Knife Pistols & Misc Antique Handguns

Misc. Antique Handguns, Pistol Crossbows for Sale & Pistol Knives

At Collectors Firearms, our odds and ends include antique pistol crossbows for sale, as well as 19th century pistol knives from Unwin & Rogers. However, since our inventory changes frequently as we buy and sell, your best bet is to bookmark our new arrivals page and check it often.

Browse our collection of pistol knives and pistol crossbows for sale below. For other antique handguns, visit our flintlock and double barrel flintlock pistols, black powder percussion cap pistols, and antique Remington pages. Or branch out to other categories, like antique long guns, shotguns, or edged weapons.

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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!

Cased Galois Squeeze Pistol...

Cased Galois Squeeze Pistol (AH6542)

Price $2,795.00

Made circa 1890s. 8mm extra short caliber with a 2” barrel. Gun is in excellent condition with 90% of the original blue. Good case colors remain. The mottle grip is excellent as well. Action works perfectly. These are very interesting design. The case is not as old as the gun, but looks...

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Unusual Percussion Double...

Unusual Percussion Double Barrel Pistol - Short...

Price $4,500.00

This unusual double barrel percussion pistol-short sword was made by Vauthier in Paris. The overall length is 24.5". The blade from tip to cross guard is 18.75". The grip length is 3.75". The blade is approx. 1.5" wide at the pistol barrel muzzles. The blade is bright with scattered roughness. The percussion pistol features 4.5" round 31 caliber barrels. It is operated by cocking the bottom...

Very Unusual Day’s Patent...

Very Unusual Day’s Patent Skulls Head Truncheon...

Price $2,495.00

Approximately a 55 caliber bore with an 8 ½” barrel. Most of these guns had an eagles head; this is the first we have seen with a Skull. These are also found with a horse head and a crown. The metal has been cleaned. Action works well.

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Day’s Patent Under Hammer...

Day’s Patent Under Hammer Cane Gun (AH5892)

Price $2,495.00

Very interesting example of a Day’s Patent Cane Gun. Most of the Day’s patent pistols are the Eagle Headed Trunnion style pistol. This is an unusual variation with the horse head and being a cane gun. This gun is in 28 bore with an 18 ½” barrel. This gun is in an under hammer action that works properly. The action part is marked “Day’s/ Patent/ JR” The horse handle is...

Ultra Rare Oddity J....

Ultra Rare Oddity J. Delhaxhe Brevette (AH5823)

Price $6,950.00

Ultra Rare Oddity J. Delhaxhe Brevette Revolver. A .30 caliber pinfire cylinder, 4 finger knuckles and for good measure a 3 ½ folding stiletto. 6-Shots. Frame marked J.Delhaxhe Brevette. Cylinder has ELG liege proof. Double action works perfectly. This very rare combination gun comes with its original case fitted for the gun, with compartment with 8 rounds of pinfire cartridges....

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James Roger Knife Pistol....

James Roger Knife Pistol. (AH5388)

Price $1,495.00
.28 Caliber percussion knife pistol by James Rogers circa 1850. 3 ½” Octagon barrel. Knife blades have a dark gray patina with some pitting. “James/Rogers/Sheffield” is marked on each knife blade. The grips are made of horn. Gun shows carry use. Scarce knife pistol.
US Model 1842 Pistol by...

US Model 1842 Pistol by Johnson.(AH4880)

Price $1,195.00
US Model 1842 Pistol by Johnson. Dated 1853. Brown patina throughout barrel. Markings are clear. Stock is very good with visible cartouches.
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Rare Marston  .22 Caliber...

Rare Marston .22 Caliber Knife Pistol (AH4711)

Price $3,750.00
Rare Marston 22 Caliber Knife Pistol. Rare gun with retractable knife blade. Metal has a smooth gray patina on the barrel. Frame is nicely patinaed. Grips are very good. Action works, as does the retractable knife. Nice Gun!
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Unwin & Rodgers Knife...

