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.

Scroll through our inventory of antique pistols and handguns from our cartridge pistols and revolvers category below. You can also browse other antique pistols for sale or additional categories as diverse as Colts, Winchesters, and antique long guns.

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IVER JOHNSON .38 S&W TOP...

IVER JOHNSON .38 S&W TOP BREAK REVOLVER...

Price $200.00

Serial No. 22951, circa 1890's prior to 1898, .38 S&W, 3.25" round barrel. Nickle finish rates 90% with some flaking noted at the flutes in the cylinder and around the muzzle. Bore has light surface oxidation visible in the grooves with strong rifling present. Grips are near excellent, action indexes correctly with a tight lock up. Consignment

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Allen .22 Sidehammer RF...

Allen .22 Sidehammer RF Revolver .22 (AH8613)...

Price $250.00

NSN, circa 1858-1865, .22RF, 2.5" octagonal barrel marked " ALLEN & WHEELOCK. WORCESTER. MSUS/ALLEN'S PAT'S. SEPT 7 NOV.9.1858" Bore is poor with oxidation visible in the lands and grooves. Metal is a grey/brown patina, grips are good with light handling wear. Action functions but timing is off. Consignment

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H&R The American Double...

H&R The American Double action revolver .32...

Price $150.00

Serial No. 8656, circa 1888-1890, .32 caliber, 2.5" octagonal barrel. Bore is fair with oxidation visible in the grooves. Finish is a grey patina with scattered pin-prick oxidation noted. Grips are good with wear present, left side has loss noted. Action functions correctly with slight play when indexed. Consignment

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Whitney Model No. 2 Rimfire...

Whitney Model No. 2 Rimfire Revolver (AH6575)

Price $550.00

This 32 rimfire Whitney No. 2 six-shot spur trigger revolve has an attractive brass frame. The 3.5" octagon barrel has a very good bore with strong rifling. It is marked on the top WHITNEYVILLE ARMORY CT. U.S.A. The barrel and other metal parts have a smooth gray patia. The bass frame is bright. It has dings on the right at the trigger sheath and just above it and on the top right of the...

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Unusual Otis Smith Brass...

Unusual Otis Smith Brass Revolver (AH6574)

Price $895.00

With its all brass frame and BARREL, the 32 centerfire caliber Spencer Safety Hammerless revolver is an American firearms oddity. A few thousand were made by Otis A. Smith, Rockfall, CT, circa the 1890s.  In addition, this revolver is unusual in that the barrel top rib is marked MALTBY, HENLEY (EY are dented) & CO, NEW YORK. U.S.A. over PAT. JAN. 24. 1888 & OCT. 29. 1889. Maltby,...

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Factory Engraved Merwin &...

Factory Engraved Merwin & Hulbert Spur Trigger...

Price $795.00

Serial number 8036. Made circa 1880s. 38 centerfire caliber with a 5 ½” barrel, This gun has been refinished. This gun was obviously factory engraved, but a lot of the engraving was lost in the polishing. Gun is all matching. Pearl grips are very fine....

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Rare Le Merveilleux Squeeze...

Rare Le Merveilleux Squeeze Pistol (AH8512)

Price $2,795.00

Serial number 392.  Made circa 1890s. 6mm caliber with a 3” barrel. This gun is in very good condition with approximately 50% of the blue on the barrel. The frame is etched and nickel plated. Grips are carved ivory. Le Merveilleux is French for The...

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Forehand Arms Co. Top Break...

Forehand Arms Co. Top Break Revolver .32...

Price $299.00

Made circa 1890's, .32 S&W cal with a 3.25" barrel. Bore is good with some pitting. Nickel plated top break revolver. Has about 95% original nickel plate with some light speckling. The grips are excellent and the action works correctly. Consignment.

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Merwin & Hulbert Large...

Merwin & Hulbert Large Frame 3rd Model w/...

Price $5,500.00

Serial number 23562. Made circa 1870s to 1880s. 44-40 caliber with a 5 ½” barrel. This gun has 60% of the original finish. The grips are two piece pearls with a carved Mexican eagle on the right hand side. The gun belt holster rig is a Piteado rig. Piteado rigs are almost always made in Mexico.

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Hopkin & Allen XL No. 5 W/...

Hopkin & Allen XL No. 5 W/ Slim Jim Holster...

Price $500.00

Serial Number NSN. Made circa 1880s to 1890s. 32 S&W caliber with a 3 ½” barrel, This gun still has some original nickel finish, but is worn overall. Grips are two piece pearls with the right hand side cracked. This gun comes with a great slim jim style holster with flap. 

