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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Scarce Swiss Model 1878...

Scarce Swiss Model 1878 Cavalry Revolver (AH6450)

Price $1,575.00

The Model 1878 was the first Swiss-made revolver used by the Swiss Army. About 6,000 were made by Waffenfabrik Bern, and so marked on the left side of the frame. This Schmidt-Galand type revolver is chambered for the 10.4mm centerfire cartridge. The overall length is approx. 11.5". The frame is solid with a fixed cylinder and hand operated rod ejection. The 4.5" octagon barrel has a good...

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Austrian Model 1798...

Austrian Model 1798 Flintlock Pistol (AH6458)

Price $1,350.00

This Austrian Model 1798 flintlock cavalry is rarely seen today. The overall length is approx. 17". The approx. 9.75" round 67 caliber smooth bore barrel has a fair dark bore with some roughness. With the exception of a 0 on the side plate and the issue number of 138 on the butt cap, the gun is unmarked. All the metal has a brown patina with areas of very light roughness. The brass nose cap,...

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French Model 1873 Military...

French Model 1873 Military Revolver (AH6456)

Price $750.00

The Model 1873 features a solid frame, fixed cylinder, and manual rod ejection. The overall length is approx. 9". The 4.7" half round, half octagon 11mm caliber barrel has an excellent bore. The barrel has script Mle 1873 on the top flat, two proofs on the left, and S.1890 on the right. The right side of the frame is marked Mre d'Armes over St Etienne. The serial number is found on the...

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Austrian 1844 Augustin Tube...

Austrian 1844 Augustin Tube Lock Cavalry Pistol...

Price $1,875.00

This large Austrian Augustin tube lock cavalry pistol with provision for a shoulder stock was made in 1844 (lock marked 844). The overall length is approx. 18.5". The approx. 13.2" round 73 caliber smooth bore barrel has a fair bore with roughness. It is equipped with a blade front sight. The block rear sight is on the barrel tang. All the metal has a smooth gray-brown patina. The only...

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Italian Modello 1874...

Italian Modello 1874 Revolver (AH6291)

Price $895.00

The Modello 1874 was the first handgun adopted by the military forces of the Kingdom of Italy. It is very similar to the French Model 1874 and is chambered for the 10.35mm cartridge. The 6.3" octagon barrel has a very good bore with bright rifling and light erosion. The right flat is marked with an S and two proof marks. It has a blade front and notch rear sight. The left side of the...

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Brazilian Navy Model 1893...

Brazilian Navy Model 1893 44 Nagant Revolver...

Price $1,350.00

This Brazilian Navy Model 1893 revolver is in excellent condition. The overall length is approx. 11". The 5.75" octagon 44 caliber (11.2X20R mm, similar to but not the same as the 44 S&W American cartridge) barrel has an excellent bore with strong rifling. All the metal has approx. 98%+ of its original military blue finish. The serial number, 175, is present on the barrel, frame,...

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French Model 1874 Pistol...

French Model 1874 Pistol .22 Caliber (AH6280)

Price $1,000.00

This Model 1874 was modified to 22 caliber rimfire for training use by the French military. It has the usual Mle 1874 marking on top of the barrel, the serial number, N21708, to the left, S1878 on the right, and various other inspection and proof marks. The frame is marked Mre d'Armes over St Etienne on the right. This revolver has a mix brown patina and bright finish. The bore is excellent...

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Dutch Model 1873 (Old...

Dutch Model 1873 (Old Model) Army Pistol (AH6395)

Price $875.00

The Dutch Model 1873 (Old Model) solid frame double action revolver is based on the Chamelot Delvigne design. The overall length is approx. 12'. The 6.3" octagon 9.4mm caliber barrel has a fine bright bore with strong rifling and light erosion. The gate-loaded cylinder holds six rounds. All metal has a smooth blue brown patina. The barrel has a blade front sight and notched receiver top rear...

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Swiss Model 1882 7.5 Swiss...

Swiss Model 1882 7.5 Swiss (AH5911)

Price $895.00

Swiss military revolver. Serial numbers are matching. Bore is excellent. Action works properly. Very good overall condition.

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Cased Webley Wilkinson...

Cased Webley Wilkinson Revolver with Provenance...

