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COLT PAT. F.A. MFG. CO. 3RD MODEL DERINGER 5TH VARIATION WITH LEATHER HOLSTER. SN 44864. Cal. .41 Short RF. British proofed and sold by “COGSWELL & HARRISON, Ltd, 141 New Bond St & 226 Strand, London” which is engraved on backstrap. Finished with nickel plated frame and blued bbl with walnut grips. Made towards end of production of this type Deringer. PROVENANCE: L.D. Eberhart Collection. CONDITION: Finished in standard nickel framed and blue bbl with blued screws with British proof marks on bottom of bbl. Has rare dealership engravings on backstrap as noted above as well as “.41 CAL” on left side of frame. Frame retains 90%+ of orig nickel with only one portion of small flaking on left side just underneath ejector housing on frame and one small bit at back of ejector housing on firewall. Blue screws retain 90%+ of orig fire blue. Hammer retains 90%+ of orig case color. Trigger retains 75% of orig blue with some fading on face. Bbl retains 50%+ of orig bright blue with fading over portions on both sides, but still a very pleasing looking gun. The bright colored, nicely grained walnut grips have very few scratches or dings and retain 95%+ of orig varnish. Gun is accompanied by an orig period, English style holster which has seen very little use and pieces like this are seldom seen. 4-47480 DE100 (1,800-3,000)

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Auction: Firearms - Spring 2013
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