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Philadelphia Deringer Pistol

Auction:
2652M
Lot:
37
Sold for:
$2,760$2,300

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2652M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 04, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Philadelphia Deringer Pistol, c. 1840s-1850s, walnut stock with checkered grip, iron and silver fittings, lock marked DERINGER PHILADEL, top of barrel marked with a proof mark, DERINGER PHILADEL, and C. CURRY SAN FRANCo CALa AGENT, lg. 5 3/4 in.
Estimate $1,500-1,800

In like-new condition with light patina on barrel, percussion caps in storage compartment in butt.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

C. CURRY SAN, SAN, Gunsmiths, Henry Deringer