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Lot 2385: Three Antique American Derringers

Auction Date: October 7, 2021

Three Antique American Derringers

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,250

A) Engraved Williamson Derringer

Manufacturer: Williamson
Model: Derringer
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 41 RF
Barrel: 2 1/2 inch flat top round
Finish: blue/silver
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 182
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OE - GOOD - some minor replacement parts; metal smoothly rusted or lightly pitted in places, cleaned; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal legible; lightly scratched, bruised or minor cracks repaired; in good working order.

Description:

Manufactured c. 1866-1870. With percussion adapter.

B) Engraved Williamson Derringer

Manufacturer: Williamson
Model: Derringer
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 41 RF
Barrel: 2 1/2 inch flat top round
Finish: blue/silver
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 182
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OF - FAIR- some major parts replaced; minor replacement parts may be required; metal rusted, may be lightly pitted all over, vigorously cleaned; rounded edges of metal and wood; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal partly obliterated; wood scratched, bruised, cracked or repaired where broken; in fair working order or can be easily repaired and placed in working order.

Description:

Manufactured c. 1866-1870. With percussion adapter.

C) Merrimack Arms Southerner Derringer

Manufacturer: Merrimack Arms & Manufacturing Co.
Model: Southerner
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 41 RF
Barrel: 2 1/2 octagon
Finish: blue/silver
Grip: rosewood
Stock:
Item Views: 182
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OD - VERY GOOD- all original parts; none to 30% original finish; original metal surfaces smooth with all edges sharp; clear lettering, numerals and design on metal; wood slightly scratched or bruised.

Description:

Manufactured in 1869-1873. Provenance: The Buckstix Collection

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