Antique Shotguns - Pre-1899

Antique Shotguns (Pre-1899): Belgian Shotguns, Side by Side Shotguns

Our inventory of antique shotguns is made up of shotguns manufactured before 1899, including English, French, and Belgian shotguns. Side by side shotguns of this era are highly collectable and our inventory changes frequently. Be sure to bookmark our new arrivals page and check it often.

Browse our collection of pre-1899 antique shotguns below. For other antique firearms, check out our antique handguns, antique long guns, and old ammo, tools & neat stuff.

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High Quality Manton Double...

High Quality Manton Double Barrel Percussion...

Price $6,000.00

This 10 GA percussion Manton shotgun is nicely engraved and has beautiful wood. The overall length is approx. 46 1/4". The 29 1/2" round barrels have very good bores. The barrels have most of their original brown finish. The center rib is marked in a flowing S JOSEPH MANTON & SON with another S scroll marking below reading PATENT. 6 HOLLIS ST.REET over another S scroll reading CAVENDISH...

Interesting Comblain...

Interesting Comblain Pressure Test Shotgun (AS42)

Price $1,295.00

This is a very interesting 12 GA Comblain pressure test shotgun. The Comblain rifle was made in Belgium in the 1880s and was used by the Belgian and Brazilian armies. This pressure test shotgun has a 29" round barrel with an excellent bore. All metal is blue/brown. There are light wrench marks on the barrel and a dent in the right side of the receiver. The lower tang is broken at the trigger...

British 10 Gauge Shotgun...

British 10 Gauge Shotgun (AS41)

Price $4,500.00

British 10 Gauge side-by-side shotgun made for and imported by Willian R. Schaefer, Boston. Schaefer was active in the firearms business from 1853 to 1916 dealing in percussion and cartridge firearms. We have owned several Schaefer marked quality shotguns over many years and found his choice of firearms to be of very good quality. This English example fits Schaefer's requirements. These 10...

Westley Richards...

Westley Richards Bar-In-Wood Shotgun (AS40)

Price $3,950.00

Has 30 inch Damascus barrels with bright bores. The right barrel has a rippling (small rings) on the interior that is visible on the outside. The left barrel is bright and shows only a minimal of the above. The action works perfectly with barrels on face and locks up tight to the frame. Length of pull is 14 1/2 inches. Buttstock has been extended by 1 3/4 inches and checkered on buttplate....

Very Fine W&C Scott & Son...

Very Fine W&C Scott & Son Hammer Double 12...

Price $7,500.00

Overall length is approximately 43”. Has 27” 12 Gauge barrels with steel 20 Gauge liners. The chambers are 2¾” and the bores are excellent. The barrels have a fine brown Damascus pattern. The rib is marked “W. & C. Scott & Son”. All action parts have excellent tight scroll engraving. The highly figured butt stock is excellent with checkering at the wrist and...

Parker Bros. E Grade Double...

Parker Bros. E Grade Double 10 Gauge (AS35)

Price $1,750.00

Desirable 10 Gauge side by side with 32” Damascus barrels. Frame is marked “E”. Metal has a mostly gray patina. Original butt plate. Stocks have nicks and dings from field wear. Not safe to shoot with modern smokeless ammunition. A scarce 10 Gauge Parker.

Colonial Flintlock Fowler...

Colonial Flintlock Fowler circa Late 1700's (AS33)

Price $2,750.00

The lock is marked “Fiddian”. This full-stocked approximately .64 caliber fowling piece is 63½” long with a 47⅞” long barrel. All metal is good with areas of light pitting and a dark patina. The stock is good with some wood loss at the barrel tang and along the barrel. The lock, marked “Fiddian” at the center, has a border line and light engraving...

Fine French Fowling Piece...

Fine French Fowling Piece by Lambinon, Circa...

Price $5,750.00

Fine French Fowling Piece by Lambinon, Circa 1740. Overall length is 61”. The 46” round .66 caliber barrel has a fine smooth bore. All metal is bright with few areas of light staining. The barrel is unmarked. The lock is stamped Lambinon. The stock is very good with three well-done repairs on the right side forward of the lock. The barrel ha a low raised rib starting forward of the front...

Hudson’s Bay Company Indian...

Hudson’s Bay Company Indian Trade Fusil (AS31)

Price $3,950.00

Hudson’s Bay Company Indian Trade Fusil. Made circa 1879 to 1920 by Isaac Holus and Sons. A similar example is pictured in Milton Von Damn book, The Fur trade, pages 54 and 55. This Fusil’s overall length is 48”. The 32¼” octagon to round percussion .56 caliber barrel has a fair smooth bore with rust and pitting. All metal has a gray patina with moderate pitting throughout. The barrel proofs...

Charles Newton Percussion...

Charles Newton Percussion Double Side by Side...

Price $4,250.00

Charles Newton Percussion Double Side by Side Combination Gun. The overall length is approx. 38.5”. The barrels are approx. 21.5”. They are about 16 Gauge smoothbore and .62 caliber rifled with bright near excellent bores showing a little light oxidation. The barrels show 95% of their Damascus pattern with a few areas of light pitting. The rib has most of its Damascus pattern, again with a...

