Antique Pistols & Revolvers for sale. 

 

Forehand & Wadsworth Old Model Army Single Action Revolver.

No Licence Required.

Forehand & Wadsworth Old Model Army Single Action Revolver. 1st year production, very low serial number, made in the obsolete calibre 44 Smith & Wesson American.

Only £3,500

Sullivan Forehand and Henry Wadsworth each married one of Ethan Allen's daughters and were part of E. Allen & Co. until they restructured the business as Forehand & Wadsworth upon Ethan Allen's passing in 1871. As with Allen's firearms, their guns were high quality weapons. These Old Model Army revolvers were manufactured in the mid 1870s and it is estimated that less than 1,000 were made.

The 44 Smith & Wesson American can be found listed on page 8 of the Home Office Guide, this calibre is NOT one of the 7 calibres recently outlawed in the United Kingdom., it will NOT chamber any modern round, and it will certainly NOT chamber the recently outlawed 44 Russian.

No licence is required to own this historical antique.


Hopkins & Allen XL3 Double Action Revolver.

No Licence Required.

Hopkins & Allen XL3 Double Action Revolver made in the obsolete calibre 32 rim fire.

Only £750


Iver Johnson Defender 89 Single Action Revolver.

No Licence Required.

Iver Johnson Defender 89 Single Action Revolver made in the obsolete calibre 32 rim fire.

Only £450


Hammond 44 calibre Bulldog.

On sale to a collector - No Licence Required.

Made in Naubuc Connecticut by Connecticut Arms, the Hammond Bulldog is a very interesting single-shot rimfire .44 calibre pistol. It has an unusual rotating breechblock and a very strong action. Made in the obsolete calibre 0•44 rimfire, this pistol is in very good condition and has a nice bore, the octagonal barrel length is 4" and the overall diagonal length is 8 1/2". On sale to a collector for only £850.

    

Big Nose Kate and Doc Holliday.

One of these glorious Hammond Bulldog antiques was owned by "Big Nose" Kate, who was a dance hall girl, prostitute and the long time partner of the famous Doc Holliday,


Colt Model 1849 Pocket Revolver in 0•31 Percussion.

No Licence Required.

Colt model 1849 pocket revolver, made in 1865 towards the end of the civil war. Very good bore and overall condition, Cylinder engraving is very sharp, sign of colour case hardening still visible, a really nice example of this iconic back up revolver, only £3,900.

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