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Remington New Model Army

$3200

The New Model Army was introduced in 1863 for service in the Union forces. It was the most serious competitor to Colt's 1860 Army, and one of the few "closed frame" revolvers in service. This is a massive, .44 percussion "fist cannon" with an 8-inch barrel. It is in excellent condition, and I don't ...

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Very RARE Chicago Firearms “Protector”

$3,500

Manufactured by The Ames Sword Company under contract for Peter Finnigan, who formed the Chicago Firearms Co. to sell these "palm-squeezers" at the 1891 Worlds Fair in Chicago. Ames defaulted on the contract and Finnigan sued. He won and Ames was penalized for missing the deadline. The remainder of ...

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RARE Hammonds Patent Deringer

$2,800

Excellent and Rare Hammond's Patent Single Shot Deringer This is a very rare and extremely nice Connecticut Arms single shot Deringer in .44 rim fire. The largest caliber Deringer-type pistol ever made. It is known as the "Bulldog", and has a unique side-pivoting breechblock and spring-loaded extr...

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Belgian Contract Colt M1851

$3550

Excellent condition Colt 1851 in .36 percussion made under license by Nicholas Gilon of Liege, Belgium. Shiny, 7 1/2 inch smooth-bore barrel, excellent rosewood grips and 80% silver on the frame, and as much blue on the barrel. Beautiful case colours on the ram rod and the iron parts of the frame. S...

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Colt 1862 Pocket Navy Conversion

$2150

As the era of percussion guns came to an end, and Rollin White's patent was not extended as he had requested, Colt began designing cartridge revolvers. However, since they had so many percussion revolver parts in inventory still Colt decided to come up with a way to convert them to cartridge use. T...

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Pin Fire Pepperbox

$1100

Very fine, nickel plated pin fire pepperbox without a maker's name. These little pocket guns were popular with civilians of the 19th century for self-protection. Easily concealed in a pocket or purse, the folding trigger would prevent it from getting caught on clothes or purse content. Double action...

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Warner Patent Pocket Revolver

$1100

James Warner was a well-known gun maker in Springfield, Mass. from 1837 to 1866, when he was the director of Springfield Arms Co. at first, and from 1851 to 1859 president of Warner & Co. Warner was well known for his revolving rifles, percussion carbines and uniquely designed pistols. He held s...

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Two Cased S&W .32 Rim Fire Revolvers

$3150

Two excellent condition Smith and Wesson Model 1 1/2 "Second Issue" tip-up revolvers in .32 rim fire long. They are cased in a period walnut and rosewood burl box fitted in the French style. Complete with cleaning tool and key, and a small compartment for 10 cartridges. The case is excellent, with a...

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Rare Tranter 1868 in .450 Boxer

$3100

This rare and excellent William Tranter Model 1868 in .450 Boxer is marked "Tranter's Patent" on the left side of the frame and "COGSWELL & HARRISON, 142 NEW BOND ST. LONDON on top of the 6 inch barrel. Tranter was one of the most successful English gun makers of the 19th century and ran the la...

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Rare US Service Revolver

$575

Rare Whitneyville .38 rim fire short marked "U.S." on the right side. This was probably issued to a US federal agent in the 1870's. The brass frame retains about 80% of the original nickel plating, the 1 1/2 inch barrel about 50%. The cylinder is a smooth grey with traces of nickel remaining. The gr...

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