Welcome to Andrew Bottomley Antique Arms & Armour.
Please note we are mail order only.
On this website you will find hundreds of items of original antique weaponry for sale including Nautical items, Percussion pistols, Flintlock pistols, Cased pairs of Antique pistols, American Revolvers, Rim-fire pistols, Bowie Knives, Scottish Dirks, Basket Hilt Swords, Naval Dirks, Hunting swords, & Firearms-curiosa, from all eras, including Medieval items, The English Civil War, The Crimean war, The Napoleonic era, The American Civil war, The American Revolutionary War, WWI & WWII.
Every item for sale is guaranteed to be original and to be of the period stated. No Licence is required to purchase genuine Antique weapons in the United Kingdom however you must be over 18 years of age to place an order with us. You must also not be a person who is prohibited by law from owning antique weapons.
Our stock for sale on this website is without a doubt the largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in Great Britain including more than 400 authentic antique flintlock pistols and over 100 original antique Colt revolvers. Please remember that these items are original antiques and before placing an order you should expect there to be some degree of age showing. Genuine antiques are rarely in perfect condition and will often have minor wear and blemishes which are all part of their history so please keep this in mind. Our descriptions are honest and reliable and we always try very hard to describe items fully. We do not sell reproductions or modern copies.
Please look through our stock of antique muskets, pistols and swords from our main menu. If you are looking for a specific item, you can enter your search requirements in the search box on the home page. If you require further assistance in using our website please email or telephone us. If you are buying from overseas our website will add on the correct amount for shipping charges when you go to the checkout page. If you wish to purchase 4 or more items at the same time we will send them free of charge worldwide, our website will automatically give you this discount on the freight charge when you pay for 4 or more items purchased at the same time.
If you are thinking of selling any items you will be treated fairly and receive a good price for your goods, probably as much as, if not more than you would get if you were selling by auction after you have paid the selling commission.
We know that it is sometimes difficult to make the right decision in regards to selling a collection or single-family heirloom. Please contact us by phone or email a photo of your item and we will guide you through the selling process.
We are constantly updating our Website with new additions, so please check back frequently for new items.
Established since 1968