Double-Action Revolver, (antique), manufactured circa 1892-1898, before 1898, S/N 399XX, .38 caliber, 5-shot, 6" barrel. The History of Collecting Antique Guns i would like to add a little something here that may or may not help. My name is Brent Wilburn, and I specialize in Pre-1898 Antique Firearms which date from the American Revolution, Civil War, and the Spanish-American War eras. Subparagraph (C) applies to muzzleloaders that are new designs (i.e., that were not made prior to 1899). 1860-1870. 1870-1898. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Pre-1899 production guns now bring a 30% to 200% premium over identical condition guns that were made after 1898. Antique Winchester rifles, carbines & shotguns. 1899-2011 Modern Guns. Antique firearm includes (1) all guns manufactured in or before 1898 (ammo type not relevant), or (2) a replica of any firearm manufactured in or before 1898 that does not use rim-fire or center-fire ammo (unless that ammo is no longer available), or Trigger-return-spring appears to be defective, otherwise everything appears to function except (although I have not test-fired this pistol). The last sentence of the excerpt applies to subparagraph (C) only. Hand Guns 17 Rifles-Shotguns 4 . Brown patina overall, minor surface oxidation. Pat. This gun shows a lot of ware like it was carried a lot but no rust and it works like it should, no problems. Albert Staehle Crown Prince Rudolph of Austria's 20 Bore double rifle --$4,200.000 $4,200.00 5d 15h 34m 17090975 Hand Guns 27 Rifles-Shotguns 4 . Hand Guns 2 Rifles-Shotguns 1 . By definition, antique guns are those made in or before 1898, or replicas thereof, that use a primitive ignition system, or ammunition that is no longer commercially available. 1840-1860. For post-1898 guns, the ignition system ... and is a "replica" of a gun actually made before 1899. any revolver, pistol, rifle or shotgun made on or before december 31,1898 is considered an antique by federal law and any of the above made on or after january 1,1899 is considered a modern firearms. Military. No cracks in grips visible. Models 1866, 1873, 1876, 1885, 1886, 1887, 1892, 1894, 1890, 1893, 1895, 1897. While our primary focus is on 18th and 19th century American Arms such as Colt, Marlin, Remington, Smith & Wesson and Winchester, we will try our best to offer a wide-ranging selection of items for all collectors. For example, in 2002, I sold a 1898-dated M1896 Swedish Mauser rifle that was dated 1898 on an AuctionArms.com on-line auction for $770! Hand Guns 50 Rifles-Shotguns 35 . 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