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Lot 2331: Iron Frame Brown Manufacturing Co. Southerner Derringer

Rare Iron Frame Brown Manufacturing Co. Southerner Derringer

Auction Date: February 15, 2023

Lot 2331: Iron Frame Brown Manufacturing Co. Southerner Derringer

Rare Iron Frame Brown Manufacturing Co. Southerner Derringer

Auction Date: February 15, 2023

Estimated Price: $3,500 - $5,500

Rare Iron Frame Brown Manufacturing Co. Southerner Derringer

Manufacturer: Brown Manufacturing Co
Model: Southerner
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 41 RF
Barrel: 2 1/2 inch octagon
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip: rosewood
Stock:
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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:

Around 10,000 of these pistols were manufactured by Brown Manufacturing Co. in Newburyport, Mass., c. 1869-1873. Of those, only around 3,000 were the iron frame version. This design was first manufactured under the Merrimack Arms & Mfg. Co. from 1866-1869. Extractor absent. They are rarely found with significant original finish, especially case colors, like this very fine pistol.

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