Percussion Revolvers

Percussion Cap Revolvers for Sale

At Collectors Firearms, we have an assortment of highly collectable percussion cap revolvers for sale. Some of our percussion cap revolvers, or percussion revolvers, are from 19th century manufacturers like Adams, Freeman, and Massachusetts Arms. Make sure to visit our new arrivals page frequently, as our inventory changes often.

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  • Unusual Manton, London Marked Adams Type Double Action Revolver. Top flat of barrel is marked “Manton London” in very small lettering. 5-Shot in approximately .45 caliber. Adams type side lever for loading and Adams frame configuration but no Adams markings. This is a percussion revolver. Barrel length 5”. Grips are checkered and are in excellent condition. Cylinder has very good blue with numerous nicks and dings. Action works perfectly. This revolver is possibly a pistol sold by Manton under George and Gildon Manton in the 1854-1856 period when the Manton’s were at odds with each other and the quality of their work suffered.

    Unusual Manton, London Marked Adams Type Double Action Revolver (AH5773)

    $950.00

    Unusual Manton, London Marked Adams Type Double Action Revolver. Top flat of barrel is marked “Manton London” in very small lettering. 5-Shot in approximately .45 caliber. Adams type side lever for loading and...

  • Butterfield Army model revolver.
.41 Caliber, 7” Barrel, 5 shot serial #E47 marked on bottom of grip and bottom of butt. Action works perfectly. Spring fed Gap percs disc priming in front of trigger guard is complete and works perfectly (No primers, they are tiny) This is a very nice butterfield Army and hard to find in fine condition!  Manufactured 1861-62, approximately 640 made! Note: Serial numbers are on barrel loading lever trigger, frame at butt and both grips. Frame patina is beautiful and untouched original.

    Butterfield Army model revolver (AH5707)

    $6,850.00

    Butterfield Army model revolver. .41 Caliber, 7” Barrel, 5 shot serial #E47 marked on bottom of grip and bottom of butt. Action works perfectly. Spring fed Gap percs disc priming in front of trigger guard is complete...

  • Savage Navy Model Revolver .36 Caliber
Made in 1860s. .36 Caliber with a 7 ¼” barrel. Metal has a dark gray to brown patina with pitting. Action works, but has light main spring. Grips show heavy wear. Very neat system for a Civil War revolver. 
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    Savage Navy Model Revolver (AH5696)

    $1,395.00

    Savage Navy Model Revolver .36 Caliber Made in 1860s. .36 Caliber with a 7 ¼” barrel. Metal has a dark gray to brown patina with pitting. Action works, but has light main spring. Grips show heavy wear. Very neat...

  • Beautiful Cased Engraved Tranter 4th Model revolver.
Made in the 1860’s .38 caliber with a 4 ½” barrel. Beautiful gun with 90% of the original blue. Nice sharp gun with beautiful engraving. Grips are excellent with nice sharp checkering. Cylinder is mostly a gray patina. Case is very good with all the accessories.

    Beautiful Cased Engraved Tranter 4th Model revolver (AH5680)

    $4,500.00

    Beautiful Cased Engraved Tranter 4th Model revolver. Made in the 1860’s .38 caliber with a 4 ½” barrel. Beautiful gun with 90% of the original blue. Nice sharp gun with beautiful engraving. Grips are...

  • A.B Griswold & Co Marked Cased Tranter 3rd Model Revolver.
Beautiful small frame Tranter made in the 1850’s .36 caliber with a 4” barrel. The metal is nicely engraved and is in excellent condition with 96% of the original finish. Grips are excellent. Cylinder was case hardened and has a dark gray mottled patina. The top of this gun is marked “A.B. Griswold & Co New Orleans” Tranter sold these guns to Griswold in New Orleans pre civil war as one of their dealers. This gun is in the original case with all of the accessories. Very nice Cased Griswold Marked Tranter!

    A.B Griswold & Co Marked Cased Tranter 3rd Model Revolver (AH5678)

    $5,950.00

    A.B Griswold & Co Marked Cased Tranter 3rd Model Revolver. Beautiful small frame Tranter made in the 1850’s .36 caliber with a 4” barrel. The metal is nicely engraved and is in excellent condition with 96% of...

  • Transitional Percussion Revolver. Belgian made and proofed. Cylinder has partition nipples and features a loading rammer with right side mounted lever and geared rod. The cylinder arbor has a Colt type wedge to fasten the barrel assembly. Several variations of transitional English and European revolvers are photographed along with very good descriptions. See The Handgun by Geoffrey Boothryod. Bore is a smooth bore with some pitting. Revolver is engraved with shell and cross hatch patterns in cameos. Action works perfectly. Grips are excellent with 98% original varnish. Barrel length is 6 ½” and 12” overall. Caliber is .38 or 9mm. This is a six-shot revolver. No rust. Overall the revolver is in near excellent condition. Note: front grip strap at the bottom is marked J. Bergman Brevete.

