly. Metal parts are bright polished. Inspector’s cartouches are very faint. Even with the bright polish, the gun has a nice eye appeal.

    U.S. Model 1836 Flintlock Pistol by R. Johnson (AH4171)

    $1,095.00

    U.S. Model 1836 Flintlock Pistol by R. Johnson. Dated 1841. Action works perfectly. Metal parts are bright polished. Inspector’s cartouches are very faint. Even with the bright polish, the gun has a nice eye appeal...

  • U.S. model 1836 Flintlock pistol. U.S. Army issue. Manufactured by R. Johnson and dated 1842. Inspector’s cartouches on the stock is perfect. Stock edges are sharp, and markings are all sharp and clear. Gun shows handling use but no real issue use. Bore is bright. This is a very fine U.S. 1836 Flintlock!

    U.S. model 1836 Flintlock (AH4141)

    $2,475.00

    U.S. model 1836 Flintlock pistol. U.S. Army issue. Manufactured by R. Johnson and dated 1842. Inspector’s cartouches on the stock is perfect. Stock edges are sharp, and markings are all sharp and clear. Gun shows...

  • U.S. model 1816 North pistol converted to Percussion. This pistol has seen some real use in that the stock at the buttcap has a large chunk of wood broken off, but through extensive use, the wood has worn smooth in a way that use by handling gives it an appearance that gives the gun some real character.

    U.S. model 1816 North pistol converted to Percussion (AH4122)

    $1,075.00

    U.S. model 1816 North pistol converted to Percussion. This pistol has seen some real use in that the stock at the buttcap has a large chunk of wood broken off, but through extensive use, the wood has worn smooth in a way...

  • U.S. model 1836 Flintlock pistol by A. Waters, dated 1838. Action works perfectly. Wood has a repair at the tail of the lock. Gun has scattered light pits but overall rates good. Reasonably priced.

    U.S. model 1836 Flintlock pistol by A. Waters (AH4117)

    $975.00

    U.S. model 1836 Flintlock pistol by A. Waters, dated 1838. Action works perfectly. Wood has a repair at the tail of the lock. Gun has scattered light pits but overall rates good. Reasonably priced.

  • U.S. Model 1842 Percussion by I. N. Johnson. Barrel dated 1846. Lock dated 1855. Stock has no cartouche and never had one. Due to the wide spread between dated parts and no cartouche we venture to say that this is a very late pistol, probably assembled from unused parts. This is a very sharp 1842 with very fine stock and is in fine to very fine overall condition.

    U.S. model 1842 Percussion by I. N. Johnson (AH4112)

    $1,495.00

    U.S. model 1842 Percussion by I. N. Johnson. Barrel dated 1846. Lock dated 1855. Stock has no cartouche and never had one. Due to the wide spread between dated parts and no cartouche we venture to say that this is a very...

  • U.S. model 1826 Navy pistol by North, dated 1828. Conversion to percussion. Lock marked U.S./S. North and 1828 on the tail of the lock. Belt hook mounted. Gun has correct barrel markings. Scarce Model U.S. Martial pistol.

    U.S. Model 1826 Navy pistol by North, dated 1828 (AH4053)

    $2,250.00

    U.S. model 1826 Navy pistol by North, dated 1828. Conversion to percussion. Lock marked U.S./S. North and 1828 on the tail of the lock. Belt hook mounted. Gun has correct barrel markings. Scarce Model U.S. Martial pistol...

  • Scarce Joslyn Army Model .44 caliber revolver. Manufactured in 1861-1862. Serial #135. This example has a brass trigger guard and checkered wood grips.

    Scarce Joslyn Army Model .44 (AH3770)

    $5,500.00

    Scarce Joslyn Army Model .44 caliber revolver. Manufactured in 1861-1862. Serial #135. This example has a brass trigger guard and checkered wood grips. (Does not have flat iron buttcaps.) There is no more manufacturers mark...

  • Starr Single Action Army .44 caliber. Approximately 93-94% blue. (Some wear on the grip straps) Excellent case colors. Good grip cartouches. Action works perfectly. Wear excellent bore. Beautiful Starr Civil War Single Action Army.

    Starr Single Action Army .44 caliber (AH3763)

    $6,750.00

    Starr Single Action Army .44 caliber. Approximately 93-94% blue. (Some wear on the grip straps) Excellent case colors. Good grip cartouches. Action works perfectly. Wear excellent bore. Beautiful Starr Civil War Single...

  • Starr model 1858 Army .44 caliber revolver. Double action model. Excellent bore. Grips are excellent with perfect cartouches. Action works perfectly. Original blue is very good plus with some flaking on the cylinder. Very fine 1858 Starr Civil War revolver.

