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    Lot of Three Sharps Pepperbox Derringers.
    Sharps & Hankins Model 3C Pepperbox Derringer. Serial no. 11175, .32 rimfire caliber, 3 1/2-inch barrel cluster with Sharps & Hankins Philadelphia address. Made without extractor. Varnished walnut grips.

    Condition: Very good. Smooth bare metal finish with light age wear. Traces of blue in protected areas. Grips: Very good to fine. Retaining most of original varnish. Left grip panel a possible replacement. Action very good.

    C. Sharps & Co. Model 1A Pepperbox Derringer.

    Serial no. 389, .22 caliber, 2 1/2-inch barrel cluster. Brass frame with: C. SHARPS / PATENT 1859 to left side. Right side of frame with: C. SHARPS & CO. PHILADA. PA. Gutta percha grips.

    Condition: Very good. Barrel with a smooth, gray metal patina with scattered staining. Brass with mellow age patina and light stains. Grips fine. Action very good.

    C. Sharps & Co. Model 1A Pepperbox Derringer.

    Serial no. 6450, .22 caliber, 2 1/2-inch barrel cluster. Blued and silver-plated finish. Brass frame with: C. SHARPS / PATENT 1859 to left side. Right side of frame with: C. SHARPS & CO. PHILADA. PA. Tiger Maple grips.

    Condition: Very good. Barrels with just traces of blue, the balance a mostly smooth gray-brown patina with patches of fine pitting. Frame retaining approximately 30-35% silver. Grips excellent. Action very good.





    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2015
    25th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 14
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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