"Thuer" derringer manufactured in the 1870's. Grips are very good, no chips or cracks. Barrel has a mostly gray patina. Action works perfectly. Bore is excellent. Many of the bores we have seen are heavily pitted. Very good overall condition.
Colt Derringers & Pocket Pistols
Attractive No. 1 derringer. Top of barrel has most of it's original silver plating; remainder of metal is a pleasing gray patina. Address markings are sharp. action works properly. Bore has strong rifling with light pitting/ frosting. Very good plus overall condition.
Colt “House” 5-Shot .38 Long Colt Caliber Revolver. Barrel acid etched “Colt New 38.” Top of barrel has Colt’s PT F. A. Mfg. CO./Hartford Ct. USA. Action works perfectly. Grips are perfect, no chips or cracks. Bore is perfect. Strong Lands (rifling) and bright grooves, no pitting. Revolver has approximately 50-60% factory nickel. The etching on the barrel is legible. Colt etched the model...
Cased Set of Lord Derringers. One of the pair has an area of minor flaking, otherwise near excellent overall condition.
Colt Cop & Thug Revolver. Made in 1885. 2 ¼” Barrel in .41 Colt caliber. Very nice sharp gun with approximately 50% of the original blue mixed with a dark to plum patina. Grips are excellent with nice sharp checkering and the Police & Thug easily seen. The barrel is acid etched with “COLT HOUSE 38” that is still visible, but faint. Action works perfectly. Good fire blue on the...
Colt New Line .22 Caliber 7-Shot Revolver. This is a very fine New Line (most saw a lot of use and abuse). Bore is excellent. The caliber and model etched on left side of barrel is perfect. Note: The fragile acid etching on Colts revolvers was easily worn even with light use. This one is perfect. Action works perfectly. Cylinder has some small areas of nickel flaked. Grips are perfect....
Colt 3rd Model Derringer. Approximately 98% original nickel finish. Excellent overall condition. A sharp 3rd Model Derringer!
Colt New Line .32 caliber revolver. Manufactured in 1875. Approximately 90% original nickel remains with some flaking on cylinder. Action works perfectly. Very good overall condition.
Colt Number 3 Thuer Derringers .41 rimfire. Matched pair serial # 18571 and 18578. One has an excellent bore, the other has two pits in the bore. Both guns have 99% original nickel. One gun has 93-95 % original blue. The other has 60 % original blue and rest is nice blue-brown patina. One gun has perfect pearl grips and the other has a very small chip where the...
Colt Early 1st Type of the #3 Thuer Derringer .41 rimfire caliber. Bore is rough. Grips are very good wood original varnish. Serial # 1235. Barrel has a blue brown patina. Action works fine. This is the so called “Pregnant frame” model.
Colt New Police .38 caliber revolver. Rare Cops & Thug with Cop & Thug grips. Manufactured 1882. Serial Number 14872. 4 ½” Barrel with ejector Bore is good with strong rifling. Gun has approximately 97% original factory nickle. Action works perfectly. “Colt Police .38” is etched on left side of barrel and is completely legible. Cop & Thug grips are...
Colt 3rd Model Thuer Derringer .41 Rimfire caliber pistol. Bore is excellent. Hammer has 100% case colors. Trigger has 99% blue. Gun has 99% original nickel. Grips have 99% original varnish. If you want a top notch # 3 Colt this is the one!
Colt #3 Thuer derringer. Scarce variation with high spur hammer and tight curl grips. Bore is excellent. Has 98% original nickel and has rampant Colt on frame which denoted that the gun was sold by the Colt London Agency. Scarce and in excellent condition.
Colt New Line “Little Colt” .22 caliber revolver. 80% of the original nickel finish. Very good grips. Rare “Little Colt” markings on the right hand side of the barrel. This was a Kittridge retailor marking. There is a dispute of whether it was applied at the factory or at Kittridge.
Colt New Line “Little Pony” .30 caliber revolver. .30 caliber gun with 50% of the original nickel. Metal has flaked and those areas have a gray patina. This is a rare gun that has “Little Pony” on the right hand side of the barrel. This was a Kittridge retailor marking. There is dispute of whether it was applied at the factory or Kittridge. Grips are very...
Colt New Line “Little Colt” Revolver. Very fine gun with 75% of the original nickel on the metal. Fire blue on the hammer. Grips are very good. Rare “Little Colt” marking on the right hand side of the barrel. This was a Kittridge retailor marking. There is a dispute of whether it was applied at the factory or at Kittridge.
Colt New Line .32 caliber revolver. 40% of the original nickel finish. Very nice grips. Etched panel is partially visible.
Factory Engraved Colt 3rd Model Derringer. Nice sharp gun. This gun was originally silver plated. Most of the silver has turned to a patina on the barrel. The frame still has quiet a lot of the silver remaining. Grips are very fine. Mechanics are excellent. Very attractive Colt 3rd Model Derringer!
Early “Pregnant Frame” Colt 3rd Model Derringer. Early gun with the raised bolster on the forward section of the frame. Barrel has a dark gray patina. Grips are original but have some chips. This gun has seen a fair amount use.
Excellent Cased Pair of Colt New Line .38 Revolvers. Beautiful set of Colt New Line revolvers. One gun rates at 95% of the original nickel. The other gun rates at 99% of the original nickel. Both guns have beautiful grips. Case looks to be from a New York retailer. Very fine set!