FALL 2021 PREMIER FIREARMS & MILITARIA AUCTION
AUCTION DATES: November 5, 6 & 7, 2021
PREVIEW: November 3 & 4: 9 am - 5 pm; Opening at 8 AM Days of Auction, Early Preview Available By Appointment
ORIGINAL CASED PAIR OF GOLD & SILVER MOUNTED DELUXE HENRY DERINGER PISTOLS.
Pistols measure 7″ overall, 2-3/8″ bbl w/ 2 gold bands inserted at breech, German silver dovetail inset front blade sights, “DERINGER / PHILADELa” & “P” stamped between gold bands. Locks also marked: “DERINGER / PHILADELa”. Trigger guards, escutcheons, large shield shaped thumb plates, & ramrod tips are silver. Butt caps with hinged trap for caps are German silver. Most components are scroll engraved other than bbl which has a V-notch cut forward of front sight. Original Deringer hinged, veneered, burgundy velvet lined casing compartmented for pistols, powder flask, scissor mold, screwdriver, nipple wrench, powder measure, & worm. There are also compartments in opposite corners for patches & caps w/ velvet covered lids having tiny carved ivory finials. Nearly identical cased sets can be found in Doug Eberhart’s text “The Derringer in America”.