Cartridge Antique Long Guns

Cartridge Antique Long Guns, Marlin Lever Action Rifles & Henry Rifles for Sale

We have Marlin lever action rifles, Evans rifles, and Henry rifles for sale in our extensive inventory of cartridge antique long guns, which also includes Spencers, Sharps, Remingtons, and fine rifles from England and Continental Europe. Our cartridge long guns are highly collectable and our inventory changes frequently, so bookmark our new arrivals pageand check it often.

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  • Whitney Kennedy Saddle Ring .44-40 caliber carbine.
With “S” lever. The action works smoothly and perfectly. Bore is fair with worn rifling and corrosion in the grooves. Carbine has a uniform brown patina. Stocks are solid, except for the chip at the toe at the butt plate. Only 1000 of these estimated, most going to South America. Thus making any found in the U.S. being somewhat rare. Overall good condition. Hard to find Whitney Kennedy saddle ring carbine.

    Whitney Kennedy Saddle Ring .44-40 (AL4918)

    $2,250.00

    Whitney Kennedy Saddle Ring .44-40 caliber carbine. With “S” lever. The action works smoothly and perfectly. Bore is fair with worn rifling and corrosion in the grooves. Carbine has a uniform brown patina. Stocks...

  • Sharps Borchardt Model 1878 .45-70 caliber rifle. 
Military rifle. Bore is very good plus, mostly bright with strong rifling. This rifle has approximately 95% original blue. The stocks are solid. Right side of forend has numerous dents that appear to be very similar, as if the gun laid on its side and bumped against something to cause this pattern. Stocks are otherwise good overall. The action works perfectly as does the safety behind the trigger. Comes with an old but complete military sling.

    Sharps Borchardt Model 1878 .45-70 (AL4900)

    $3,450.00

    Sharps Borchardt Model 1878 .45-70 caliber rifle. Military rifle. Bore is very good plus, mostly bright with strong rifling. This rifle has approximately 95% original blue. The stocks are solid. Right side of forend has...

  • Whitney-Kennedy .45-70 Caliber Sporting Rifle.
W. Morse patent and 1856 date on barrel. Tang has Burgess patents of 1873-1875. Bore is excellent and bright action works perfectly and smoothly. Metal parts have even light color patina with no pits or abuse of any kind, just normal wear. Stocks are very good with no chips or cracks. This is a nice big frame .45-70 in better condition than usually seen, especially for a .45-70. Barrel is 28”

    Whitney-Kennedy .45-70 Caliber Sporting Rifle (AL4796)

    $3,250.00

    Whitney-Kennedy .45-70 Caliber Sporting Rifle. W. Morse patent and 1856 date on barrel. Tang has Burgess patents of 1873-1875. Bore is excellent and bright action works perfectly and smoothly. Metal parts have even light...

  • Marlin Ballard .22 Caliber Target Rifle.
Barrel length 28½”. Bore is excellent. Barrel has very good blue. Receiver has mottled patina. Barrel is matching number to the receiver. Hooded front sight with cross hairs with bullseye center. Rear sight is a Vernier with micrometer adjustment. Gun has Swiss style buttplate. Stocks are excellent with 98% varnish. This is a fine Marlin Ballard Target in overall excellent condition. Gun weights 9.5lbs.

    Marlin Ballard .22 Caliber Target Rifle (AL4794)

    $3,450.00

    Marlin Ballard .22 Caliber Target Rifle. Barrel length 28½”. Bore is excellent. Barrel has very good blue. Receiver has mottled patina. Barrel is matching number to the receiver. Hooded front sight with cross...

  • Frank Wesson Two Trigger .22 caliber rifle.
Manufactured circa 1870’s. Rifle has been restored with a custom nickel finish. Bore has good rifling with pitting in the grooves. Wood is excellent. Very good overall condition.

    Frank Wesson Two Trigger .22 (AL4785)

    $949.95

    Frank Wesson Two Trigger .22 caliber rifle. Manufactured circa 1870’s. Rifle has been restored with a custom nickel finish. Bore has good rifling with pitting in the grooves. Wood is excellent. Very good overall...

  • Brown Manufactured External Extractor Ballard Patent Rifle.
Interesting extra heavy barrel .44 caliber. Receiver is marked “Brown MFG Co. Newburyport Mass/ Ballard’s Patent/ Nov. 5, 1861”. Tang has been drilled and tapped for a peep sight. Wood is nicely figured walnut with an old repaired crack on forearm near external extractor. Bore has strong rifling with light frosting. A neat heavy barrel target rifle.
 Note: This rifle weights 14 lbs. and measures 1¼” from side flat to side flat at the muzzle. Barrel marked “No 44” on top flat.

    Brown Manufactured External Extractor Ballard Patent Rifle (AL4779)

    $2,350.00

    Brown manufactured external extractor Ballard patent rifle. Interesting extra heavy barrel .44 caliber. Receiver is marked “Brown MFG Co. Newburyport Mass/ Ballard’s Patent/ Nov. 5, 1861”. Tang has been...

