Foreign Military Antique Handguns

Foreign Military Surplus: Antique Handguns

For the discerning collector we offer antique handguns in the highly collectable foreign military surplus category. These firearms come from all across Europe and include everything from British sea service flintlocks to French Charlevilles to Swedish Navy models. Our inventory changes frequently so be sure to visit our list of new arrivals often.

Browse our selection of foreign military surplus antique handguns below. For other antique handguns, click over to our pages on antique U.S. martial and Civil War handguns, percussion cap revolvers, and black powder percussion cap pistols.

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Rare Cut-Away German Model...

Rare Cut-Away German Model 1879 Reichs Revolver...

Price $2,950.00

The 10.55mm Model 1879 Reichs revolver was used from 1882 to 1919. This revolver was manufactured in 1881 by the Dreyse factory in Sommerda. The overall length is approx. 13". The 7.2" stepped octagon to round barrel with cannon muzzle has a good bore with erosion in the rifling. The revolver retains approx. 80% of its original dull blue finish which is turning plum. The grip tangs, butt...

French Model 1837 Navy and...

French Model 1837 Navy and Marine Percussion...

Price $1,475.00

The French Model 1837 series of arms were some of the first percussion guns manufactured for the French military. This Model 1837 Naval and Marine pistol is approx. 11.5" long. The 6" round 60 caliber smooth bore barrel has an excellent bore. The barrel tang is marked Mle 1837 (Model 1837). All the metal is bright with light scattered staining. The lock is marked Mre Rle de Chatelleraault...

British P1856 Type...

British P1856 Type Officer's Percussion Pistol...

Price $1,650.00

This British Pattern 1856 type officer's percussion pistol has an 8" smooth bore 68 caliber octagon barrel. It was most likely for an officer, possibly cavalry, in the Indian army which, after the 1857 Sepoy rebellion, was issued smooth bore arms only. The overall length is approx. 13.5". The bore is good with very light roughness. The barrel has a blade front sight, a block India style rear...

Rare Nagant Belgian Model...

Rare Nagant Belgian Model 1877 Gendarmerie...

Price $2,675.00

“Nagant” is most often associated with the Model 1895 Russian Nagant revolver and as the second name in the Russian Model 1891 Mosin-Nagant Rifle. Despite the general assumption by most arms collectors that “Nagant” was a Russian, it is actually the last name of a pair of Belgian brothers, Emile and Leon Nagant. Sometime around 1867 the Nagant brothers met Samuel Remington during his visit...

French an 9 Gendarme...

French an 9 Gendarme Flintlock Pistol (AH6455)

Price $1,975.00

This nice French Gendarme Model an 9 flintlock pistol is dated 1817. The overall length is approx. 10".  The 5" round 60 caliber barrel has a fine smooth bore with light roughness. All the metal parts are bright with light spotting and discoloration with the trigger guard and butt...

French Model 1837 Naval and...

French Model 1837 Naval and Marine Percussion...

Price $1,350.00

The French Model 1837 series of arms were some of the first percussion guns manufactured for the French military. This Model 1837 Naval and Marine pistol is approx. 11.5" long. The 6" round 60 caliber smooth bore barrel has a fine bore. The barrel tang is marked Mle 1837 (Model 1837). All the metal is bright with scattered staining. The lock is marked Mre Rle de Chatelleraault (Royal...

Danish Percussion Model...

Danish Percussion Model 1846 Artillery Pistol...

Price $1,650.00

 These large Model 1846 62 caliber percussion pistols were made in Belgium for Denmark. The overall length is approx. 16". The 10.25" round 62 caliber smooth bore barrel has a fine bore. The barrel has a brass blade front sight. The block rear sight is part of the barrel tang. The barrel is marked BELGIUM on top. Next to the bolster is an inspection mark over a crown over K over 1846 over...

French Model 1837 Naval and...

French Model 1837 Naval and Marine Pistol (AH6412)

Price $1,050.00

The French Model 1837 series of arms were the first percussion guns manufactured for the French military. This Model 1837 Naval and Marine pistol is approx. 11.5" long. The 6" round 60 caliber smooth bore barrel has a fine bore. The barrel tang is marked Mle 1837 (Model 1837). All the metal is bright with scattered staining. The lock is unmarked. The serial number, 1596, is on the barrel and...

Pair of First Type French...

Pair of First Type French Model 1833 Officer's...

Price $4,500.00

This is an extremely fine pair of scarce first type percussion French Model 1833 Officer's Pistols. The overall length is approx. 14.5". The approx. 8.75" octagon 65 caliber barrels have hair rifling (many, many lands and grooves). They were intended to be used with no patch around the projectile which was rammed down the barrel over a fairly light powder charge. The barrels are swamped and...

Swedish Model 1850...

Swedish Model 1850 Percussion Pistol (AH6447)

Price $1,450.00

The Swedish Model 1850 smooth bore percussion "flankor-psitol" has an overall length of approx. 18". It has provisions for a shoulder stock. The approx. 11.5" round 77 caliber barrel has a good bore with darkness and very light roughness. All the metal has a smooth brown patina. The barrel is serial numbered, 788, on the left, is stamped WF WN to the left of the bolster, and has a crown over...

