Pistol / Hand GunsDeringerC. SharpsCalibre .30
Original American Wild West Era, Sharps 1859 Patent.
This hasn't been polished or buffed up which is now rare retaining a beautiful patina.
.30 Rim Fire Calibre 4 Barreled Brass Framed Pocket Derringer. Sn Matching barreled derringer pistols pistols were made by the C. Sharps Company beginning with their 1859 Patent.
Production of the Sharps, 4 shot pistols ended in 1874. This is an excellent original Sharps 1859 Patent 4 barreled pocket derringer in .30 RF calibre. It is a fully functioning example in excellent condition. The pistol’s barrel cluster has 4 x 3" steel rifled barrels and measures 5 ¾” overall. The frame is brass. It has a brass bead fore sight and grooved frame rear sight. The left side of the frame is stamped 'C. Sharps Patent 1859'.The right side ‘C. Sharps & Co Philada. PA’
The butt of the grip frame is stamped with matching number. It has a revolving firing pin and loading is achieved by depression of a steel button at the underside of the frame, the barrel cluster can then be moved forward for loading of rounds.
It has a shrouded trigger & original walnut grip which is undamaged. The rifled bores of the barrels have staining consistent with age and use.
Its loading cocking and firing actions work perfectly....Read full description