A Colt 'Thuer' .41 Third Model Rim-Fire Deringer, And A Brown Manufacturing (& Merrimack Arms Co.) 'Southerner' Rim-Fire Deringer
Lot 332*
A Colt 'Thuer' .41 Third Model Rim-Fire Deringer, And A Brown Manufacturing (& Merrimack Arms Co.) 'Southerner' Rim-Fire Deringer
Sold for £525 (US$ 882) inc. premium
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A Colt 'Thuer' .41 Third Model Rim-Fire Deringer, And A Brown Manufacturing (& Merrimack Arms Co.) 'Southerner' Rim-Fire Deringer
The First No. 0579, Circa 1870-1912, The Second No. 6312, Circa 1869-1873
The first with sighted nickel-plated barrel (minor pitting) engraved '-Colt-' and pivoting to the right for loading, nickel-plated brass action and butt, and figured bird's head grips (some loss of nickeling); the second with refinished octagonal sighted barrel faintly stamped 'Brown Manufacturing Co. Newburyport, Mass, Pat Apr. 9. 1869.' on the left side, brass action and butt, and figured grips (one chipped, the other replaced) (2)
6.4 cm. and 6.3 cm. barrels
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