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J.DERINGER SINGLE SHOT DERINGER PISTOL. SN 35. Cal.45. This is a most interesting gun, actually made by Slotter & Co. of Philadelphia. J. Deringer was an employee of Slotter, hired strictly to infringe on the name of Henry Deringer. In patent litigation Henry Deringer won out and Slotter’s guns were later marked Slotter & Co. Philadelphia. According to Doug Eberhart’s vast knowledge of all Deringers, he states the small inventory number 11 stamped at back of trigger guard denotes an inventory number for A.J. Plate of San Francisco who was the main vendor for these Henry Deringer patent infringements. This gun measures about 6″ overall, a 2-7/16″ bbl, and German silver engraved mounts. CONDITION: Gun is good to very good overall. Appears complete and orig throughout markings “J Deringer/Philadelphia” markings on lock and bbl. Discernible as is “WART STEEL” stamped on breech of bbl. Metal overall is gray/white, stock is sound and solid with traces of varnish, cross hatching discernible, with scattered dings and dents. 4-47677 JS27 (2,000-3,000)

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Auction: Firearms - Spring 2013
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