Cased engraved Sharps four-barrel derringer, .30 cal., 3” barrels, brass frame, ivory grips, seria
Category:Antiques / Firearms & Armory
Start Price:625.00 USD
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SOLD at 2012 May 24 @ 13:49UTC-7 : PDT/MST
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Cased engraved Sharps four-barrel derringer, .30 cal., 3” barrels, brass frame, ivory grips, serial #39. This gun is in overall good condition showing matching low two-digit serial number on butt and bottom of barrelassembly; grey patina to barrels, fair bores, barrel release screw is in case but needs re-threading; action also needs work; engraving is definitely period and more extensive than usual coverage with “R/B”initials on backstrap; beautiful fine mellow ivory grips; case is in overall very good condition showing expertly redone side compartment with sliding cover and air seal; also beautifully accomplished brown relining; accessories include a fine English style metal oiler, a carved wood cleaning rod and an old wood gripped screwdriver. A very desirable early engraved Sharps derringer with a great look! From an old collection.Est.: $1,250-$2,500.