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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Danish Model 1891 Navy...

Danish Model 1891 Navy Revolver (AH6750)

Price $1,575.00

THis is a fine example of the 9mm Danish Model 1891 Navy top-break revolver. These revolvers were manufactured for the Danish Navy by J.B. Ronge in Liege, Belgium. The 6.3" octagon to round barrel has an excellent bore with bright, strong rifling. The revolver retains approx. 90% bright blue with the cylinder and grip straps turning brown. The checkered wood grips are very good with moderate...

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H. Pieper 1889 Mexican Army...

H. Pieper 1889 Mexican Army Gas Seal Revolver...

Price $2,750.00

Contract revolver for the Mexican Army with 5.5" barrel. Left sideplate is marked "Ejercito Mexicano" The barrel top strap over the cylinder is marked exactly the same. The contract was for 5000 revolvers for special or elite troops. The Pieper Revolver was made as an official issue gun in 1893 by presidential decree. Grips are marked "Pieper Patent." Grips show handling wear but no cracks,...

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War of 1812 Canadian...

War of 1812 Canadian Militia or Also known as...

Price $2,995.00

These pistols were supplied from merchants and not from ordnance. These are often referred to as the 1813 Indian Contract pistols. Barrel is marked with a crown over "GR" and broad arrow, as well as a Tower crossed scepters acceptance proof. 65 caliber with a 9” barrel. Metal has a dark...

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War of 1812 Canadian...

War of 1812 Canadian Militia or Also known as...

Price $2,995.00

These pistols were supplied from merchants and not from ordnance. These are often referred to as the 1813 Indian Contract pistols. Barrel is marked with a crown over "GR" and broad arrow, as well as a Tower crossed scepters acceptance proof. 65 caliber with a 9” barrel. Metal has a light...

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Ludwig Loewe Model 3, 3rd...

Ludwig Loewe Model 3, 3rd Model Russian S&W...

Price $4,850.00

Ludwig Loewe made licensed copies of the S&W Model 3, 3rd Model Russian revolver for Russia, Argentina, and commercial sales. Argentina was interested in the S&W Russian model revolver but, as S&W was busy making them for Russia, Argentina turned to Ludwig Loewe for 2,000 revolvers. This was Argentina's first military revolver. These very well made revolvers are equal to the...

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Inscribed Webley WG Army...

Inscribed Webley WG Army .455 Caliber (AH6503)

Price $4,750.00

Revolver is inscribed on back strap to a WWI British officer. Back strap is marked "WA Lindsay Stewart Grenadier GDS". According to, Wikitree.com, William Alfred Lindsay-Stewart, a captain in the Grenadier Guards, heroically held an advanced position on the Somme against repeated attacks. He was killed in action in September of 1916. Revolver is very good with approximately 80% original...

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Webley Mark II .455 Caliber...

Webley Mark II .455 Caliber (AH6380)

Price $1,495.00

Revolver is uncut. Barrel is 4". Revolver is marked "N 108 55". N is for naval use. Left side of frame is marked "CN1 2/07". We assume this is a further disposition of the revolver. Bore is excellent. Action works properly. Top strap has a broad arrow. Good to very good overall condition.

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Russian Tula Arsenal...

Russian Tula Arsenal Flintlock Pistol Dated...

Price $1,350.00

This large Tula Arsenal flintlock pistol is dated 1807. The overall length is approx. 20.75". The 13.25" octagon to round smooth bore 62 caliber barrel has a fair bore with roughness. All the metal parts have been chemically cleaned to a dull bright patina. The metal parts have scattered light pitting. The lock is marked TULA (in Cryillic) with 1807 below. The barrel has a partially...

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Webley Mark II .455 Caliber...

Webley Mark II .455 Caliber (AH6331)

Price $1,850.00

British service style revolver. Barrel is 4". The Mark II has the English retailer name on the top strap "Robert Jones 42 Manchester Street, Liverpool". The action works properly. Bore has worn rifling with some minor pitting. Manufactured 1894-1897. A desirable Webley variation.

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Prussian Model 1850...

Prussian Model 1850 Percussion Cavalry Pistol...

Price $1,550.00

With its cannon muzzle, the Model 1850 is a very attractive Prussian cavalry pistol. The overall length is approx. 15.5". The 8.75" octagon to round approx. 60 caliber smooth bore barrel has a fair bore with moderate erosion. The barrel and lock are a mix of bight and brown with an overall light brown appearance. The barrel left flat is marked 1851 with a crown proof mark to the rear and...

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French Model an 13...

French Model an 13 Flintlock Pistol (AH6474)

Price $2,250.00

This is a fine 1810-dated French Model an 13 (1805) pistol. The overall length is approx. 14". The 7 7/8" round 69 caliber smooth bore barrel has an excellent, bright bore. All the metal is bright with very little staining. The barrel is marked FF forward of the touch hole with an impressed star and triangle and impressed star over B above the touch hole. The left flat has a B in an oval and...

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Italian Modello 1874...

Italian Modello 1874 Revolver (AH6471)

Price $1,250.00

The Modello 1874 was the first handgun adopted by the Kingdom of Italy's armed forces. The overall length is approx. 11.5". The 6.3" octagon 10.35mm caliber barrel has an excellent bore with bright, strong rifling. It has a blade front sight with the block rear sight at the rear of the top strap. The left receiver is marked in an arc R'FABB.D'ARMI over BRESCIA (fabricated by the Brescia...

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Prussian Model 1850...

Prussian Model 1850 Percussion Cavalry Pistol...

Price $1,675.00

With its cannon muzzle, the Model 1850 is a very attractive Prussian cavalry pistol. The overall length is approx. 15.5". The 8.75" octagon to round approx. 60 caliber smooth bore barrel has an excellent, bright bore. The barrel and lock are bight with areas of light spotting. The barrel left flat is marked 1850 with a crown proof mark to the rear and two crown over letter marks below. The...

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Model 1853 Lefaucheaux...

Model 1853 Lefaucheaux Revolver (AH6459)

Price $1,750.00

Most Lefaucheaux 12mm pinfire revolvers were made in Belgium. This revolver was made in France by Casimir Lefaucheaux. The overall length is approx. 11.5". The 6 3/8" round barrel has a fine bore with frosting in the grooves. All the metal finish is bright with very light brown spotting. The right side of the frame has a small symbol over LF (Lefaucheaux) followed by the serial number, 8589....

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British New Land Pattern...

British New Land Pattern Flintlock Pistol (AH6446)

Price $1,750.00

The flintlock British New Land Pattern pistols were introduced circa 1802 and were produced in this configuration until about 1820. The overall length is approx. 15". The 9" round 65 caliber smooth bore barrel has a good bore with very light roughness. It has London crown over GR proofs on the right rear and what appears to be a 12 followed by a crown over an indistinct mark on the right....

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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...

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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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