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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James Reid .22 Caliber...

James Reid .22 Caliber Knuckle-Duster Revolver...

Price $1,695.00

This is an early Reid seven-shot 22 caliber rimfire revolver with the sliding safety device that locks the cylinder at a mid point. The left side of the frame has the desirable early MY FRIEND marking below the cylinder. The brass frame has decorative scroll engraving. The blued cylinder has turned a smooth plum. The serial number is 4434 with the cylinder pin being numbered with the last...

James Reid .22 Caliber...

James Reid .22 Caliber Knuckle-Duster Revolver...

Price $1,450.00

This is a late Reid seven-shot 22 caliber rimfire revolver without the sliding safety device. The left side of the top strap is marked MY FRIEND PATD..DEC.26.1865. The brass frame has decorative scroll engraving. The cylinder is gray. The serial number is 15628. The action functions correctly. This interesting and distintive revolver can also be used as brass knuckles for fighting.

Chicago Arms “The...

Chicago Arms “The Protector” Palm Pistol (AH6539)

Price $2,895.00

Serial 10656. Made in 1890s. 32 RF extra short caliber with a 2” barrel. Excellent condition with 95% of the original finish. Grips are excellent. Action works well. Very interesting system and in very good condition!

Chicago Arms “The...

Chicago Arms “The Protector” Palm Pistol (AH6540)

Price $3,295.00

Serial Number 8830.Made in the 1890s. 32 RF extra short caliber with a 2” barrel. Excellent condition with 97% of the original nickel finish. Grips are excellent. Action works well. Very interesting system and in a very good condition!

Rare .50 Caliber Webley...

Rare .50 Caliber Webley Revolver (AH6220)

Price $10,500.00

Extremely rare .50 caliber Webley. Top strap is marked "H. Allport & Son's Patrick St. Cork". Metal has approximately 90% original high luster blue. Left and right side of frame have Webley bullet logo. Grip checkering is excellent. Action works perfectly. Bore is excellent. A very desirable Webley!

Very Fine Hammond Bulldog...

Very Fine Hammond Bulldog 44RF (AH6504)

Price $2,750.00

Beautiful example! Barrel is marked "Connecticut Arms & Manfucaturing Co. Naubuc Conn". Barrel is 4" and has 99% of it's original finish. Frame and breech block have vivid case colors. Walnut grips are checkered and the checkering is sharp and crisp. This is the best condition Hammond Bulldog we have owned!

German Hebel 1894 Flare Gun...

German Hebel 1894 Flare Gun (AH6102)

Price $295.00

7 1/8” barrel. 26.5 mm caliber. Barrel has been shortened. Metal has a dark finish. Grips are very good with normal handling wear.

Beautiful Factory Engraved...

Beautiful Factory Engraved Merwin & Hulbert 1st...

Price $17,500.00

.44 Merwin & Hulbert Caliber, 7" barrel, S/N 2695. Marked on the left side of the barrel in a scrolled banner and on top of the barrel. Silver plated and factory engraved. Amberlite hard rubber grips. Finely scrolled engraving with full silver plate. **The revolver is excellent overall...

French Perrin Model 1859...

French Perrin Model 1859 Revolver (AH6303)

Price $2,450.00

Civil War era production revolver. Barrel is 5.5". Caliber is 12MM. Metal has a gray patina. Walnut grips are very good with some wear. Bore is very good with strong rifling,. Action works perfectly. Very good overall condition. Left side of the frame is marked Paris.

Webley Improved Government...

Webley Improved Government Revolver .455...

Price $4,950.00

Scarce second pattern. Top of barrel rib is marked "Army & Navy CSL". Barrel is 5.75". Bore is excellent. Action works perfectly. Cylinder has the "church steeple" flutes. Metal has approximately 90%-94% blue with the main loss on grip straps. Back strap is marked "D.C." for Dominion of Canada. Grips are very good plus with sharp checkering. A desirable Webley variation.

Remington Style "Huge" Vest...

Remington Style "Huge" Vest Pocket Pistol 22LR...

