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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Pair Of Percussion Pistol...

Pair Of Percussion Pistol Used in the Play The...

Price $2,495.00

This shadow box features a US model 1836 and a US model 1816 that was used in the play The Rivals by Joseph Jefferson as the character Bob Acres. The Rivals  was a play by Richard Brinsley Sheriden.  Joseph Jefferson performed his roles circa the 1890s.

Francotte Percussion Pistol...

Francotte Percussion Pistol .65 Cal (AH6683)

Price $875.00

Swiss army contract pistol made by A. Francotte in Belgium. The barrel is 8.25" barrel and the barrel flats show Belgian Proofs and Swiss Canton mark. The stock has "83" on the left side above the trigger and the condition is overall very good, with approximately 90% of its original varnish. The brass mounts have light patina. Th actions work properly. Overall very good condition.

German Percussion Target...

German Percussion Target Pistols by F....

Price $1,795.00

Gorgeous pair of German Percussion Target pistol by Morgenroth chambered in .47 caliber with 9" octagonal Damascus rifled barrels. Overall good condition, metal is bright as it was cleaned at some point. Stock is very good with original varnish remaining. Actions function correctly, bores are great with strong rifling present. 

Confederate Griswold &...

Confederate Griswold & Gunnison .36 caliber...

Price $27,995.00

Confederate Griswold & Gunnison .36 caliber percussion revolver serial number 766. This is a very handsome example, the iron surfaces mostly toned to a mix of mild gray-brown and gunmetal gray patina. 

U.S. Model 1836 by Johnson...

U.S. Model 1836 by Johnson .54 Cal (AH6744)

Price $1,475.00

Flintlock pistol with 8.5" smoothbore barrel, made in 1842 by Robert Johnson. The pistol has a fine patina barrel with a good bore and light corrosion. The stock has worn inspector cartouches on the left side. The stock appears to be in very good condition. There is a small repaired crack on the left side near the rear of the barrel and above the buttcap. There is a chip repair on the right...

Factory Cased and Engraved...

Factory Cased and Engraved Adams revolver (AH5870)

Price $6,950.00

This engraved Deane, Adams, & Deane .442 caliber percussion revolver has a 6.25" octagon barrel with DEANE ADAMS & DEAN MAKERS TO H.R.H. PRINCE ALBERT No. 30 KING WILLIAM STREET LONDON BRIDGE inscribed on the top flat. It has approx. 92% bright blue with only the butt cap turning blue/brown. The right side of the frame is marked ADAMS PATENT No. 10,523R. The barrel left oblique flat...

Rare British Underhammer...

Rare British Underhammer Percussion Pistol...

Price $2,475.00

Has no maker mark but has British proof marks under the barrel. Crown CP (final black powder proof for the smooth bored muzzle loader barrels. There is a crown over V, which is a final view mark for proof. Barrel length is 5 3/4" and overall length is 11". Caliber is .45 and barrel is smoothbore. Very unusual underhammer as the cocking knob is a better design so you can grasp it easier and...

Belgian Percussion Dueling...

Belgian Percussion Dueling (AH2263)

Price $2,650.00

Belgian Percussion Dueling pistol in approximately .50 caliber. Has 9.5 " barrel and measures 16" overall. Beautiful pistol with 98-99% high polish original blue, excellent carved stock and finely engraved lock and furniture.

Austrian Percussion...

Austrian Percussion Horseman's Pistol (AH3255)

Price $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 flintlock and possibly the Houel name is of...

Spanish Miguelet Percussion...

Spanish Miguelet Percussion Pistol .72 caliber...

Price $1,650.00

Spanish Percussion .72 caliber pistol. Miguelet Lock Belt pistol with belt hook. 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 condition.

Pair of French side by side...

Pair of French side by side pocket pistols....

Price $2,250.00

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. Both guns are numbered 5 on the parts. Beautiful pair of double barrel pocket that would look great in a case.

Pair of James Lees Marked...

Pair of James Lees Marked Percussion Pistols...

Price $4,750.00

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 hammer safeties. Guns also have captive ramrods and bullet traps in the butt. Grips are fine checkered and are sharp with no mashing or damage. Barrels retain 95-97% of...

Very Fine All Metal Saw...

Very Fine All Metal Saw Handle .50 Caliber...

Price $2,495.00
Very Fine All Metal Saw Handle .50 Caliber Pistol. Large bore gun with a metal stock and 4 3/8” barrel. Gun is in very fine condition with a case hardened barrel. Case colors rate at 50% or so. Engraving is excellent on the metal stock. Very attractive gun!
Large All Metal British .48...

Large All Metal British .48 Caliber Percussion...

Price $2,495.00

Large All Metal British .48 Caliber Percussion Pistol. 5” barrel, 11” overall length. Barrel marked "Van Wart Son & Co. London”. This was either the retailer or the maker. Some of these guns made their way to the American market and some were purchased by the firm Hyde and Goodrich. Barrel is mostly turned to a patina and has gold and silver bands. Engraving on metal is nicely done....

English Percussion...

English Percussion Over/Under Pistol (AH4328)

Price $2,250.00

English Percussion Over/Under Pistol. Approximately .50 caliber, barrel marked "Weiss Bros., London". Barrel length 6” and overall length 12.5”. Bore is very good with strong rifling. Note: Right side cock is replaced. Locks and trigger guard are scroll and floral engraved. Action works perfectly. Barrels have a captive ramrod. Finish is bluish gray patina. Stock is very good with some...

Large All Metal Percussion...

Large All Metal Percussion Pistol with American...

Price $3,500.00
Large All Metal Percussion Pistol with American Patriotic Motifs. .48 caliber with 8” barrel and 13 ½” overall length. Gun has a part octagon, part round barrel. The top of the barrel is inlayed in silver London with scrolls around it. Metal stock is nicely engraved. The top of the stock near where it meets the barrel has the eagle and shield patriotic motif. This gun clearly was meant for the...
Large All Metal Saw Handle...

Large All Metal Saw Handle Percussion Pistol...

Price $4,500.00

Large All Metal Saw Handle Percussion Pistol with American Motifs. .48 caliber with 8.5" barrel, 14” overall length. Interesting pistol with a lot of unique features. Barrel is half round half octagon. Gun has a captive ramrod. Metal stock has very fine engraving. The most unique part is the engraved eagle and shield found on the left hand side of the stock just above the trigger guard area....

Large All Metal Stocked...

Large All Metal Stocked Percussion Pistol...

Price $5,750.00
Large All Metal Stocked Percussion Pistol Marked Hyde and Goodrich. .52 caliber with a 5” barrel, 11” overall length. Unusual gun with all brass stock. Barrel is marked “Hyde & Goodrich”. The right hand side of the stock behind the hammer is marked “Van Wart Son & Co.” The stock is nicely engraved. The firm Hyde and Goodrich was a firm out of New Orleans that imported military and...
British Pair of Small Muff...

British Pair of Small Muff Pistols (AH5320)

Price $2,650.00
British Pair of Small Muff Pistols. This is an elegant set with original case. These are folding trigger pistols. Approximately .35 caliber (single shot) turn off barrels. Barrel length 1 3/8”. Overall length 4 ¾”. Locks are fire blue. Frames are fire blue. Frames are broad leaf scroll engraved. Frames are “German Silver”. Grips are perfect with all checkering perfect. Action works perfectly....