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tmfknives

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I an a collector of pin fire pistols and revolvers, dealer in fine antique pistols from Europe and America. I also make hand-forged and custom knives: kitchen, hunting, camp and art knives. See my knives and guns at www.tmfknives.com.

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RO1

$350.00

Sell: Rupertus Firearms “Rover”

Jacob Rupertus Firearms was in business in Philadelphia from 1859 to the late 1880’s making a variety of small pistols and pepperboxes for the civilian […]

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S1

$495.00

Sell: “Southerner” Deringer

The “Southerner” is an iconic post-civil war era deringer due to its small size and large caliber. Although only about 4 3/4 inches long, it […]

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Pat1

$450.00

Sell: Rupertus Firearms “Patriot”

Jacob Rupertus Firearms was in business in Philadelphia from 1859 to the late 1880’s making a variety of small pistols and pepperboxes for the civilian […]

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Pin1

$550.00

Sell: RARE “Pipe Case” Pin Fire Revolver

This is a 7mm pin fire revolver with a folding trigger, which was a very common design on European pocket guns of the 19th century. […]

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SMK1

$350.00

Sell: Johnson & Bye “Smoker No. 2” .32 rf Revolver

This is a more scarce type of “Suicide Special”, chambered for the .32 short rim fire cartridge. The vast majority of the .32’s were made […]

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SOLD

DEF1

$450.00

Sell: Johnson & Bye “Defender”

Here is another “Defender” from the late 1870’s. Iver Johnson and Martin Bye were employees of the famous Ethan Allen, and undoubtedly knew Forehand & […]

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SOLD

TRUE1

$350.00

Sell: Hopkins & Allen “True Blue”

A typical “Suicide Special” from the 1880’s, from Hopkins and Allen. This little pocket revolver is chambered for the .32 rim fire long cartridge. It […]

68 total views, 4 today

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RN1

$275.00

Sell: Hopkins & Allen Ranger No. 2

This is a typical 1880’s “suicide special” probably from Hopkins and Allen of Norwich, CT. It does not beat their name. or the ususal patent […]

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RR1

$295.00

Sell: “Rob Roy” .32 rf Pocket Revolver

Another from Hood Firearms. Hood Firearms was in business in the 1870’s and ’80’s, in Norwich, CT. They made primarily pocket revolvers of varying qualities, […]

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RO1

$350.00

Sell: “Robin Hood” .32 Pocket Revolver

Hood Firearms was in business in the 1870’s and ’80’s, in Norwich, CT. They made primarily pocket revolvers of varying qualities, many of which can […]

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SW2

$2,800.00

Sell: Smith and Wesson Double Action First Model .44 Russian

This is my all-time favourite antique revolver. The S&W DA First Model was introduced in 1881 and although they were still being assembled as late […]

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RS1

$4,200.00

Sell: RARE Rogers & Spencer Army

Rogers and Spencer of Utica, New York were latecomers in the bid to get government contracts to supply the Union with sidearms during the civil […]

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Wadsworth 1

$895.00

Sell: Rare John Wadsworth of London Travelling Pistol

I have found no information in my library about John Wadsworth. The gun is marked “JN. WADSWORTH” on the lock plate and “LONDON” on top […]

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AllenThurber 3

$1,995.00

Sell: Allen & Thurber Pepperbox

One of the most famous names in American gun manufacture is that of Ethan Allen, of Massachusetts. Allen was in business from 1831 as E. […]

774 total views, 3 today

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Bond 2

$3,500.00

Sell: Rare 18th Century Blunderbuss

The blunderbuss has been around for as long as there have been firearms. The idea was that the spread of shot could be increased if […]

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Belg1

$675.00

Sell: Excellent Antique Belgian Muff Pistol

Exquisite, Belgian proofed muff pistol of a massive 18mm caliber. I am sure this was supposed to shoot grape shot, not a solid bullet. This […]

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WP1599 1

$2,400.00

Sell: Antique Webley-Pryce .450 Revolver

The Webley-Pryce pattern revolvers were very popular in the 1880’s, right up to the first World War and started Webley’s top-break revolver reputation which lasted […]

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ketland 1

$1,550.00

Sell: William Ketland Flintlock Pistol

There were several Ketland’s active in the British gun making industry from about 1733 to the 1830’s. Thomas and William Ketland Senior are first mentioned […]

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Belgian Sidehammer3

$495.00

Sell: Belgian Proofed Sidehammer Percussion Pistol

This single-shot percussion pistol has pre-1893 Belgian proof marks and a nice 3 1/4 inch damascus turn-off barrel. The finish is all gone and the […]

1006 total views, 2 today

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SOLD

COLT POCKET214039 1

$3,800.00

Sell: Excellent Colt M1849 Pocket

Manufactured in 1863, this is an excellent, 4-inch barrel, 6-shot Colt 1849 pocket model. The barrel and cylinder retain about 70% original blue, and the […]

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