Sharps & Hankins Model 3 Derringer

.32 short RF caliber, 3.5" barrels, S/N 3934.  Steel finish with rosewood grips.  Top of barrels marked with one line Sharps & Hankins address.  Right side of frame with two line "C.SHARPS PATENT/JAN. 25 1859" markings.  Serial number on bottom of butt.


Fair.  Scattered oxidation to finish with markings remaining legible  Grips in good condition with no major cracks or splits.  Hammer cocks but seems to have issue with mainspring, barrel release non-functional.  Bores are dark with a coat of fouling.

Estimate: $400 - $600
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