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British Bulldog Engraved...

British Bulldog Engraved Revolver .38 (AH8383)

Price $1,895.00

1880's vintage .38 cal with a 2.9" barrel. Bore is very good. Gold plated and engraved pocket revolver, probably Belgian made. Marked "British Bulldog" on topstrap. Metal is excellent with all the gold plating. The grips are very good with light use. A neat looking antique revolver in excellent condition.

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Merwin and Hulbert Pocket...

Merwin and Hulbert Pocket 38 Single Action w...

Price $3,250.00

Serial number 5945. Made circa 1870s to 1880s. 38 Centerfire caliber with a 3 ½” barrel. Nice gun with over65% of the original finish. Action works well. This gun has very fine carved pearl grips with the Mexican eagle and snake. Along with this gun comes a Piteado flap holster. Piteado holsters were made mostly in Mexico. (Consignment)

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Webley Metropolitan Police...

Webley Metropolitan Police revolver .450 Boxer...

Price $1,395.00

Serial No. 90259, circa 1880's-1890's, .450 Boxer, 2.5" round barrel. Top of the frame is marked "P Webley & Son/ London Birmingham" Left side of frame is marked "450/Webley/ Handcuffed hands/MP/90259" Right side is marked "Police-768" lower frame. 30% bright original blue remains, mostly on barrel and protected areas. Checkered brown grips are worn with light scratches visible. Bore is...

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C-96 Cone Hammer...

C-96 Cone Hammer Broomhandle English Proofed...

Price $5,995.00

Serial No. 11800, made in 1897, 7.63mm, 5.5" round barrel. 90% original blue remains, bore is bright with light frosting noticeable in the grooves. Under barrel is marked with standard British proof marks, left side of barrel stamped "Crown/U". Rear sight is set to 500, which is common on English guns. Beautiful fire blue remains on small parts. Serial numbers are matching, wood serrated...

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Mauser C/96 Large Ring...

Mauser C/96 Large Ring Broomhandle Pistol 7.63...

Price $3,000.00

SN: 13450. Made in 1898, 7.63 Mauser caliber with a 5.5" barrel. Bore is fair, dark with worn rifling. Antique Large Ring Mauser with matching number stock. Has about 50% original blue with scattered blue loss. Grips are very good. The stock is very good. Overall good condition. Consignment.

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Mauser C/96 Large Ring...

Mauser C/96 Large Ring Broomhandle Pistol 7.63...

Price $3,000.00

SN: 13163. Made in 1898, 7.63 Mauser caliber with a 5.5" barrel. Bore is excellent. Antique Large Ring Mauser with matching number stock. Has about 60% original blue with scattered blue loss. Grips are very good. The stock is very good. Overall good condition. Consignment.

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Mauser C/96 Conehammer...

Mauser C/96 Conehammer Broomhandle Pistol 7.63...

Price $6,500.00

SN: 2008. Made in 1897, 7.63 Mauser caliber with a 5.5" barrel. Bore is fair with light pitting. Antique Conehammer marked "Westley Richards & Co" on the frame, with matching number stock. Has about 80% finish with blue loss on the barrel. The stock has a crack on the right side and is otherwise sound. A rare and desirable Mauser. Consignment.

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Mauser C/96 Conehammer...

Mauser C/96 Conehammer Broomhandle Pistol 7.63...

Price $4,500.00

SN: 5617. Made in 1897, 7.63 Mauser caliber with a 5.5" barrel. Bore is excellent. Antique conehammer Mauser with British proofmarks. Has about 80% original blue with loss on the barrel. Grips are very good. Overall good condition. Consignment.

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Mauser C/96 Conehammer...

Mauser C/96 Conehammer Broomhandle Pistol 7.63...

Price $5,500.00

SN: 11071. Made in 1897, 7.63 Mauser caliber with a 5.5" barrel. Bore is excellent. Antique conehammer Mauser with an inscription on the frame "From C.E. Gudewill to Mayor R. Costigan/Montreal/1900". Has about 90% original blue with loss on the barrel. Grips are very good. An interesting example. Consignment.

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Mauser C/96 Conehammer...

Mauser C/96 Conehammer Broomhandle Pistol 7.63...

Price $5,500.00

SN: 11798. Made in 1897, 7.63 Mauser caliber with a 5.5" barrel. Bore is good with light pitting. Antique Conehammer Mauser with matching number stock. Has been expertly refinished and looks excellent. The stock is very good. A rare and desirable Mauser. Consignment.

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