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Percussion Cap Derringer

Discussion in 'Handgun Discussion' started by HTN2222, May 3, 2012.

  1. HTN2222

    HTN2222 La Center, WA Member

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    Looking for some information on this derringer. Potentially would like to sell it but I'm not quite sure who made this, nor am I certain what caliber it is. Any thoughts?
     
  2. HTN2222

    HTN2222 La Center, WA Member

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    bump
     
  3. BillM

    BillM Amity OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Well---it's a turn barrel (barrel unscrews for loading) percussion lock pistol. 1820 to 1870 or so if it's an original. How big is it?
    Looks like there are some marks on the right side of the frame and barrel, but I can't quite make them out. Get some better pics
    and someone can probably tell you where and roughly when it was made.
     
  4. gunnails

    gunnails Hillsboro Active Member

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    Looks more like a Muff pistol then a derringer.
     
  5. HTN2222

    HTN2222 La Center, WA Member

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    Here is another picture...not sure if I can decipher the markings. Is there an organization or someone I might be able to show this to in the Portland metro area?

    View attachment 39252
     
  6. HTN2222

    HTN2222 La Center, WA Member

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    Overall length is 8"

    Barrel is 3.25"