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Lot 4301: Three Engraved Antique Derringers

Auction Date: October 8, 2021

Three Engraved Antique Derringers

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,500

A) Moore's Patent Firearms Co. No. 1 Derringer

Manufacturer: Moores Patent Firearms Co
Model: 1
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 41 RF
Barrel: 2 1/2 inch flat top round
Finish: silver
Grip: metal
Stock:
Item Views: 197
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. 1860-1865.

B) Moore's Patent Firearms Co. No. 1 Derringer

Manufacturer: Moores Patent Firearms Co
Model: 1
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 41 RF
Barrel: 2 1/2 inch flat top round
Finish: silver
Grip: metal
Stock:
Item Views: 197
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OC - FINE- all original parts; over 30% original finish, sharp lettering, numerals and design on metal and wood; minor marks in wood.

Description:

Manufactured c. 1860-1865.

C) National Arms Co. No. 2 Derringer

Manufacturer: National Arms Co
Model: 2
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 41 RF
Barrel: 2 inch flat top round
Finish: silver
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 197
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.

WB - WOOD IS BETTER FOR THE PERCENT OF FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Manufactured c. 1865-1870. Provenance: The Buckstix Collection

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