Antique Handguns

Each gun in our carefully curated collection of antique handguns has a history all its own. We have a huge variety of classic flintlock pistols, cartridge pistols and revolvers and so much more. We are constantly growing and curating our antique handgun inventory, so please check back frequently for new arrivals. Check out a full list of our new arrivals here.

Please browse through our antique handgun inventory below. If you have any questions about our online or in store merchandise, please call us at 877-214-9327, or send us an email at info@collectorsfirearms.com.

  • European Single Shot Pistol. Very unusual mechanism. Barrel marked Michele J220. This pistol has no proof marks. The breech swings out for loading and ejecting. The ejector rod is on the right side of the frame and is captive or “fixed” to the frame. Barrel length is 6” and overall length is 10”. Caliber is approximately .44. Grips are rosewood with perfect checkering. The engraving is scrolls with a most unusual lightly punched dot pattern. Pistol has 98% blue. Note: The ejector acts as both ejector and when in battery position it locks into the frame to hold the swing out breech block in place. Really a very unique pistol.

    European Single Shot Pistol (AH5640)

    $1,675.00

    European Single Shot Pistol. Very unusual mechanism. Barrel marked Michele J220. This pistol has no proof marks. The breech swings out for loading and ejecting. The ejector rod is on the right side of the frame and is...

  • Zuluaga Spanish Body Guards of the King Pistol. Barrel marked in elegant script “Rl. Cuerpo de Guards, de la Persona del Rey. Barrel has maker’s sink in gold Zuluaga, M. in Madrid from 1800-1817. Barrel has the royal coat of arms of Aragon and Castilles. Trigger guard bow has the name Ramon Zuluaga in beautiful script. Lock is marked in script “Zuluaga”. The stock on the left is marked by the stock maker “by Darte”. Pistol has a captive ramrod. Checkering is perfect. The brass furniture is gold wash. The bore is .70 caliber. This is an elegant pistol that is a pleasure to look at and even more so to own it! Personal body guards to King Ferdinand VII. Note: Check out the flash pan figure!

    Zuluaga Spanish Body Guards of the King Pistol (AH5639)

    $8,500.00

    Zuluaga Spanish Body Guards of the King Pistol. Barrel marked in elegant script “Rl. Cuerpo de Guards, de la Persona del Rey. Barrel has maker’s sink in gold Zuluaga, M. in Madrid from 1800-1817. Barrel has the...

  • National Derringer with Pearl Grips.
Very fine factory engraved gun in excellent condition. 95% of the original silver plate remains on the barrel and frame. Gun has very fine pearl grips.

    National Derringer with Pearl Grips (AH4716)

    $3,750.00

    National Derringer with Pearl Grips. Very fine factory engraved gun in excellent condition. 95% of the original silver plate remains on the barrel and frame. Gun has very fine pearl grips.

  • Remington Model 95 Over/Under .41 Caliber Rimfire Derringer. Action works perfectly. Grips are excellent, no chips or cracks. Finish is blue with patina mix, having about 25-30% blue. Bore has pits and wear as do most over/under Remington derringers. Very popular derringer in its day. This is antique.

    Remington Model 95 Over/Under Derringer (AH5638)

    $1,195.00

    Remington Model 95 Over/Under .41 Caliber Rimfire Derringer. Action works perfectly. Grips are excellent, no chips or cracks. Finish is blue with patina mix, having about 25-30% blue. Bore has pits and wear as do most...

  • Lincoln Jeffries Six-Shot Revolver. Very well engraved in the English manner with very tight scrolls. Top strap marked “Lincoln Jeffries 31 Whittall St. Birmingham Gold Prize London 1870”. Cylinder is marked “450 caliber”. Barrel length is 4 ½”. Bore is bright with excellent rifling. Grips are excellent with perfect checkering. Gun has approximately 85-90% lustrous blue. Note: the revolver appears to have two hammers. The lower hammer is the cocking hammer. The upper hammer when pushed down unlocks the cylinder and barrel to be opened. Gun has Birmingham proofs. Very unusual and very well made revolver. Lincoln Jeffries is listed in Nigel Browns excellent book of some 299 listing British Gun Makers. As 31 Whithalls Birmingham from 1873-1888 and several other Brimingham location up to 1953.

    Lincoln Jeffries Six-Shot Revolver (AH5636)

    $3,195.00

    Lincoln Jeffries Six-Shot Revolver. Very well engraved in the English manner with very tight scrolls. Top strap marked “Lincoln Jeffries 31 Whittall St. Birmingham Gold Prize London 1870”. Cylinder is marked...

