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LOT 132

Lot 132

Sharps 1859 Patent Four Barrel Rimfire Derringer, C. Sharps & Co., Philadelphia, PA, mid 19th century

Sharps 1859 Patent Four Barrel Rimfire Derringer, C. Sharps & Co., Philadelphia, PA, mid 19th century
Lot 132 Details
Sharps 1859 Patent Four Barrel Rimfire Derringer, C. Sharps & Co., Philadelphia, PA, mid 19th century

the 3 inch barrel cluster sliding on a signed brass frame with checkered gutta percha grip

Estimate $200-$300

Realised: $1,440
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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Sharps 1859 Patent Four Barrel Rimfire Derringer, C. Sharps & Co., Philadelphia, PA, mid 19th century
  • Sharps 1859 Patent Four Barrel Rimfire Derringer, C. Sharps & Co., Philadelphia, PA, mid 19th century
  • Sharps 1859 Patent Four Barrel Rimfire Derringer, C. Sharps & Co., Philadelphia, PA, mid 19th century
  • Sharps 1859 Patent Four Barrel Rimfire Derringer, C. Sharps & Co., Philadelphia, PA, mid 19th century

CONDITION DETAILS

In very good condition.

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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