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Antique Colt 3rd Model ''Thuer'' Derringer

Currency:USD Category:Firearms & Military Start Price:150.00 USD Estimated At:NA
Antique Colt 3rd Model ''Thuer'' Derringer
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Antique Colt 3rd Model ''Thuer'' Single-Shot Spurtrigger Derringer, #20415, .41 RF cal., 2.5'' round barrel pivots to the side for loading/auto cartridge extraction, marked ''Colt'' in italic letters on top; frame with integral spurtrigger sheath and ''bird's head'' gripsstraps, marked ''41 Cal'' at left side; two-piece varnished walnut grips. Mfg'd ca. 1870s-90s, originally with blued barrel and nickel-plated frame. Condition is near fine. Barrel retains approx. 10% thinning original blue, mixing with scattered light erosion; frame retains 96% bright original nickel. Grips are sound and smooth with 96% perhaps later varnish. Action is crisp; bore is clean with scattered etching and defined rifling. Est.: $300-$500. (Antique)