Price $1,850.00

Very unusual pistol. We have never seen another example of this pistol! The design is the same as a Remington Vest Pocket, but the barrel is 6 3/4" and overall length is 7 3/4"! Bore is chambered for 22 long rifle. We could write a small book of conjecture as to what or how this pistol evolved. Alas there are no markings or names on the pistol, but it is certainly quality work. Don't pass...

Very Rare Engraved Mauser...

Very Rare Engraved Mauser Model 1878 "Zig-Zag"...

Price $7,500.00

This very rare and attractive Mauser Zig-Zag revolver is factory engraved and has a gold-washed cylinder, hammer, and trigger. The Model 1878 Zig-Zag revolver features Z pattern grooves in the cylinder that, in conjunction with a rod that moves forward when the hammer is cocked, causes the cylinder to rotate. The 3 5/8" round with top rib 7.6mm barrel has an excellent bore. The revolver...

Webley WG Model of 1894...

Webley WG Model of 1894 .450/.455 (AH6499)

Price $3,475.00

Bore is excellent. Barrel is 7.5". Action works perfectly and locks up tight. The revolver has approximately 98% original blue. The grips have some handling wear to the checkering. Very good plus overall condition. A good looking Webley revoler.

Iver Johnson Defender 89...

Iver Johnson Defender 89 Revolver (AH6029)

Price $425.00

The Defender 89 was manufactured by Iver Johnson, Worcester, MA, in the late 1800s. This Defender 89 is in 32 rimfire caliber. The 2 3/8" round barrel has a very good bore with frosting in the grooves. The top strap is marked DEFENDER 89. The gun retains approx. 85% of its original nickel finish with scattered flaking. The very fine hard rubber grips have decorative scrolls with DEFENDER '89...

Webley 1886 WG Army .455...

Webley 1886 WG Army .455 (AH6443)

Price $3,750.00

Desirable British Webley revolver with "church steeple flutes". Revolver has the Pryse type cylinder release on the barrel lug. Frame on left side has "Webley Patents" with flying bullet logo. Bore is very good with strong rifling and some minor pits. Barrel is 6". Approximately 97% original nickel plating. Grips are very good, no chips or cracks. A beautiful Webley!

Factory Deluxe Engraved...

Factory Deluxe Engraved Marlin 38 Standard 1878...

Price $2,295.00

Serial Number 1000. Circa late 1880s to 1890s. 38 Centerfire Caliber with a 3 ¼” barrel. Gun is beautifully factory engraved. Our first thought was the engraving was the hand of L.D. Nimschke, but no pulls were found in his engraving book....

Manhattan Arms Navy...

Manhattan Arms Navy Cartridge Conversion (AH6090)

Price $850.00

Serial number 13857. Made in the 1860s. .36 caliber with a 4” barrel. Metal has been cleaned. All markings and cylinder scene are visible. This appears to be a gunsmith conversion. Grips are excellent.

Deane Adams & Deane Large...

Deane Adams & Deane Large Frame Cartridge...

Price $4,750.00

This is a fine large frame Deane Adams & Deane five-shot revolver. The caliber appears to be 476 centerfire. The overall length is approx. 14". The approx. 7.75" octagon barrel has a fine bore with a couple areas of light erosion. It is equipped with a blade front sight and a small standing notched rear sight on the top strap. The top of the barrel is marked DEANE ADAMS & DEANE....

Rare Transition Model 1886...

Rare Transition Model 1886 Webley WG .455...

Price $4,950.00

Scarce transition between a Pryse revolver and the present form. This revolver has the "Steeple" or "Church" flutes on cylinder. Barrel is 6" and marked on rib by retailer "Army & Navy C.S.L.". Action works perfectly. Serial number 1705. All parts are matching. Approximately 98% of the original nickel plating. A very sharp gun.

Fine Adams 450 Caliber...

Fine Adams 450 Caliber Cartridge Revolver (AH6478)

Price $4,250.00

This large frame commercial 450 caliber Adams revolver is in fine to excellent condition. The overall length is approx. 11.5". The 6" octagon barrel has an excellent rifled bore. The front sight is a tall, narrow blade and the rear is a notch just forward of the hammer. The top of the barrel is marked ADAM'S PATENT SMALL ARMS Co,391,STRAND, LONDON. Approx. 90% of the original bright blue...