  • U.S Model 1836 Flintlock pistol with History.
This pistol by  R. Johnson dated 1838. Has a presentation on the stock in front of the trigger guard. It is very old thin parchment paper with a presentation as follows. Trophy from the battle of New for Sidney H. Gay from H.W.S Olscott. H.W.S Olscott was Henry Steel Olcott, a colonel in the civil war in the U.S Army. He was a journalist, lawyer and special commissioner for the war department and Navy department. The internet has many references to H.S Olcott and his accomplishments. Sidney H. Gay, born 1814-Died 1888, was an attorney and abolitionist  and was part of the underground railroad with Louis Napoleon, a free black man. Together they aided approximately 3000 refugees to get to upstate New York and Canada. Internet reveals much more info on Sidney H. Gay. This pistol is dated 1838 on the lock. The reference to the battle of New York which Gen. George Washington fought the British under Gen Howe, is mostly on Long Island but the battle spilled into Harlem, with Howe being victorious. The assumption that the word “NE?” was for new but was possibly for some other battle . The pistol is very good plus with perfect cartouche. Very fine 1836 model with presentation history!.

    U.S Model 1836 Flintlock Pistol with History (AH5635)

    $3,500.00

    U.S Model 1836 Flintlock pistol with History. This pistol by R. Johnson dated 1838. Has a presentation on the stock in front of the trigger guard. It is very old thin parchment paper with a presentation as follows. Trophy...

  • U.S Model 1816 Flintlock pistol by S. North.
U.S Model 1816 Flintlock pistol by Simeon North. Barrel is 9 1/16” in length. Metal is a grey patina with sharp barrel stamps noted. Lock is the early style. Action works perfectly. Wood is good with a minor crack noted by the side plate. Cartouche is visible. A very good looking model 1816!

    U.S Model 1816 Flintlock Pistol by S. North (AH5633)

    $3,295.00

    U.S Model 1816 Flintlock pistol by S. North. U.S Model 1816 Flintlock pistol by Simeon North. Barrel is 9 1/16” in length. Metal is a grey patina with sharp barrel stamps noted. Lock is the early style. Action works...

  • U.S Model 1836 Flintlock Pistol.
U.S Model 1836 flintlock pistol by A. Waters. Metal is in the bright with some light staining on the surface. Lock is dated 1839. Wood is good, has a chip missing in front of the lock plate. Cartouches are visible. Action is tight and crisp.

    U.S Model 1836 Flintlock Pistol (AH5632)

    $3,500.00

    U.S Model 1836 Flintlock Pistol. U.S Model 1836 flintlock pistol by A. Waters. Metal is in the bright with some light staining on the surface. Lock is dated 1839. Wood is good, has a chip missing in front of the lock plate...

  • Pair of Boutet Flintlock Pistols. 
One pistol lockplate is marked “Manufacture Imperial”. The second is marked “Versailles”. These were from the H.H. Thomas Collection, Louisville, KY. Barrel length 3¼” and overall length is 7”. Bores are approximately .50 caliber. Barrels are lightly engraved and gold filled. Our French gunsmith, who was in charge of restoration of the arms collection of the Versailles Palace, has confirmed that these are Boutet pistols, possibly as part of a garniture set. Overall condition is excellent. This is an excellent opportunity to own a pair of Boutet Versailles pistols at a reasonable price.

    Pair of Boutet Flintlock Pistols (AH5631)

    $7,500.00

    Pair of Boutet flintlock pistols. One pistol lockplate is marked “Manufacture Imperial”. The second is marked “Versailles”. These were from the H.H. Thomas Collection, Louisville, KY. Barrel length...

  • Excellent Peanut Size Henry Deringer .41 caliber pistol.
.41 Caliber with a 1 ½” barrel. Beautiful condition with all of the original brown finish with striping on barrel. Two silver bands are on the breech. Excellent case colors remain on the lock. Trap in butt. All of the furniture is nicely engraved. About as good as you could ask for!

    Excellent Peanut Size Henry Deringer .41 (AH5630)

    $6,750.00

    Excellent Peanut Size Henry Deringer .41 caliber pistol. .41 Caliber with a 1 ½” barrel. Beautiful condition with all of the original brown finish with striping on barrel. Two silver bands are on the breech...

  • French Model 1822 “T Bis” Marked (AH5627)

    French Model 1822 “T Bis” Marked (AH5627)

    $875.00

    French Model 1822 “T Bis” Marked. Manufactured Royale Du Mauberge. Left-side of stock has the Tulle control mark over the arsenal cartouche. The action works perfectly. Stock is very good with sharp edges. No...

  • Forehand and Wadsworth New Model Army .44 Russian caliber revolver.
Manufactured in the 1870’s to 1880’s. Beautiful and rare revolver. Action works perfectly. Bore is excellent. Gun has approximately 95% factory nickel. Has factory pearl grips that fit perfectly with three very tiny chips on the right-side edge. Almost imperceptible. The best of this model we have handled. From an old collection of antique guns. 
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    Forehand and Wadsworth New Model Army .44 Russian (AH5625)

    $6,500.00

    Forehand and Wadsworth New Model Army .44 Russian caliber revolver. Manufactured in the 1870’s to 1880’s. Beautiful and rare revolver. Action works perfectly. Bore is excellent. Gun has approximately 95% factory...

