Category Firearms & Military
Auction Currency USD
Start Price 300.00 USD
Estimated at 600.00 - 800.00 USD
POCKET PISTOL. Cal. 42. NSN. The 3" ovate barrel is marked "DERINGER" "PHILADEL/A" on breech plug with "V" notch rear sight and scroll engraving on tang. "P" is on left side. Back spring lock with tall early style flat faced percussion hammer has scroll engraving surrounding maker's name and address matching breech plug. American walnut stock with checkered birds head grip extends to muzzle with heavy brass cap and attaches to barrel with sidebolt through shaped and engraved German silver escutcheons. Other mounts are German silver and include flash plate under front of lock, decorative sideplate, teardrop grip inlay and shield at top of grip. Trigger plate finial does not match any illustrated detail. CONDITION: fair to good. Iron and steel mostly dark brown patina. Barrel shows considerable cleaning to gray. Stock is considerably worn. Bore is rusted. Lock is operable. Stock is sound. Trigger guard exhibits repair with replaced bow; not soldered at juncture with remaining parts of tang. (01-24381/MGM). ANTIQUE. $600-800.