Price $4,750.00

This revolver is marked on the barrel rib "WILKINSON SWORD CO. PALL MALL LONDON". This revolver is marked in a silver roundel "TKR" on the left side grip and is marked TKR on the lid of the leather luggage style case as is often found on personalized cases such as this. TKR was "Thomas Kane McClintock Bunbury He was the2nd Baron of Rathdonnell 1848-1929,and his family addressed him as TKR....

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British Georgian Period...

British Georgian Period Officers Pistol (AH5828)

Price $950.00

British Georgian Period Officers Pistol. Lock signed Heyli Birmingham proofs. Barrel length 7 ½” and overall length 14” Action works perfectly. Brass furniture has an untouched old patina. Not the best Georgian pistol we have handeled but with a bit of restoration should look very nice. We could not find Mr Heyli in our reference books. Priced very reasonably.

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British New Land Pattern...

British New Land Pattern Flintlock Pistol (AH5809)

Price $1,350.00

British New Land Pattern Flintlock Pistol. British New Land Pattern flintlock military pistol. The lock is marked Crown “GR” and Tower on the tail of the lock. Barrel length is 9”. Overall length is 15 ¾”. The action works perfectly. Note: The lock, cock and frizzen have been cleaned in some sort of abrasive manner that has etched the metal surfaces. Overall, good plus condition. Priced...

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Swiss Model 1882 7.5 Swiss...

Swiss Model 1882 7.5 Swiss Revolver (AH5833)

Price $975.00

Swiss Model 1882 7.5 Swiss Revolver. Swiss Military revolver. Bore is excellent. Correct wooden grips. Approximately 95% original finish. Very good plus overall condition. A fine military revolver.

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Cased Webley Mark 1...

Cased Webley Mark 1 Military Revolver (AH5825)

Price $3,875.00

Cased Webley Mark 1 Military revolver. With W.D markings. Serial number 12490. This is the very best condition Mark1 we have owned. Revolver has 98-99% fine early blue .455 caliber, 4” barrel. Perfect bore and action. Grips are perfect. The case is English oak. The interior has a cartridge block for 15 cartridges. Oil bottle for “Duncans best Rangoon oil”. Screwdriver,...

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Smith & Wesson No.3...

Smith & Wesson No.3 Australian Contract (AH5791)

Price $3,250.00

Smith & Wesson No.3 Australian Contract. Made in 1890’s. Only 250 of these guns were made. .44 Russian caliber with a 7” barrel. Gun has 96% of the nickel. These guns were refinished when they were decommissioned. This gun is nice and sharp. Grips are very good. Action works perfect and gun is all matching. The broad arrow mark is by the serial number. Very nice gun!

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German Model 1883 Reichs...

German Model 1883 Reichs Revolver (AH5785)

Price $850.00

German model 1883 Reichs revolver 10.55 Caliber. Made by Dreyse. Backstrap is unit marked “R.S.4.194. Reserve-Sanitats-Kompagnie 4 waffe nr 194”. Lanyard holde has been filled. Action works properly. Very good condition overall.

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German Model 1879 Reichs...

German Model 1879 Reichs Revolver (AH5770)

Price $1,150.00
German Model 1879 Reichs Revolver. Made by Dreyse. Butt is unit marked 71.A.1.43. Field artillery regiment 71 Batterie 1. Metal has a gray and brown patina. Bore is very good with strong rifling. Action works perfectly. Very good overall condition.
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British Light Dragoon...

British Light Dragoon Flintlock Pistol (AH5780)

Price $1,250.00
British Light Dragoon Flintlock Pistol. Lock has the “Crown GR” mark and the tail of the lock is marked Tower. Bore caliber .56. Barrel length 10”, overall length 16”. Action works perfectly.
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Russian Tula Arsenal...

Russian Tula Arsenal Flintlock Pistol Converted...

Price $1,275.00
Russian Tula Arsenal Flintlock Pistol Converted to Percussion. Barrel length 9 ¾”and overall length 16 ¾ “. Caliber is. 60 approximately. Brass barrel band is numbered 65 and the Lock plate forward bar is also marked 65. Trigger guard and butt cap have Inspector sinks. Action works perfectly. Pistol has an Iron belt hook that looks in keeping with the age and condition of the pistol. Note:...
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German Model 1883 Reichs...

German Model 1883 Reichs Revolver (AH5748)

Price $975.00
German Model 1883 Reichs 10.55 caliber revolver. Made by Erfurt in 1896. Front grip strap is unit marked L.M. II 6.R.117. Reserve Field Artillery Regiment. Metal has a gray patina. Very good overall condition.
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