Category Firearms & Military
Auction Currency USD
Start Price 750.00 USD
Estimated at 1,500.00 - 3,000.00 USD
BARREL. Cal. 40. NSN. 8" overall length. 4" ovate barrel with under rib marked "DERINGER" "PHILADELa" on breech section inlaid with two German silver bands and "P" proof on left side. Back spring percussion lock with some foliate engraving is marked in the same manner. American walnut stock with checkered birds head grip extends to 1-1/2" from muzzle and attaches to barrel with side bolt through shaped and engraved German silver escutcheons. Pistol is fitted with hickory ramrod with German silver cap. All mounts are German silver including buttcap with trap for caps, forend tip, side panel and trigger guard with simple late style (# 7) pineapple finial. CONDITION: good to very good. Barrel retaining most of its original brown. Lock retains dark gray patina. Stock with most of its original varnish finish has some marks and dings along with added oil. Fittings are good, lightly toned. Bore is dark with strong rifling, lightly pitted. Mechanically fair (no half cock). (01-21945/MGM). ANTIQUE. $1,500-3,000.