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SN NSN, 3947, NSN, NSN. Cal. 456. 1) J.E. Evans Philadelphia marked percussion Derringer pistol. 2″ bbl German silver blade front sight. Top of bbl marked with makers name. Top strap and breech end of bbl, lightly scrolled engraved as is lock and hammer. Silver shield behind top strap. Checkered grips with flare at bottom. Silver teardrop at butt, lightly engraved as is trigger guard and finial. 2) Williamson single shot Deringer. Made by Moores’ Pat. F.A. Mfg. Co. of Brooklyn, N.Y. 1866-1870. 2-1/2″ rnd bbl with front blade sight, faint maker’s name on left side of bbl. Brass frame and trigger guard. Stocks checkered with flared butt. Frame and trigger guard nicely scrolled engraved. 3) Unmarked Derringer pistol, 2-1/2″ rnd bbl. Lock and top strap likely engraved as is hammer and trigger guard. Pineapple finial at head of trigger guard. Silver shield behind top strap, also lightly engraved. 4) Seaver Deringer Pistol made by Bruff Bros. and Seaver in New York City. 3″ bbl, silver bands at breech and marked “Seaver”. Top strap, lock and hammer lightly scroll engraved. Silver shield behind top strap. Checkered grip with flare. Trigger guard lightly engraved. Silver teardrop at butt. PROVENANCE: The Estate of G. W. “Bill” Stewart of Sonora, Texas. CONDITION: 1) Good. All metal surfaces with even brown scattered pin-prick pitting. Trigger guard broken at tang with older weld repair. Stocks are good, checkering is faint, minor crack at muzzle and other light losses. 2) Very good. Bbl is toned with scattered pin-prick pitting. Stock with repair at grip retains most of an older professionally restored finish. 3) Bbl, top strap, lock, and hammer with scattered pin-prick pitting. Stocks poor with losses towards muzzle and left side of bbl at breech. Checkering still visible, though mostly smooth. Will not hold cock. 4)Very good. Bbl, lock, hammer, and top strap with scattered corrosion. Stocks are very good with minor repair on bottom of bbl. and appear to retain the most of what is likely the orig varnish although could be an ancient restoration. 49973-217, 49973-222, 49973-223, 49973-224, JSL110 (2,500-4,500) – Lot 2184

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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