Unwin & Rodgers Knife Pistol (AH4552)

Price $2,350.00
Unwin & Rodgers Knife Pistol. .30 Caliber Rimfire. Bore is worn and has pitting. These are British made self-protection pistols with a single shot barrel and folding knife blade (double edged). Gun has a trapdoor behind the hammer for additional cartridges. The checkered scales are of buffalo horn. Action works perfectly. Neat oddity pistol!
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Rare Tanto Pistol (AH4472)

Rare Tanto Pistol (AH4472)

Price $5,500.00
Rare Tanto Pistol Pinfire System and Trigger Works Double Action. We have owned only 4 or 5 of these tanto pistols in the last 42 years. We have never seen a double action example and the barrel and frame are floral engraved which we have never seen on a tanto pistol. Caliber is approximately .30 caliber. Barrel length is 7”. Overall length 16 ½”. Saya fittings are floral engraved. Kodzuka...
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Rare Japanese Tanto Pistol...

Rare Japanese Tanto Pistol (AH4471)

Price $3,650.00
Rare Japanese Tanto Pistol. Percussion with folding trigger. Approximately .30 caliber. Barrel length 12 ¼” and overall length 16 ¾”. Saya black and brown lacquer mix in excellent condition. Lacquer silver mekugi with butterflies. The kojiri is iron with clouds in gold highlights. Rare tanto pistol made only for a short time span.
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Fantasy Single Shot...

Fantasy Single Shot Derringer with Blade (AH4280)

Price $295.00
Fantasy Single Shot Derringer with Blade. This is a reproduction single shot derringer that has had a trigger guard, blade and grip added. It was antiqued after the additions.
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Middle Eastern Over/Under...

Middle Eastern Over/Under .36 Caliber Pistol...

Price $250.00
Middle Eastern Over/Under .36 Caliber Pistol. Unusual Middle Eastern or North African pistol with a swivel barrel. Both barrels are .36 caliber. We believe this is not intended for firing and was made up for the tourist trade.
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Rare Patent Model Brettell...

Rare Patent Model Brettell and Frisbie Revolver...

Price $3,750.00
Rare Patent Model Brettell and Frisbie Revolver. Bar action works perfectly. Barrel and cylinder are wood. Beautiful ambrotype of gentleman holding an Ells revolver which is very similar to the Brettell and Frisbie and was patented one month after the Brettell and Frisbie. Rare patent model. The ambrotype is rare also since it features a man holding an Ells revolver.
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Unwin & Rodgers Knife...

Unwin & Rodgers Knife Pistol Unmarked (AH4185)

Price $2,475.00
Unwin & Rodgers Knife Pistol Unmarked. Percussion variation, 3 3/8” barrel. 2 blades in very good condition. Action works perfectly. Grip panels are horn and are excellent. Butt trap door works and snaps shut correctly. Tweezers and pricker for touch hole in the grips. Very good plus to excellent condition. Very fine oddity pistol!
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Unwin & Rodgers Knife...

Unwin & Rodgers Knife Pistol (AH4186)

Price $2,475.00
Unwin & Rodgers Knife Pistol. Circa 1850. Percussion variation. Blades marked “Non XLL, Unwin & Rodgers”. Blades are very good. Springs are firm. Longest blade is 3 ½”. Barrel length is 3 5/8”. Grip panels are very good with a small chip out of the toe of the left grip panel. Bullet mold in the left grip panel, and tweezers in the right grip panel. Gun is very good plus overall. Very fine...
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Rare Dolne Apache Knukle...

Rare Dolne Apache Knukle Duster (AH4132)

Price $2,950.00
Rare Dolne Apache Knukle Duster. Three weapons in one: first one, pinfire revolver; second one, brass knuckles; third one, serpentine dagger. Gun has approximately 93-95% original nickel. Cylinder has a blue-gray mix. Action works perfectly. Marked “L Dolne” on frame. Rare oddity gun in fine condition.
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