Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK. See our website andrewbottomley.com. Ref 1579. A good American Colt no 3. antique derringer in obsolete .41 rim-fire calibre. Circa 1875. Colt's 3rd Model derringer was the brain child of F. Alexander Thuer, a veteran gunsmith at Sam Colt's manufacturing plant. Nickel plated finish over brass frame. Bird's head wooden grips. Retaining traces of original finish on the 2.5 inch barrel. Barrel engraved on top "COLT". Marked on the frame .41 Cal. Barrel swivels to the side for loading. Overall length 5 inches. Good condition, showing some sign of use and wear. Action works fine. London proof marks stamped under the barrel. Ref 1579. A nice addition to any collection. This is an obsolete antique pistol and is sold as a collectors item only. No Licence is required in the United Kingdom. If you wish to purchase this item please visit our website andrewbottomley.com where you can pay by credit/debit card or bank transfer at no extra charge. Established 1968.