Cartridge Pistols & Revolvers

Antique Cartridge Pistols, Handguns & Revolvers for Sale

Some of our most collectable antique pistols and handguns can be found in our cartridge pistols and revolvers category. These antique pistols for sale include everything from U.S. Navy models to Webleys from across the pond to Continental rarities from France, Belgium, and Germany. Since our inventory is always changing, make sure to check our new arrivals page whenever you think about your next gun.

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Rare Dreyse Single Shot...

Rare Dreyse Single Shot Needle Fire Pistol...

Price $7,250.00

Baron von Dreyse's needle fire rifle was the first major step toward what we know today as the modern cartridge firearm. In addition to rifles and carbines, he also manufactured pistols, the most common of which is a needle fire revolver. Starting in the 1830s, von Dreyse also manufactured single shot needle fire pistols, the most common of which is the Model 1835 with a side mounted...

Rare Dreyse Single Shot...

Rare Dreyse Single Shot Needle Fire Pistol...

Price $8,500.00

Baron von Dreyse's needle fire rifle was the first major step toward what we know today as the modern cartridge firearm. In addition to rifles and carbines, he also manufactured pistols, the most common of which is a needle fire revolver. Starting in the 1830s, von Dreyse also manufactured single shot needle fire pistols, the most common of which is the Model 1835 with a side mounted...

Webley-Wilkinson Small...

Webley-Wilkinson Small Hinge Pattern .476...

Price $5,250.00

First model small hinge pattern revolver. Circa 1884. Left grip register number is 6885. Barrel is 5.5" and is marked "Wilkinson & Son Pall Mall, London". Approximately 95% original nickel plating. Grips are excellent with sharp checkering. Rare and fine example of a Webley and Wilkinson produced deluxe revolver.

Webley No. 1 1/2 .442...

Webley No. 1 1/2 .442 Caliber (AH6381)

Price $3,995.00

Scarce model with barrel measuring 2 5/8". Top strap is marked "P. Webley & Son, St. James's London". Right side of frame is marked "Webley's No. 1 1/2 .442 CF" over flying bullet logo. Serial number 25291. Action works perfectly. Bore is very good with strong rifling. Grips are excellent and have sharp checkering. Nickel plating is very good with approximately 97% coverage. A very sharp...

Webley No. 5 Army Express...

Webley No. 5 Army Express .450 Caliber (AH6425)

Price $4,975.00

Very fine example with approximately 95% original nickel plating. Top strap is marked "P. Webley & Son Birmingham". Serial number 4856. Barrel is 5.5" and has Birmingham proofs. Bore is very good with strong rifling and some very minor frosting. Grips are very good, no chips cracks or repairs. Action works perfectly. A desirable, high condition, Webley revolver.

Rare Webley Expert .450...

Rare Webley Expert .450 Caliber (AH6375)

Price $6,500.00

Desirable "Self Ejecting" revolver. Barrel is approximately 3.25" and marked "Silver & Fletcher's Patent The Expert". Top strap is marked "S.W. Silver & Co. P. Webley - Son Cornhill London". All address markings are sharp. Action works properly. Approximately 97% original nickel plating. Grips are very good with a name lightly carved on left side, which is barely visible. Safety...

Webley RIC No. 3 .442...

Webley RIC No. 3 .442 Caliber (AH5941)

Price $1,450.00

Right side of tops trap marked "Dawson Dublin" and left side marked "Trulock & Harris". Barrel is 2.5". Bore is very good plus with strong rifling. Action works perfectly. Metal has a brown even patina. Markings are sharp. Grip checkering is very good. A good looking RIC revolver.

Fine Engraved Pinfire...

Fine Engraved Pinfire Revolver (AH6406)

Price $2,575.00

This fine engraved -pinfire revolver is very similar to the French Lefaucheux Patent Model 1862 pinfire revolver. This revolver is unmarked with the exception of London crown over V black powder proof marks on the barrel and cylinder. It was most likely made in France or Belgium and exported to England. The overall length is approx. 11.5". The 5.5" octagon at the breech to round 45 caliber...

Webley R.I.C. No. 1 New...

Webley R.I.C. No. 1 New Model .476 Caliber...

Price $2,300.00

Very fine revolver with  approximately 95% original high luster blue. Serial number 32396. Left side of frame is marked "Webley's R.IC. (Royal Irish Constabulary) No. 1 476 CF New Model". Action works properly. Grips are very good with some handling wear. Bore is excellent. A desirable Webley.

Webley Mark III .38 S&W...