Percussion Miquelet Lock...

Percussion Miquelet Lock Fowler by Antonio...

Price $1,595.00

Percussion Miquelet Lock Fowler by Antonio Garcia. Dated 1830. Antonio was the son of Francisco Garcia, Madrid gunmaker circa 178801793. The overall length is approximately 52½”. The 37½ocatgon to round .70 caliber barrel has a fair smooth bore. The barrel has decorative gold inlay at the front sight. Wedding band area, and approximately 7½” of the breech area. The barrel tang is engraved...

J.N. Scotts Bar Action...

J.N. Scotts Bar Action Sidelock 12 Gauge...

Price $4,500.00

J.N. Scotts Bar Action Sidelock 12 Gauge shotgun. Chokes are full and cylinder. Bores are very good. Barrel length 30”. Rib marked London Fine Damascus. Barrels are marked “Not for Ball” and have Birmingham proofs. Barrels have very good Damascus pattern. Locks have 100% original case colors. Frame and locks are tight scroll engraves with flourishes. Length of pull is 14¼”. Drop at heel is...

Engraved Gold and Silver...

Engraved Gold and Silver Inlaid Single Shot...

Price $3,250.00

Engraved Gold and Silver Inlaid Single Shot Rolling Block Spanish Shotgun by Felipe Galbarsoro of Eibar. Overall length is approximately 48”, The 33” octagon to round 12 Gauge barrel has a fine, bright bore. It is chambered for 2½” shells. The barrel has a smooth mottled blue/brown patina. The butt plate has a dark mottled patina, and the remaining metal surfaces have a smooth silver/gray...

Mahillon Double 12 Gauge...

Mahillon Double 12 Gauge (AS23)

Price $2,995.00

Mahillon Double 12 Gauge shotgun. Very fin e Belgian made double with 30” Damascus barrels. Sidelocks, hammers, receiver, under lever and tang are scroll engraved. Walnut stock is nicely figured with contrasting colors. Stocks are finely checkered. Butt stock has heel and toe plates and is checkered between. Action and hammers work perfectly. Locks are marked “Mahillon Bruxelles”. A great...

High Grade Percussion...

High Grade Percussion Shotgun from The Armory...

Price $4,250.00

High grade percussion shotgun from The Armory of Grand Duke Leopold II of Austria, Vienna. Manufactured circa 1840. Overall length is 44½”. The 29½” octagon 15mm smoothbore barrel has a fine bore. The barrel is fastened with three wedges. Barrel has approximately 95% original blue finish which is turning blue/brown in areas. The lock, hammer, and butt plate have visible colors. The lock,...

Ethan Allen 10 Gauge...

Ethan Allen 10 Gauge Hinge-Breech Double Barrel...

Price $2,750.00

Ethan Allen 10 Gauge Hinge-Breech double barrel shotgun. Several hundred were made circa 1865-1871. Overall length is 48”. Barrels are 30”. This gun features an unusual breech block that is unlatched by the lever on its right side. It then swings to the left for loading and unloading. There were three grades with this gun appearing to be the middle grade with checkered stocks and border...

Rare J.R. Cooper’s Patent...

Rare J.R. Cooper’s Patent Percussion 16 Gauge...

Price $2,495.00

Rare J.R. Cooper’s Patent Percussion 16 Gauge Fowler. 32¾” Octagon to round barrel with ‘wedding band’ approximately 6½” forward of the breech. Bore is approximately 16 Gauge. Unusual action with outside hammer, which operates a center hammer inside the action. This hammer strikes the centrally located percussion nipple which is located inside the action. The nipple is accessed through the...

Scarce Remington No1...

Scarce Remington No1 Rolling Block Shotgun (AS4)

Price $1,650.00

Scarce Remington No1 Rolling Block Shotgun. 32” Round barrel with excellent bore. These interesting shotguns are chambered for interchangeable use of 16 Gauge brass or 20 Gauge paper shells. These guns are the early “No1” type with all commercial parts. The later “No2” types were made with mostly military barrels and parts. The metal is a smooth brown patina overall. Stocks are very good...

Q. & L. Morton Petersburg...

Q. & L. Morton Petersburg Virginia 16 Gauge (AS3)

Price $2,250.00

Q. & L. Morton Petersburg Virginia 16 Gauge shotgun. Scarce Southern marked side-by-side double. Q. & L. are listed in the Mercantile Directory on Sycamore in Peterburg in 1851-1852. Top of barrel rib is marked in script “Petersburg, VA”. The engraved lock has dogs on point with grouse and other game birds surrounding by high quality scroll and floral engraving. Other metal parts are...

MacFarlane Double Barrel 10...

MacFarlane Double Barrel 10 Gauge (AS18)

Price $1,795.00
MacFarlane Double Barrel 10 Gauge shotgun. Side by side shotgun circa 1850’s-1860’s. 31” Damascus barrels marked “MacFarlane” marked “New York”. Stock is nicely figured walnut. A quality percussion side by side shotgun.