Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK, visit our website andrewbottomley.com Ref no 9124. A rare .44 R/F HAMMOND BULLDOG single shot rimfire Derringer Made by the CONNECTICUT ARMS CO, circa 1866-1880. Chequered brown bakelite grips. Obsolete rimfire calibre. The breech-block pivots to one side for loading. 4 inch octagonal barrel engraved on top with the name "Connecticut Arms & Manfg, co. Naubuc, Conn. These bakelite grips are very often damaged, however this one is in excellent condition. Generally very good condition with some minor signs of use. Action works fine. Overall length approx 8.5 inches. Ref 9124. These guns are famous because one was owned by 'Big Nose Kate' the infamous prostitute partner of Doc Haliday in the wild west days of the USA. After they went their seperate ways, so the story says, she was found with one of these in her luggage and had the gun taken away from her and was shot and killed with it.
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