    Starr Model 1858 Army .44 (AH3762)

    $3,250.00

    Starr model 1858 Army .44 caliber revolver. Double action model. Excellent bore. Grips are excellent with perfect cartouches. Action works perfectly. Original blue is very good plus with some flaking on the cylinder. Very...

  • U.S model 1819 Flintlock pistol by Simeon North. Lock dated 1821. Stock is very good and has a good inspectors Cartouche. Action works perfectly. Very good 1819 North.

    U.S model 1819 Flintlock pistol (AH3743)

    $2,450.00

    U.S model 1819 Flintlock pistol by Simeon North. Lock dated 1821. Stock is very good and has a good inspectors Cartouche. Action works perfectly. Very good 1819 North.

  • U.S. Model 1884 Springfield Trapdoor. Very fine gun! Excellent original blue on barrel and lock. Bright case colors on door. Wood is very fine with some light handling marks. Cartouche is very sharp. Stock is fitted with a pistol grip adaptor.

    U.S. Model 1884 Springfield Trapdoor (AL3691)

    $1,995.00

    U.S. Model 1884 Springfield Trapdoor. Very fine gun! Excellent original blue on barrel and lock. Bright case colors on door. Wood is very fine with some light handling marks. Cartouche is very sharp. Stock is fitted with a...

  • U.S. Model 1816 Flintlock pistol. Manufactured by S. North. Action works perfectly. Stock is very good and has an excellent inspector’s cartouche. All markings are sharp and clear. This is a very nice 1816 Model, and certainly above the norm.

    U.S. Model 1816 Flintlock pistol (AH3597)

    $2,750.00

    U.S. Model 1816 Flintlock pistol. Manufactured by S. North. Action works perfectly. Stock is very good and has an excellent inspector’s cartouche. All markings are sharp and clear. This is a very nice 1816 Model, and...

  • Starr Model 1863 .44 caliber revolver. Single action revolver, about 32,000 were made 1863-1865. 8” long barrel.

    Starr Model 1863 .44 caliber (AH3587)

    $1,595.00

    Starr Model 1863 .44 caliber revolver. Single action revolver, about 32,000 were made 1863-1865. 8” long barrel. The bore has strong rifling with frosting. The finish is a brown patina. Grips are good showing some wear...

  • U.S. Model 1842 Percussion Box Lock Navy pistol. Approximately 2000 made. Action works perfectly. Tail of lock is marked “U.S.N. 1845”.

    U.S. Model 1842 Percussion Box Lock Navy pistol (AH3564)

    $1,450.00

    U.S. Model 1842 Percussion Box Lock Navy pistol. Approximately 2000 made. Action works perfectly. Tail of lock is marked “U.S.N. 1845”. There is a wood repair on the right side just behind the hammer. Stock...

  • Freeman Civil War .44 (AH3541)

    Freeman Civil War .44 (AH3541)

    $5,750.00

    Freeman Civil War .44 caliber percussion revolver. Bore is perfect as is the action. Gun has approximately 90-93% original blue with some patina showing on the cylinder and straps. Approximately 2000 made.

  • Starr .44 (AH3539)

    Starr .44 (AH3539)

    $5,450.00

    Starr .44 caliber Civil War single action percussion revolver. Bore is excellent. Gun has 95% original blue. Grips are very good plus and Inspectors cartouche is light but visible. Very fine Starr single action. 

  • U.S. Model 1816 Flintlock pistol by S. North (AH3522)

    U.S. Model 1816 Flintlock pistol by S. North (AH3522)

    $2,450.00

    U.S. Model 1816 Flintlock pistol by S. North. Action works crisply and perfectly. Metal parts are bright and stock is very good with a later coat of varnish done long ago. Very eye appealing U.S. martial pistol.

  • Scarce Freeman Army .44 (AH3506)

    Scarce Freeman Army .44 (AH3506)

    $6,500.00

    Scarce Freeman Army .44 caliber revolver. Manufactured 1863-1864. Approximately 2000 made. This is an exceptionally fine example. Serial # is 716. Bore is excellent. Gun has approximately 90% original blue. Hammer has 100%...

  • U.S.Model 1842 Percussion Navy .54 caliber pistol by N.P. Ames and dated 1845 (AH3484)

    U.S.Model 1842 Percussion Navy .54 caliber pistol by N.P. Ames and dated 1845 (AH3484)

    $2,650.00

    U.S.Model 1842 Percussion Navy .54 caliber pistol by N.P. Ames and dated 1845. Approximately 2000 guns made by Ames. Two stock cartoushes are on the left side of the stock. Stock is in near excellent condition. The 1845...