Lot 181
Cased Philadelphia Deringer Single-Shot Percussion Pocket Pistol
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Mid-19th century, the 2-3/8 in. octagonal .44 caliber barrel stamped DERINGER / PHILADELA on the top flat and again on the lockplate; engraved mounts are of German silver or iron; the walnut stock with checkered grip; the pistol's button-operated wooden case is sheathed in reptile skin; the interior is lined in green velvet and has compartments for the pistol, a bullet mold, a brass powder flask and a tin of English percussion caps.

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Private Collection, Charlottesville, Virginia

Working action; attractive surfaces whether metal or wood; overall very good condition.

$800 - 1,200