Lot #1141
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Lot 1142: London Retailer Cased Colt Second Model Single Shot Derringer

Auction Date: December 10, 2022

Lot 1142: London Retailer Cased Colt Second Model Single Shot Derringer

Auction Date: December 10, 2022

Estimated Price: $1,600 - $2,500
Price Realized:

London Retailer Cased Colt Second Model Single Shot Derringer

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: #2 Derringer
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 41 RF
Barrel: 2 1/2 inch irregular
Finish: nickel/silver
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 406
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 138
Class: Antique
Description:

Manufactured from 1870-1890 with factory engraved flourishes of floral scroll on both sides of the frame. There are British proofs on the bottom of the barrel and matching serial numbers on the bottom of the barrel and butt. It is fitted with checkered grips that are both hand numbered to the gun on the inside. Includes an oak case with John Blissett interior retailer label, a cleaning rod, key, oiler, and two .41 RF cartridge.

Rating Definition:

Fine, retains 85% plus of the original nickel finish on the barrel and traces of the original silver finish on the frame with the balance a smooth grey patina with a speckling of light surface oxidation. The grips are also fine with some mild wear and a few scattered minor handling marks. Mechanically excellent. The case is fine with some mild handling/storage wear.



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