A huge selection of antique revolvers available at Henry Krank now.

Early revolvers were one of the most important breakthroughs in firearms history. The problem of how to launch projectiles faster has plagued ranged warfare since the dawn of time; were you to go back to the time of David, you might find two Israelites sitting around discussing how to sling their catapults faster. The problem has always been there, only the device changes.

Percussion revolvers heralded a new era in firearms technology. They may seem laborious to load and use now but were at the forefront of technological development in the early-mid 19th century. The ability to fire five or six shots in quick succession gave the user a distinct advantage over his enemy, who may only be armed with a single shot percussion or flintlock pistol.

Makers such as Colt, Remington and others brought the revolving pistol to the masses and cemented its place in firearms history.


Here at Henry Krank & Co, we have a comprehensive range of antique percussion revolvers, from early transitional revolvers and pepperboxes, popular 'Old West' makers, and even later conversions, pinfire and centrefire antique revolvers.

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To order, please either email us at sales@henrykrank.com or telephone 0113 256 9163. All our antiques are shipped on a 24-hour service. We understand buying online or over the telephone isn't quite the same as having the item in your hands, therefore, as with all our antiques, we offer a no quibble returns policy if for whatever reason you're unhappy with your purchase. Simply return the item for a full refund.

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