Category Firearms & Military
Auction Currency USD
Start Price 875.00 USD
Estimated at 1,750.00 - 2,250.00 USD
Cal. 44. NSN. Small pocket-size post-1850 type pistol. Bbl. 2 1/2" w/ dovetail-mounted German silver blade front sight & V-notch rear sight. Breech end of the bbl. has double silver bands w/ P-proof on the left flat. Top flat of the bbl. and lock are marked "Deringer / Philadelphia". Lock, hammer, bbl., and top tang are hand-engraved. Wedge-fastened checkered walnut stock w/ bird's-head butt. Engraved German silver fittings consist of an acorn finial trigger guard, sideplate, flashplate, tear-drop buttcap, key escutcheons, forearm tip, and shield on the wrist. CONDITION: metal finish has faded to brown. Stock has an age-darkened, worn appearance. Metal & German silver parts retain clear engraving. Sound lock. Bore has a dark appearance w/ light pitting & sound rifling. (01-21032/DS). ANTIQUE. $1,750-2,250.