April 21, 2022 06:00 PM EDT Downingtown, PA


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Factory engraved political Moore's Derringer

Deluxe factory engraved political Moore's no. 1 Derringer, .41 rf caliber, with spread winged eagle, American shield behind the hammer and a decorative checkered panel below, broad arrow engraving on either sides of barrels, gold and silver finish, scroll engraved frame, top and underside of barrel with company and patent dates, 2 1/2" barrel. SN #4281 These scarce examples were made to be given as a gift to U.S. Congressmen and Senators who sat on military committees in hopes of landing a military contract, an estimated twenty-five were produced.

Competitive in-house shipping is available for this lot.

Condition:Overall fine condition, faint remains of original gold wash in protected areas, 70% of silver remains. Mechanically functional.

Estimate: $4,000 - $5,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$4,284
04/21/2022

 

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