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Militaria and Sporting Arms / Henry Deringer Percussion Pocket Pistol

Lot 1070
ANTIQUE
Henry Deringer Percussion Pocket Pistol
Philadelphia, c. 1850's
19 – 29 September 2022, 12:00 EDT
Skinner Marlborough

US$2,000 - US$2,500

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Henry Deringer Percussion Pocket Pistol
Philadelphia, c. 1850's

2 1/2 in., .44 caliber octagon to round barrel with imitation Damascus finish, German silver inlaid bands at the breech with wriggle work engraving surrounding a "P" on the left flat, the top stamped "DERINGER/PHILADELA," seven groove rifling; lock plate engraved with foliate motifs and also marked "DERINGER/PHILADELA"; walnut stock with checkered grip; German silver furniture including foliate engraved trigger guard, side plate, barrel key escutcheons and shield form thumb piece with wriggle work outlining.
Overall lg. 5 1/2 in.

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