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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Cased Pair of Percussion...

Cased Pair of Percussion German Dueling Pistols...

Price $9,500.00

Antique dueling pistols. "G. Noack in Berlin." is marked in gold on top of the barrel flat. Barrels are rifled and fluted and have an intricate Damascus pattern. The barrels are 10" with an overall length of 15.5". Pistols have adjustable set triggers. The pistol stocks have beautiful relief carving of floral motif. The stocks have approximately 98% of original lacquer with...

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Pair of Perrins & Son...

Pair of Perrins & Son Dueling Pistols .50...

Price $16,500.00

Fine English Dueling pistol manufactured by Perrins & Son, and marked on the lock plates. The full inscription on the top barrel flat is marked "Perrins & Son Makers to H.R.H. Prince Albert, Windsor." Bores are excellent and are rifled and are approximately .50 Cal. Barrel lengths are 10" and overall lengths are 15.5". Triggers are not adjustable as would be proper for Duelers. The...

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English Muff Pistol (AH6335)

English Muff Pistol (AH6335)

Price $395.00

Circa 1830's. Bottom of barrel has Birmingham proofs. Barrel is 3". Action works. Metal has a brown and gray patina. Good overall condition.

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Belgian Percussion Target...

Belgian Percussion Target Pistol (AH6181)

Price $1,850.00

Target pistol of excellent quality. Octagon barrel is 9.75". Bore is .50 caliber. Top of the barrel flat is marked "Dams Turc" in gold. The Damascus pattern on the barrel is absolutely beautiful. The breech plug and tang are engraved en suite with the lock plate. The stock is carved with a floral motif. The grip is fluted and the grip cap is also shaped to match the wooden flutes. The action...

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English Percussion Pistol...

English Percussion Pistol by J. Lang (AH6363)

Price $650.00

English Percussion pistol circa 1830's-1840's. Barrel is marked "J. Long London" and is 4". Pistol has captive ramrod. Metal has a gray patina. Action works. Good overall condition.

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English Muff Pistol by J....

English Muff Pistol by J. Beattie (AH6601)

Price $975.00

Very fine English muff pistol. Barrel is 1.75" marked "J. Beattie London". Locks are engraved with a floral motif. Action works perfectly. Very good overall condition.

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English Style Muff Pistol...

English Style Muff Pistol (AH6032)

Price $395.00

Circa 1830's - 1840's. Action works properly. Metal has a brown patina. Locks are engraved with a floral motif. Good overall condition.

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English Muff Pistol (AH5931)

English Muff Pistol (AH5931)

Price $395.00

Circa 1830's. Lock is marked "London". Bottom of barrel has Birmingham proofs. Barrel is 3.25". Action works. Nipple needs to be replaced. Metal has a mostly brown patina with surface etching. Fair overall condition.

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Belgian Single Shot Pistol...

Belgian Single Shot Pistol (AH6101)

Price $179.95

Made in 1850s. 42 caliber with a 3” turn off barrel. The frame has the Belgian Liege proof. Action works well. The grip appears to be a replacement.

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Hollis & Sheath Howdah...

Hollis & Sheath Howdah Pistol-Carbine (AH6440)

Price $5,500.00

Hollis & Sheath operated as gunmakers in Birmingham from 1849 through 1861. The well-known firm, Isaac Hollis & Sons was the successor. The overall length of this Howdah percussion pistol carbine is approx. 21.5". The 4.7" over-under round with flat top and ribbed bottom 70 caliber smooth bore barrels have fine bores. The barrels have London proof marks. All the metal has a smooth...

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Extremely Rare Calisher &...

Extremely Rare Calisher & Terry Pistol-Carbine...

Price $25,000.00

This is the only Calisher & Terry percussion pistol-carbine we know of. It is complete with its attachable shoulder stock. The overall length with the stock is approx. 27"; without approx. 16.5". The approx. 10.5" round 54 caliber barrel has an excellent bore with bright, strong rifling. The barrel has a post and blade front sight and a fixed notch with two leaves rear sight. All the...