Webley Mark III .38 S&W (AH6413)

Price $1,850.00

Very fine example that was probably marked for Constabulary use. Frame is stamped "D93" on the right side. Top strap is marked "P. Webley & Son London and Birmingham". This is an exceptional revolver with beautiful high luster blue. The bore is excellent and mirror bright. Trigger guard has a mostly gray patina. Grips are excellent. Overall this is a great condition Webley.

Webley MP .450 Caliber...

Webley MP .450 Caliber (AH5923)

Price $2,250.00

Very fine MP (Metropolitan Police) model. Adopted by the metropolitan police in 1883 and was in service until 1911. Frame has the Webley flying bullet logo with the pair of hands with manacles beneath the flying bullet. Approximately 96% lustrous blue. Action works properly. The cylinder on this model is unfluted. Grips are very good. A beautiful condition MP revolver.

Webley "WG" Army .455/.476...

Webley "WG" Army .455/.476 (AH6424)

Price $2,250.00

Scarce British made revolver. Barrel is 6" and marked "Army & Navy C.S.L." on top. Frame has Webley's flying bullet logo. Grips are very good plus with some wear on right side. Action works properly. Bore is excellent. An attractive and desirable Webley revolver.

Barren Echea Pinfire 12mm...

Barren Echea Pinfire 12mm Revolver (AH6216)

Price $1,175.00

Spanish made circa WWI. Fashioned after the 1854 Lefacheaux revolver, but more substantially built. Top flat of breech end of barrel is marked "Fo Barren Echea". Barrel is 6.5". This is an Eibar manufactured revolver. Many Spanish companies geared up to make small arms during WWI. An interesting pinfire for WWI exigencies.

Webley No. 4 Revolver .476...

Webley No. 4 Revolver .476 caliber (AH6417)

Price $2,750.00

Advertised in 1884 by the Army & Navy stores as "The Army & Navy Bulldog Extractor". Barrel has been shortened to 3.5". Top of barrel rib is marked "York House Regent St. London". The bore is excellent and the revolver works perfectly. Metal has a period deep lustrous blue. Grips are excellent. Left side of barrel is marked "Webley's No. 4 476CF". Beautiful condition. This fine...

Rare Fagnus-Spirlet .450...

Rare Fagnus-Spirlet .450 Caliber Revolver (AH6115)

Price $1,975.00

This is a model 1870 designed by Fagnus & CIE Belgium. These revolvers are often mistaken for a Galand revolver. The lever below the trigger guard swivels to the side and the front bow of the trigger guard pivots forward allowing the hinged barrel and cylinder to swing up and back for loading the front bow of the trigger guard can then be pushed forward to allow the cylinder ejector to...

Dreyse 1861 Kufahl...

Dreyse 1861 Kufahl Needle-fire Revolver (AH6269)

Price $3,975.00

Scarce needle-fire revolver. Action works perfectly. Bore has strong rifling with corrosion. Lettering and engraving is sharp. The stock shows normal handling wear with some minor dings near butt. Grip checkering is very good. Metal has a gray patina with some very light surface peppering. A hard to find Dreyse revolver.

Lightning Revolver By Orbea...

Lightning Revolver By Orbea Hermanos .38 Colt...

Price $4,500.00

This is a much better version of a Colt Lightning revolver that is finely engraved. Barrel length is 5". Caliber is .38 Long Colt. Bore is excellent. Action works properly. Metal has approximately 98% original nickel plating. The grips are European walnut and have most of their original varnish. Serial number 53. A handsome revolver.

Merwin & Hulbert Large...

Merwin & Hulbert Large Frame Army Model (AH6273)

Price $3,150.00

Single action with top strap and fluted cylinder and factory engraved with a scene of a Mexican Eagle. (Not the open top scoop cylinder variation.) Caliber is .44-40 WCF. Barrel is 7". Many Merwin and Hulberts were used in Mexico and we have handled many over the years. The reverse side of the revolver has an engraved scene of a Spanish mission on the edge of a lake. The grips are factory...

Iver Johnson Top Break .32...

Iver Johnson Top Break .32 S&W Short (AH6191)

Price $350.00

Five shot revolver with 6" barrel. Bore has strong rifling with frosting. Action works properly. This model has break open latch on the left side of the barrel extension. Grips have owl head grips and are excellent. Very good overall condition.

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German Single Shot Target...

German Single Shot Target Pistol .22 LR (AH6189)

Price $1,450.00

Barrel is 11" long and marked "Germany" on top flat. The left side of barrel has BUG proofs. Barrel transitions from octagonal to round back to octagonal and looks neat. Bore has strong rifling with some minor pitting. Metal has a gray patina. Rear sight is a fixed notch with front sight having a post with bead. Single trigger is an adjustable set. Good overall condition.