Webley No 1  442 cal revolver by Rosiers, Melbourne

Webley No 1 442 cal revolver by Rosiers, Melbourne

Webley No 1 .442 cal RIC revolver by Rosiers, Melbourne A police, military and civilian sidearm, popular in the English colonies in the 1880’s This particular pistol was retailed by James Rosier, Melbourne around 1880. James W Rosier sold firearms from different...
Belgian Velodog Trio 6mm Centre-Fire

Belgian Velodog Trio 6mm Centre-Fire

Belgian Velodog Trio 6mm Centre-Fire Three classic late-19th Century pistols carried by women and men as defence against dogs while riding their bicycles in Belgium and France. The Velo-Dog (which is also known as a Revolver de Poche) was originally designed and...
Lefaucheux Pinfire Engraved Pocket 7mm

Lefaucheux Pinfire Engraved Pocket 7mm

Lefaucheux Pinfire Pocket 7mm In 1846, Lefaucheux pinfire revolvers – named after pinfire bullet inventor Casimir Lefaucheux 1802-1852 (pictured below) – were the first to use an all-metallic bullet and were in commercial production until about 1873. The...
Engraved Baby Bulldog

Engraved Baby Bulldog

Engraved Baby Bulldog  Belgian-proofed, rifled  Baby Bulldog; six shot double-action in .32 calibre with 50mm length barrel; hard rubber grips and safety; c1890 . Modelled after the British Bulldog design made famous by Webley and numerous Birmingham makers. Ours is a...
A Colt New Line .30 RF

A Colt New Line .30 RF

Colt New Line .30 cal The 1870’s saw a plethora of small personal defence revolvers popularised in the US and small arms manufacturers like Colt and S&W, as well as neighbourhood workshops with no names at all, raced to get these little pistols onto the...