    Belgian Transitional Percussion Revolver (AH5650)

    $2,575.00

    Belgian Transitional Percussion Revolver. Belgian made and proofed. Cylinder has partition nipples and features a loading rammer with right side mounted lever and geared rod. The cylinder arbor has a Colt type wedge to...

  • New England Under Hammer Percussion Pistol. Approximately .35 caliber. Probably New Hampshire. Barrel length 10 ½” and overall length 12 ½”. Barrel is half octagon transitional to half round. Good bore. Action works perfectly. No makers name. Top barrel flat marked “Cast Steel”. Unusual grip form.

    New England Under Hammer Percussion Pistol (AH5643)

    $795.00

    New England Under Hammer Percussion Pistol. Approximately .35 caliber. Probably New Hampshire. Barrel length 10 ½” and overall length 12 ½”. Barrel is half octagon transitional to half round. Good...

  • English Transitional Percussion  Six-Shot Revolver with Case and Accessories. This is an excellent revolver. Approximately .36 caliber. There is no makers name. It has Birmingham proofs. The cylinder has 100% beautiful vibrant case colors and the barrel about 98%.  Barrel is 7” length and 11 ½” total overall length. The frame has approximately 98% blue and is engraved with scrolls as are the grip straps, trigger guard and butt cap. There is an old small repair at the top of the grip strap and a small dent where the bottom of the back strap meets the edge of the butt cap. Grips are finely checkered and are perfect. The action operates perfectly. The oak case is excellent and contains a ramrod, bullet mold, Kynoch cap can, English Bac shape flask and case key. Note: there is an interesting paper note dated 1957 that states: I hereby certify that the improved antique revolver sold by me was in fact my property and have received the sum of 10 (pounds) for the above. R.P. Ruwell? Note goes with the cased set

    English Transitional Percussion Six-Shot Revolver with Case and Accessories (AH5642)

    $3,250.00

    English Transitional Percussion Six-Shot Revolver with Case and Accessories. This is an excellent revolver. Approximately .36 caliber. There is no makers name. It has Birmingham proofs. The cylinder has 100% beautiful...

  • Cased British Smith & Wesson Style Pocket Revolver with Holland Retailer Markings. This is a handsome British revolver more or less following the Smith & Wesson No.1 design. The notable differences being the larger overall size, hammer shape being more in line with other British revolvers of the period, and the grip panels being secured in the Sharps-style with a wide escutcheon along the bottom. The barrel, cylinder and ejector spud retain about 80% original bright blue with overall flaking to a pleasant gray-brown patina and a few light handling marks. The frame has mostly flaked to a similar smooth gray-brown patina with areas of strong bright blue scattered about the protected areas along with some very light freckling. The small parts show lovely fire blue, particularly brilliant along the hammer and the barrel rib is neatly engraved “H. HOLLAND 98 NEW BOND ST. LONDON. No.401.” The smooth walnut grips remain in very good plus condition.

    Cased British Smith & Wesson Style Pocket Revolver (AH5597)

    $1,895.00

    Cased British Smith & Wesson Style Pocket Revolver with Holland Retailer Markings. This is a handsome British revolver more or less following the Smith & Wesson No.1 design. The notable differences being the larger...

  • Manhattan .36 Caliber Series 3 Percussion Revolver.
With very desirable 6 ½” barrel. Cylinder is very good plus with all of the Military and Naval scenes easily visible. Cylinder has the 1859 patent date and has the Breech Spring Plate. Serial number 18XXX Range. Action works perfectly. Bore is excellent. Grips are very good and have 98% original varnish, no cracks, no chips. Many were private purchased during the Civil War by officers. This revolver has approximately 40% blue mixed with light brown patina. All numbers are matching and lettering (Barrel Address) is sharp and clear.

    Manhattan .36 Caliber Series 3 Percussion Revolver (AH5594)

    $1,575.00

    Manhattan .36 Caliber Series 3 Percussion Revolver. With very desirable 6 ½” barrel. Cylinder is very good plus with all of the Military and Naval scenes easily visible. Cylinder has the 1859 patent date and has...

  • Webley Bentley Revolver. .36 Caliber with 4 ¼” barrel. Nice sharp gun with a lot of the original blue on the barrel and frame. Barrel is marked “Improved Revolver”. The frame is nicely engraved. Grips are very good, the left hand side has a small chip where the grips meet the frame. Action works well. Very nice gun!

    Webley Bentley Revolver (AH5572)

    $1,195.00

    Webley Bentley Revolver. .36 Caliber with 4 ¼” barrel. Nice sharp gun with a lot of the original blue on the barrel and frame. Barrel is marked “Improved Revolver”. The frame is nicely engraved...

  • Confederate Leech & Rigdon Revolver South Carolina Marked.
Made in 1863-1864. Scarce gun with only around 1500 made. Manufactured in Greensboro, GA. Light pitting throughout the metal. Grips are very good, which generally indicates poor storage. Bottom of grips are marked “S.C.” (South Carolina). Barrel marking is partially obstructed with pitting but is legible overall. Action works fine and locks up tight. This gun was sold by Jackson Arms of Dallas, TX in 1965. It was sold with another Leech & Rigdon, serial number 1151. These presumably came from one family and were owned by one soldier as serial number 1151 was also South Carolina marked. Very scarce Confederate made gun that has South Carolina state markings!

