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2183
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RARE “PEANUT” SIZED PHILADELPHIA DERINGER.

SN NSN. Cal. 40. Just under 5″ overall with about 1.5″ bbl, 2-1/8″ including breech. Henry Schlotterbeck was one of Henry Deringer’s principle gunsmiths who started his own shop in 1860. His guns that he actually signed “SLOTTER & CO” are quite scarce. Doug Eberhart in his text The Deringer in America dedicates an entire chapter to Slotter and lawsuits with Henry Deringer. This gun is in fine condition with smooth surfaces and traces of original finish. PROVENANCE: The Estate of G. W. “Bill” Stewart of Sonora, Texas. CONDITION: Very good to fine overall. German silver mountings smooth with light patina, engraving crisp on German silver and steel. Bbl retains thin traces of striped finish. Lock and hammer are overall silver/gray with hints of case colors. Stock is sound and solid with traces of original varnish and several chips in nose. There is a hairline crack between the bbl and lock escutcheon. Mechanically gun is sound with crisp bore. 49973-219 JS (4,000-6,000) – Lot 2183

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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