Presidential Pistols

Presidential Pistols

From battle-used pistols to presentation-grade masterpieces, here's a look at some of the sidearms used by—or, in some tragic cases used on—our past Presidents.


GEORGE WASHINGTON Steel-Mounted Saddle Pistols

GEORGE WASHINGTON Steel-Mounted Saddle Pistols

THOMAS JEFFERSON

THOMAS JEFFERSON

JAMES MADISON/JAMES MONROE - Space Pistols

JAMES MADISON/JAMES MONROE  - Space Pistols

ANDREW JACKSON

ANDREW JACKSON

MARTIN VAN BUREN - Senate Pistols

MARTIN VAN BUREN - Senate Pistols

RUTHERFORD B. HAYES - Smith & Wesson .32 Caliber Revolver

RUTHERFORD B. HAYES - Smith & Wesson .32 Caliber Revolver

ZACHARY TAYLOR - Colt Walker Pistol

ZACHARY TAYLOR - Colt Walker Pistol

ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION - .44 Caliber Philadelphia Derringer

ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION - .44 Caliber Philadelphia Derringer

ULYSSES S. GRANT - .36 Caliber Colt Navy

ULYSSES S. GRANT - .36 Caliber Colt Navy

JAMES A. GARFIELD - .44 Webley British Bulldog Revolver

JAMES A. GARFIELD - .44 Webley British Bulldog Revolver

GROVER CLEVELAND - Colt 8-Gauge

GROVER CLEVELAND - Colt 8-Gauge

WILLIAM MCKINLEY - Iver Johnson .32 caliber Safety Automatic revolver

WILLIAM MCKINLEY - Iver Johnson .32 caliber Safety Automatic revolver

THEODORE ROOSEVELT - Smith & Wesson New Model No. 3

THEODORE ROOSEVELT - Smith & Wesson New Model No. 3

THEODORE ROOSEVELT - Fabrique Nationale Model 1900 Semi Automatic Pistol

THEODORE ROOSEVELT - Fabrique Nationale Model 1900 Semi Automatic Pistol

ELEANOR ROOSEVELT - S&W .38 Special Revolver

ELEANOR ROOSEVELT  - S&W .38 Special Revolver

HARRY S. TRUMAN - Colt M1911 and Colt Officers Model .22 LR

HARRY S. TRUMAN - Colt M1911 and Colt Officers Model .22 LR

DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER - U.S. Colt Model 1911A1 Semi Automatic Pistol

DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER - U.S. Colt Model 1911A1 Semi Automatic Pistol

JOHN F. KENNEDY - New Frontier Colt

JOHN F. KENNEDY - New Frontier Colt

RICHARD M. NIXON - Colt .45

RICHARD M. NIXON - Colt .45

RICHARD M. NIXON - Colt Presentation Single-Action Army

RICHARD M. NIXON - Colt Presentation Single-Action Army

RONALD REAGAN - Colt Presentation Single-Action Army

RONALD REAGAN - Colt Presentation Single-Action Army

GERALD R. FORD - Colt .45 Semi-Auto

GERALD R. FORD - Colt .45 Semi-Auto

GEORGE W. BUSH - Saddam Huessin\'s Gun

GEORGE W. BUSH - Saddam Huessin\'s Gun

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