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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Percussion Under-Hammer...

Percussion Under-Hammer Pistol .40 Caliber...

Price $1,695.00

Barrel is 9.25" and is rifled. Overall length is 13". Front bead sight and "v" notch rear sight. Most likely manufactured in the New England area circa 1840's. Very well made.

Pair of Belgian Muff...

Pair of Belgian Muff Pistols (AH6600)

Price $1,875.00

Pair of Belgian muff pistols with ivory grips. Actions work perfectly. Locks are engraved with a floral motif. Very good overall condition.

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.

Previously sold
Presentation High Quality...

Presentation High Quality Belgian Percussion...

Price $8,950.00

This unusual presentation Belgian percussion revolver is in the condition collectors love to see. The overall length is approx. 12.5". The 6 5/8" octagon 43 caliber barrel has an excellent bore with bright, strong rifling. The barrel assembly retains approx. 95% of its bright blue with the expected edge wear and light spotting. The side-mounted loading lever is bright. The barrel is marked...

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.

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.

English Muff Pistol by...

English Muff Pistol by Greener (AH6596)

Price $875.00

Circa 1820-1830. Lock is marked "Greener" and "London". Action works properly. Barrel is 2" and has Birmingham proofs on underside. Grip has an age crack that needs to be repaired. Good overall condition.

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.

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.

English Muff Pistol (AH6361)

English Muff Pistol (AH6361)

Price $950.00

Circa 1830's. Pistol is marked "Egg" and "London". Action works properly. Barrel is 2". Very good overall condition.

Beautiful Constable of...

Beautiful Constable of Philadelphia Dueling...

Price $3,295.00

Made circa 1845-1850. 50 caliber with a 7 ½” barrel. This gun was made by Richard Constable of Philadelphia. He was a gun maker and seller from 1817 -1851. This gun is one of his later guns with the back action lock. Barrel is very fine with most of the original brown....

Confederate Leech & Rigdon...

Confederate Leech & Rigdon Revolver (AH6657)

Price $35,000.00

Serial 1461. Made in early 1864. 36 caliber with a 7 ½” barrel. This is the highest serial number known. The metal has been cleaned, but remains reasonably sharp. There is some pitting throughout the gun. Grips are very good. All numbers match. The bottom of the grip has a “WH” cartouche. Action works well. This gun has been in several major collections over the last 60 years. This gun comes...

Beautiful Pair of...

Beautiful Pair of Philadelphia Dueling Pistols...

Price $16,500.00

Circa 1840. 50 caliber with 9 ½” barrels. Beautiful guns in excellent condition. Barrels has almost all of their original brown finish. The top of each barrel “J. E. EVANS/ PHILADa” Locks hand upper tang are beautifully engraved and case hardened with all their original finish. Trigger guards have original high luster blue. Guns come in an original case that is in excellent...

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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English Saw Handle Pistol...

English Saw Handle Pistol by Richards (AH6314)

Price $3,150.00

Percussion target pistol. Bore is .60 caliber. Barrel is 8.5" with Birmingham proofs. Overall length is 14". Lock has a sliding safety. Action works properly. The trigger is adjustable. Stock has only a few very minor handling marks. A well made pistol!

Pair of English Travelers...

Pair of English Travelers Pistols by Manton...

Price $6,995.00

Pair of very fine English made percussion pistols. Top of barrel flat is marked "Manton London". Barrels are octagonal and have a fine Damascus pattern. The bores are .65 caliber. Overall length is 11". Pistols have a captive ramrod and a belt hook. The frames are engraved in a floral scroll motif as is the trigger guard bow. Stock is finely checkered. Actions work properly. Manufactured...

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...

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...

Previously sold
Cased Pair of French...

Cased Pair of French Percussion Pistols (AH6388)

Price $3,250.00

This complete cased set of French percussion folding trigger pistols is very interesting. The pistols have an unusual swinging barrel system that is released by a button on the bottom forward projection. While they are unmarked, they have French characteristics and workmanship and the case inside liner is marked COLLIN, A ROUEN. The overall length is approx. 7.25". The 3.25" octagon to round...