  • Marlin Model 1881 .40-60 caliber rifle.
Barrel length is 28”. Action works perfectly. Bore is very good plus to excellent. Rifle has good plus blue. Approximately 60-70%. Lever shows about 20% case colors. Receiver is mostly patina. Stocks are good plus with an old repair on the forend. Overall a very good model 1881.

    Marlin Model 1881 .40-60 (AL4777)

    $3,520.00

    Marlin Model 1881 .40-60 caliber rifle. Barrel length is 28”. Action works perfectly. Bore is very good plus to excellent. Rifle has good plus blue. Approximately 60-70%. Lever shows about 20% case colors. Receiver is...

  • Schutzen Style Rifle.
Most likely 8.15x46 caliber. Rifle has double set adjustable triggers. Schutzen butt plate. 98% of a restored finish. Bore has strong rifling. Very good overall condition.

    Schutzen Style Rifle (AL4767)

    $1,875.00

    Schutzen Style Rifle. Most likely 8.15x46 caliber. Rifle has double set adjustable triggers. Schutzen butt plate. 98% of a restored finish. Bore has strong rifling. Very good overall condition.

  • Klein’s Patent Needle Gun.
Scarce needle fire gun made in the 1850’s by George Foster. Stock has a cartouche near butt plate (Kleins Patent Nov 1849 New York). Rear sight is missing. Approximately .44 caliber. Very good overall American made needle gun.

    Klein’s Patent Needle Gun (AL4763)

    $3,495.00

    Klein’s Patent Needle Gun. Scarce needle fire gun made in the 1850’s by George Foster. Stock has a cartouche near butt plate (Kleins Patent Nov 1849 New York). Rear sight is missing. Approximately .44 caliber...

  • Merrimack Arms Manufactured Company “Ballards patent” .44 Caliber Rifle.
Barrel bore has some pits at the breech end of the barrel but near excellent for the rest of the bore. This rifle has the dual percussion and cartridge capabilities. Gun has the external ejector under the forend. Barrel has very good blue. Stock have minor handling marks and 95% original varnish.

    Merrimack Arms Manufactured Company “Ballards patent” .44 Caliber Rifle (AL4761)

    $1,850.00

    Merrimack Arms Manufactured Company “Ballards patent” .44 Caliber Rifle. Barrel bore has some pits at the breech end of the barrel but near excellent for the rest of the bore. This rifle has the dual percussion...

  • Marlin Ballard No. 6½ Rigby Off Hand Mid-Range .38-50 Caliber Rifle.
Deluxe target rifle with 28” Rigby barrel. Receiver is scroll engraved with deer motifs on each side. Stock is nicely figured walnut with a small age crack near toe. Horn forearm tip. Schuetzen butt plate. Tang peep sight. Bore is bright and shiny with a few minor pits. Checkering is sharp. A scarce model.

    Marlin Ballard No. 6½ Rigby Off Hand Mid-Range .38-50 Caliber Rifle (AL4760)

    $7,500.00

    Marlin Ballard No. 6½ Rigby Off Hand Mid-Range .38-50 Caliber Rifle. Deluxe target rifle with 28” Rigby barrel. Receiver is scroll engraved with deer motifs on each side. Stock is nicely figured walnut with a...

  • Stevens Schuetzen Junior 52 .32-40 caliber rifle.
Scarce deluxe target rifle with checkered pistol grip stock, Schuetzen style butt plate, 30” Half round/half octagon heavy barrel, palm rest, double set triggers and Lyman tang peep sight. Receiver is engraved with a game scene on each side. Bore is excellent. A scarce Schuetzen model target rifle

    Stevens Schuetzen Junior 52 .32-40 (AL4734)

    $7,495.00

    Stevens Schuetzen Junior 52 .32-40 caliber rifle. Scarce deluxe target rifle with checkered pistol grip stock, Schuetzen style butt plate, 30” Half round/half octagon heavy barrel, palm rest, double set triggers and...

  • Evans Transitional Sporting Rifle.
Manufactured 1876-1877. 28” Scarce octagon barrel marked “Evens repeating rifle/ Merhank Falls, ME, Pat Dec 8, 1868 & Sept 16, 1871”. There is an area of pitting near front sight. Action works perfectly. Stocks are good with nicks and dings, no cracks. Bore has strong rifling with a minor are of pitting. Very good overall condition.

    Evans Transitional Sporting Rifle (AL4718)

    $3,450.00

    Evans Transitional Sporting Rifle. Manufactured 1876-1877. 28” Scarce octagon barrel marked “Evens repeating rifle/ Merhank Falls, ME, Pat Dec 8, 1868 & Sept 16, 1871”. There is an area of pitting near...

  • Whitney-Kennedy Sporter .44-40 caliber lever action repeater.
Sphttps://www.collectorsfirearms.com/manage/products/131685/editorter model with 24” barrel. Metal has a brown patina. There is a small crack on the forearm wood. Action works perfectly. Good overall condition.

    Whitney-Kennedy Sporter .44-40 (AL4712)

    $1,795.00

    Whitney-Kennedy Sporter .44-40 caliber lever action repeater. Sporter model with 24” barrel. Metal has a brown patina. There is a small crack on the forearm wood. Action works perfectly. Good overall condition.

