Joalland Needle-fire pistol - This all-metal Louis Joalland pistol was made in Bourges, France and like the Dreyse rifle, this handgun is a single shot design, opening by twisting to the right and pulling back to insert a cartridge into the chamber. The engraving on this pistol includes stylized griffins amidst the raised scroll embellishments. The blackpowder propellant of that period was fairly corrosive. This .40 caliber handgun, on display in the National Firearms Museum in Fairfax, VA.
Rogers & Spencer Army revolver cal 44 RF . This is a fully matching excellent antique Rogers & Spencer Army conversion revolver in caliber 44 rim fire, has a 7 1/2 inch octagon barrel with a mint bore serial number 4033 made in 1865 . This is one of the Army contract for 5000 Rogers & Spencer revolvers that were delivered in 1865 .