British New Land Pattern...

British New Land Pattern Sea Service Flintlock...

Price $2,875.00

This British New Land Pattern Sea Service flintlock pistol was produced under the reign of King William IV (1830 - 1837). The New Land Pattern Sea Service pistol is very similar to the standard New Land Pattern pistols with the exception of the 57 vs. 65 caliber bore and the sea service belt hook and butt cap. The overall length is approx. 15.5". The 9" round 57 caliber barrel has a fine...

French Naval and Marine...

French Naval and Marine Model 1837 Percussion...

Price $1,250.00

The French Model 1837 series of arms were the first percussion guns manufactured for the French military. This Model 1837 Naval and Marine pistol is approx. 11.5" long. The 6" round 60 caliber smooth bore barrel has a fine bore. The barrel tang is marked Mle 1837 (Model 1837). All the metal is bright with scattered staining. The lock is marked Mre Rle de Chatelleraault (Royal Manufactory of...

Spanish Model 1815...

Spanish Model 1815 Cavalry/Naval Flintlock...

Price $2,750.00

This Spanish Model 1815 cavalry/naval flintlock pistol (Pistola Para Caballeria Modeleo 1815) is in fine condition. The overall length is approx. 15". The approx. 9" octagon to round 71 caliber barrel has a very good smooth bore with light erosion.  The metal parts retain approx. 80% of their original blue finish. The barrel top flat has crown over R and P proof marks. The lock is marked DUI...

Scarce Danish 14 Bore 1753...

Scarce Danish 14 Bore 1753 Model Flintlock...

Price $3,950.00

This Danish flintlock military Model 1753 pistol was made during the reign of Frederick V, King of Denmark-Norway and Duke of Schleswig-Holstein from 1746 to 1766. the overall length is approx. 19". The approx. 12.25" round 69 caliber barrel has a fine smooth bore. All the metal is smooth and bright with light brown staining. The barrel has a blade front sight. The barrel tang has a V notch...

British New Land Pattern...

British New Land Pattern Sea Service Flintlock...

Price $2,450.00

This British New Land Pattern Sea Service flintlock pistol was produced under the reign of King William IV (1830 - 1837). The New Land Pattern Sea Service pistol is very similar to the standard New Land Pattern pistols with the exception of the 57 vs. 65 caliber and the sea service belt hook and butt cap. The overall length is approx. 15.5". The 9" round 57 caliber barrel has a good smooth...

Italian Navy Belt Pistol...

Italian Navy Belt Pistol (AH6398)

Price $975.00

This large 69 caliber Italian Navy percussion pistol is equipped with a 3.75" belt hook. The overall length is approx. 20". The 13.25" round barrel has fine bright rifled bore with a few areas of light erosion. The barre retains its smooth bright finish with areas of staining. It has a front sight but there is no rear sight. The left flat has a crown over shield and a crown over an...

Austrian Model 1859 Lorenz...

Austrian Model 1859 Lorenz Percussion Pistol...

Price $1,275.00

This Austrian Lorenz percussion pistol is dated 1864. The overall length is approx. 16". The 10.5" round 54 caliber barrel has a fine rifled bore with bright, strong rifling. It is marked G. SCHLAGER on the top and has Austrian proof and inspections marks at the left rear. Georg Schlager of Rittergasse 1, Vienna, was a manufacturer of Lorenz arms. It has a blade front sight and a sighting...

Montenegro Model 1870...

Montenegro Model 1870 Gasser Revolver (AH6396)

Price $2,750.00

This Montenegro Model 1870 Gasser revolver is marked with a crown over N.I. on the top of the barrel just forward of the rear sight. This stands for Nikita I, King of Montenegro. The overall length is approx. 10.5". The 5" round 11.2mm caliber barrel has an excellent bore with bright strong rifling. The left side of the barrel lug is marked L. GASSER over WEIN (Vienna) over OTTAKRING over...

AN 9 French Gendarme...

AN 9 French Gendarme Flintlock Pistol (AH6399)

Price $2,250.00

This is a very nice French Gendarme Model an 9 flintlock pistol that is dated 1811. The overall length is approx. 10".  The 5" round 60 caliber barrel has a fine smooth bore. All the metal parts are bright with very light spotting and discoloration. The barrel has an S near the pan and a small D over 1811 on the left flat. The barrel tang is marked M, an, 9 (Model Year 9). The lock is marked...

French Model 1842 Gendarme...

French Model 1842 Gendarme Pistol (AH6394)

Price $1,275.00

This Model 1842 Gendarmerie percussion pistol was manufactured in 1848 by the National Armory at Tulle. It is approx. 9.5" in overall length. The approx. 5" round 60 caliber barrel has a very good smooth bore with areas of erosion. It has three proof marks within circles on the left flat reading from the breech C A (in intertwined circles) and C. It is stamped 1848 in front of the bolster...