  • Merwin and Hulbert Large Frame .44 caliber revolver.
Double and single action revolver with top strap. One of the best of this model we have owned. Barrel is 7”. Bore is perfect, mirror bright. Revolver has 99% original factory nickel. The factory pearl grips are perfect. Action works perfectly. 
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    Merwin and Hulbert Large Frame .44 (AH5625)

    $5,750.00

    Merwin and Hulbert Large Frame .44 caliber revolver. Double and single action revolver with top strap. One of the best of this model we have owned. Barrel is 7”. Bore is perfect, mirror bright. Revolver has 99%...

  • U.S. Model 1836 Flintlock Pistol Converted to Percussion.
U.S. Model 1836 Flintlock pistol by R. Johnson converted to a percussion system. Barrel is a light grey patina with some surface pin prick pitting. Wood shows handling and usage wear. Peace is missing at the rear of the lock plate. Faint cartouche is visible.

    U.S. Model 1836 Flintlock Pistol Converted to Percussion (AH5621)

    $695.00

    U.S. Model 1836 Flintlock Pistol Converted to Percussion. U.S. Model 1836 Flintlock pistol by R. Johnson converted to a percussion system. Barrel is a light grey patina with some surface pin prick pitting. Wood shows...

  • U.S Model 1842 Percussion pistol.
U.S Model 1842 Percussion pistol by H. Aston .54 cal with a barrel length of 8 ½” Metal is a dark patina, lock is dated 1850. Wood is good with faint cartouches visible. Action locks up tight.

    U.S Model 1842 Percussion pistol (AH5620)

    $695.00

    U.S Model 1842 Percussion pistol. U.S Model 1842 Percussion pistol by H. Aston .54 cal with a barrel length of 8 ½” Metal is a dark patina, lock is dated 1850. Wood is good with faint cartouches visible. Action...

  • U.S. Model 1836 Flintlock Pistol.
U.S Model 1836 Flintlock pistol by R. Johnson. Iron parts are in the white. Lock is dated 1838.
Wood is in excellent condition with sharp edges. This means it has had very little handling use. Cartouche is sharp and crisp. Beautiful 1836 Model!

    U.S. Model 1836 Flintlock Pistol (AH5619)

    $4,500.00

    U.S. Model 1836 Flintlock Pistol. U.S Model 1836 Flintlock pistol by R. Johnson. Iron parts are in the white. Lock is dated 1838. Wood is in excellent condition with sharp edges. This means it has had very little handling...

  • U.S. Model 1836 Pistol converted to percussion.
U.S Model 1836 flintlock pistol by R. Johnson converted to percussion. Metal is a grey patina with surface pitting, Lock plate is dated 1843. Wood is good, has nice sharp cartouches. A lot of these converted 1836’s pistols saw use during the Civil War!

    U.S. Model 1836 Pistol converted to percussion (AH5618)

    $950.00

    U.S. Model 1836 Pistol converted to percussion. U.S Model 1836 flintlock pistol by R. Johnson converted to percussion. Metal is a grey patina with surface pitting, Lock plate is dated 1843. Wood is good, has nice sharp...

  • U.S Model 1836 Flintlock pistol.
Finished in arsenal bright. Manufactured by R. Johnson, lock dated 1842. Stock cartouches are perfect. Action works perfectly. Overall excellent plus to near new condition.

    U.S Model 1836 Flintlock Pistol (AH5616)

    $4,500.00

    U.S Model 1836 Flintlock pistol. Finished in arsenal bright. Manufactured by R. Johnson, lock dated 1842. Stock cartouches are perfect. Action works perfectly. Overall excellent plus to near new condition.

  • U.S. Model 1842 Percussion Pistol.
Great looking U.S. model 1842 Percussion pistol made by H.Aston. Metal has a light grey patina. Lock plate is dated 1849. Action is tight and crisp. Wood is very good with minimal handling wear. Cartouches are present on left side. Overall a good looking 1842 pistol

    U.S. Model 1842 Percussion Pistol (AH5615)

    $1,395.00

    U.S. Model 1842 Percussion pistol. Great looking U.S. model 1842 Percussion pistol made by H.Aston. Metal has a light grey patina. Lock plate is dated 1849. Action is tight and crisp. Wood is very good with minimal handling...

  • U.S. Model 1842 Percussion pistol.
U.S. Model 1842 percussion pistol  .54 caliber with an 8 ½” barrel. Metal has a grey patina with areas of surface pin prick pitting. Lock plate is dated 1852. Stock is good, crack is noted at the rear of the lock plate and side plate screw. Cartouches are present. Good looking 1842 Percussion pistol.

    U.S. Model 1842 Percussion Pistol (AH5614)

    $995.00

    U.S. Model 1842 Percussion Pistol. U.S. Model 1842 percussion pistol .54 caliber with an 8 ½” barrel. Metal has a grey patina with areas of surface pin prick pitting. Lock plate is dated 1852. Stock is good,...