  • Remington Keene Sporting 45-70 caliber rifle.
Also referred to as “Frontier Rifle”. Barrel length is 24½” measured from the muzzle to bolt face in battery position. Existing literature does not list this barrel length but the barrel is uncut and unaltered. Bore is excellent. Action works perfectly. Barrel and magazine tube have approximately 95% original blue. Stock is good plus, with minor handling and hunting dings. No cracks, no chips. Stock has approximately 90% original varnish. Good looking Keene in overall very good condition.

    Remington Keene Sporting 45-70 (AL4697)

    $3,150.00

    Remington Keene Sporting 45-70 caliber rifle. Also referred to as “Frontier Rifle”. Barrel length is 24½” measured from the muzzle to bolt face in battery position. Existing literature does not list...

  • Marlin Model 1881 .40-60 Marlin caliber rifle. 
Barrel length 26”. Bore is perfect action works perfectly and smoothly. This is a large frame 2nd variation. This rifle is in outstanding condition for a model 1881. The rifle has approximately 97-98% bright original blue. The stocks are excellent with 95-97% original varnish. No chips or cracks, just a very few handling marks. Full octagon, half magazine configuration. This is a beautiful 1881!

    Marlin Model 1881 .40-60 Marlin (AL4636)

    $5,850.00

    Marlin Model 1881 .40-60 Marlin caliber rifle. Barrel length 26”. Bore is perfect action works perfectly and smoothly. This is a large frame 2nd variation. This rifle is in outstanding condition for a model 1881. The...

  • U.S. Springfield 1875 Trapdoor Officers Model Type III. 
Rare Springfield Officers model 1875 Trapdoor rifle. Only 477 are known to have been made. Rifle is near excellent. Barrel has a brown patina mixed with bluing. Lock, hammer and breech block have beautiful case coloring. Butt plate does show storage wear on metal. Stock is excellent has a sharp cartouche dated 1885. Beautiful rare firearm!

    U.S. Springfield 1875 Trapdoor Officers Model Type III (AL4621)

    $19,950.00

    U.S. Springfield 1875 Trapdoor Officers Model Type III. Rare Springfield Officers model 1875 Trapdoor rifle. Only 477 are known to have been made. Rifle is near excellent. Barrel has a brown patina mixed with bluing. Lock,...

  • Stevens Tip Up Rifle with Forearm.
This rifle is for .44 Rimfire. Which we believe is a rare caliber in the model. Barrel length 30”. Bore is mostly bright with excellent rifling in. Barrel was reblued long ago and the barrel address is buffed and is approximately 90% visible. The underside of the barrel has some light to medium scratches that got blued over, we assume, when the whole barrel was refinished. The frame, tang and trigger guard have 90% original nickel. The tang is drilled for tang sight (not present) and front sight is a folding breech. The stock has 95% original varnish and the buttstock has fancy figure wood. 

Note: The forend is correct for this model rifle but the serial number does not match. All other numbers are matching. Hard to find model in nice condition.

    Stevens Tip Up Rifle with Forearm (AL4531)

    $2,250.00

    Stevens Tip Up Rifle with Forearm. This rifle is for .44 Rimfire. Which we believe is a rare caliber in the model. Barrel length 30”. Bore is mostly bright with excellent rifling in. Barrel was reblued long ago...

  • Marlin Model 1891 .32 Rimfire Lever Action Rifle. 
Full length tubular feed. This is a model 1891 2nd Variation with “March 1 1892 patent dated” added. Serial #80182. No upper tang markings. Bore is surprising excellent. Action works perfectly. Frame has approximately 75% blue. Barrel and magazine tube have approximately 90% blue. There are some pitted areas on the outside of the barrel about half way. Stocks are very good with 95% original varnish. Hard to find early Marlin Rimfire rifles in nice condition!

    Marlin Model 1891 .32 Rimfire Lever Action Rifle (AL4509)

    $1,950.00

    Marlin Model 1891 .32 Rimfire Lever Action Rifle. Full length tubular feed. This is a model 1891 2nd Variation with “March 1 1892 patent dated” added. Serial #80182. No upper tang markings. Bore is surprising...

  • Springfield Trapdoor Sporting .45-70 caliber rifle. 
Sporting rifle. Barrel length is 30” and overall length is 49”. The action is from a military Springfield, serial # 2480. Bore is good to very good showing wear. Many conversions for Buffalo Hunters were made on these actions with the stocks in this configuration. Rear sight is a Rocky Mountain buckhorn with adjustable ladder. Front sight is German silver ramp. Stock is good plus. Buttplate is “U.S.” marked. The stock at the buttplate has dark stains. Very colorful 1870-1880 Hunters rifle priced reasonably.

    Springfield Trapdoor Sporting .45-70 (AL4478)

    $2,475.00

    Springfield Trapdoor Sporting .45-70 caliber rifle. Sporting rifle. Barrel length is 30” and overall length is 49”. The action is from a military Springfield, serial # 2480. Bore is good to very good showing wear...