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Percussion Greatcoat Pistol...

Percussion Greatcoat Pistol by Egg, London...

Price $895.00

This percussion greatcoat pistol is marked on the frame, EGG, LONDON. This is most likely the firm of Durs Egg but it could have been another of the many members of the Egg family working in London. The overall length is approx. 9". The round 4.5" smooth bore 50 caliber barrel has a good bore with a couple of arear of pitting near the muzzle. There is a Birmingham proof on the barrel. There...

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Single Shot Percussion...

Single Shot Percussion Pistol by WM Martson &...

Price $250.00

Top of barrel flat is marked "WM Martson & Knox New York 1854". Barrels half round and half octagonal. Caliber is approximately .36. Bore has strong riffling. Grips are walnut and good condition. Metal hasa gray patina with some light pitting. Acton works properly. Good overall condition. Reasonably priced. 

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Double Barrel Rifled...

Double Barrel Rifled Percussion Pistol (AH6319)

Price $1,550.00

This double barrel percussion pistol is unmarked but is most likely French. The overall length is approx. 13.5". The 8" round approx. 50 caliber rifled barrels have very good bores with frosting in the grooves. The barrels are bright with light roughness. There is a silver band at the patent breech. The locks, hammers, breech top, and tang feature decorative engraving. The locks and hammers...

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Durrs Egg Percussion...

Durrs Egg Percussion Greatcoat Pistol (AH6296)

Price $2,250.00

The overall length of this Durrs Egg percussion greatcoat pistol is approx. 12". The 6 7/8" octagon 65 caliber smooth bore barrel has a good bore with light roughness. The barrel is bright with much of its damascus pattern showing. The top of the barrel is marked D. EGG PALL MALL LONDON. There is a small brass post front sight and a notched block rear sight. The breech, barrel tang, lock,...

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Percussion Pistol by...

Percussion Pistol by Thomson (AH6157)

Price $1,250.00

Scottish made percussion pistol by Thomson. Lock plate is marked "Thomson" and barrel flat is marked "Edinburgh". Bore is .50 caliber. Barrel is 6" and overall length is 10". Lock is a "bar in the wood" design, generally considered to be a strong construction method. The action works perfectly. The pistol have leaf scroll engraving on the various parts. Pistol has a captive ramrod. The back...

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British Rotating Percussion...

British Rotating Percussion Pistol .45 Caliber...

Price $850.00

Pistol has Birmingham proofs and no makers name. The cock, frame and trigger guard box are all very well engraved and well cut, none of that light surface engraving that lacks inspiration. The stock is very good with nice sharp checkering. Good quality.

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Pair of Durs Egg Percussion...

Pair of Durs Egg Percussion Muff Pistols (AH6350)

Price $1,250.00

This pair of percussion muff pistols was made by a well known London gunmaker, Durs Egg. They are approx. 4.75" long. They have approx. 1.5" octagon smooth bore 36 caliber barrels. The turn off barrels have Birmingham proof marks. The frames and trigger guards have light decorative engraving. The bag shaped grips feature fine checkering and oval blank German silver inlays on the back. Both...

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Belgian Cannon Muzzle...

Belgian Cannon Muzzle Percussion Muff Pistol...

Price $495.00

The brass barrel and frame of this Belgian cannon muzzle percussion muff pistol are integral. The overall length is approx. 5". The 2" octagon 33 caliber barrel has a fair smooth bore. The left side of the barrel has a crown over M and the oval ELG Belgian proof mark. The brass is bright with the expected darkness around the nipple. The trigger, trigger guard, and hammer are a smooth brown....

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Belgian Folding Trigger...

Belgian Folding Trigger Percussion Muff Pistol...

Price $1,150.00

This is a high quality Belgian turn barrel, folding trigger percussion muff pistol made by August Francotte. The overall length is approx. 6". The approx. 2.5" octagon 46 caliber rifled barrel has a good bore with very light erosion. The hair rifling has multiple lands and grooves. The barrel and all metal is bright. The exterior of the barrel has a tight damascus style pattern. The frame,...

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