We’ve looked at revolvers and 1911s, now it’s time to delve into the world of pocket pistols. Carrying a pocket pistol is a centuries-old tradition that hasn’t faded with the passage of time. In fact, the marketplace for pocket guns has exploded in popularity over the past several years, with more and more companies offering compact yet powerful tools that will get the job done when concealed carry and personal defense is your ultimate goal. That trend continued in 2016, so with the year coming to a close, we thought we’d take a look back at our 10 favorite pocket pistols released over the past 12 months.

For more information on the pocket pistols featured in the photo gallery above, please visit the following sites.


Bond Arms


Kahr Arms


Rock Island Armory


Sig Sauer


Wilson Combat

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