December 08, 2020 10:00 AM EST Cincinnati


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Pair of Percussion Deringer Pistols

.48 caliber, 3.6875" barrel, no S/N. Browned finish, color casehardened locks, German silver mountings, checkered bird's head grip stocks. Two-line DERINGER / PHILADEL marking on locks and tops of breeches. Breeches with gold bands and starburst-P proof marks. Lightly engraved German silver mounts, plain shield escutcheons at wrists, cap boxes in butts, wood ramrods. A lovely pair of larger Deringer pocket pistols that appear to be a true "pair".

Condition:

Good to very good. Both pistols with applied brown on the barrels and some traces of color on the locks. Both mechanically functional, one with a broken hammer spur. Bores good with strong rifling and some scattered pitting. Ramrods replaced. Stocks with some scattered bumps, dings and mars.

Starting Price: $750
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
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