Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK, visit our website andrewbottomley.com Ref no 9116. A rare .44 R/F Calibre "HAMMOND BULLDOG" single shot rimfire Derringer. Made by the CONNECTICUT ARMS CO, circa 1866-1880. Chequered grips. Obsolete rimfire .44 calibre. The breechblock pivots to one side for loading. 4 inch octagonal barrel retaining some original blue. The condition is generally very good with hardly any sign of use. Action works fine. Overall length approx 8.5 inches. Ref 9116. These guns are infamous because one was owned by 'Big Nose Kate' the prostitute partner of Doc Haliday. After they went their seperate ways, 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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