    Confederate Leech & Rigdon Revolver South Carolina Marked (AH5579)

    $22,500.00

    Confederate Leech & Rigdon Revolver South Carolina marked. Made in 1863-1864. Scarce gun with only around 1500 made. Manufactured in Greensboro, GA. Light pitting throughout the metal. Grips are very good, which...

  • Webley Bentley Double Action revolver.
Made circa 1860. .41 caliber with a 4 ½” barrel. Metal has been cleaned. All engraving is sharp. Action works perfectly. Barrel is spuriously marked “J.Bentley”.

    Webley Bentley Double Action (AH5531)

    $1,295.00

    Webley Bentley Double Action revolver. Made circa 1860. .41 caliber with a 4 ½” barrel. Metal has been cleaned. All engraving is sharp. Action works perfectly. Barrel is spuriously marked “J.Bentley”...

  • Manhattan 2nd Model Navy Revolver. Made early 1860’s. .36 Caliber with a 4” barrel. Absolutely beautiful gun in excellent condition. Barrel has 90%+ of the original blue. 70%+ of the original case color. Grips are excellent. The cylinder scene on these guns are beautifully engraved.

    Manhattan 2nd Model Navy Revolver (AH5484)

    $2,995.00

    Manhattan 2nd Model Navy Revolver. Made early 1860’s. .36 Caliber with a 4” barrel. Absolutely beautiful gun in excellent condition. Barrel has 90%+ of the original blue. 70%+ of the original case color. Grips...

  • Beautiful Starr Single Action Army Revolver.
Made 1863 .44 caliber with an 8” barrel. Gun is in excellent condition with 85% original blue. Good case colors on loading lever and hammer. Very fine original condition gun!

    Beautiful Starr Single Action Army Revolver (AH5503)

    $3,995.00

    Beautiful Starr Single Action Army revolver. Made 1863 .44 caliber with an 8” barrel. Gun is in excellent condition with 85% original blue. Good case colors on loading lever and hammer. Very fine original condition...

  • Mass. Arms Maynard Prime Belt Revolver. .31 Caliber American eagle and shield on loading door. Tape primer mechanism needs work. Revolver overall is good to very good with even pleasing patina. Grips have no chips or cracks. Barrel length 5”. Bore is bright with excellent rifling. Scarce Mass. Arms Revolver!

    Mass. Arms Maynard Prime Belt Revolver (AH5454)

    $1,450.00

    Mass. Arms Maynard Prime Belt Revolver. .31 Caliber American eagle and shield on loading door. Tape primer mechanism needs work. Revolver overall is good to very good with even pleasing patina. Grips have no chips or cracks...

  • Confederate  Griswold & Gunnison Revolver.
All matching gun and all original. Back strap has been repaired where it meets the frame. Condition is the typically well used that you see with Confederate guns. Metal has been cleaned and has light gray patina with pitting throughout. Action works well and locks up tight. These guns were the greatest number produced out of the Confederate handguns made.

    Confederate Griswold & Gunnison (AH5428)

    $19,500.00

    Confederate Griswold & Gunnison Revolver. All matching gun and all original. Back strap has been repaired where it meets the frame. Condition is the typically well used that you see with Confederate guns. Metal has been...

  • Freeman Percussion Army Revolver. Made circa 1863. .44 Caliber with a 7 ½” round barrel. Metal is mostly a brown patina with some of the original blue on the left hand side of the frame. Only one spot of pitting on the cylinder. Grips are very good. Markings are very clear. Hammer has been repaired. Nice scarce Civil War gun!

    Freeman Percussion Army Revolver (AH5419)

    $3,750.00

    Freeman Percussion Army Revolver. Made circa 1863. .44 Caliber with a 7 ½” round barrel. Metal is mostly a brown patina with some of the original blue on the left hand side of the frame. Only one spot of pitting...

  • Plant 2nd Model Iron Frame Revolver. .42 Caliber with a 6” barrel. Made circa 1863. Smooth gray patina. This is an iron frame model. This gun is a Merwin & Bray Agent marked gun. Grips are good. The right hand side rear bottom is missing a chip.

    Plant 2nd Model Iron Frame Revolver (AH5404)

    $1,295.00

    Plant 2nd Model Iron Frame Revolver. .42 Caliber with a 6” barrel. Made circa 1863. Smooth gray patina. This is an iron frame model. This gun is a Merwin & Bray Agent marked gun. Grips are good. The right hand side...

  • French Pinfire Revolver. Unmarked gun and unproofed, so we are attributing it to a French manufacture. 70% of the original finish remaining. Grips are excellent. Very fine original gun!

    French Pinfire Revolver (AH5403)

    $1,495.00

    French Pinfire Revolver. Unmarked gun and unproofed, so we are attributing it to a French manufacture. 70% of the original finish remaining. Grips are excellent. Very fine original gun!