Model: Type II Model No. 3
Serial Number: 656. This number is found under the left grip panel
Year of Manufacture: 1888-1911
Caliber: .41 Rimfire
Action Type: Tip Up Over Under
Markings: The top of the barrel is marked “”Remington arms Co. Ilion, N.Y.”. The number “656”is found under the left grip panel.
Barrel Length: 3”
Sights / Optics: This derringer is mounted with a blade front sight and a notch in the frame rear sight.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are checkered hard rubber. The checkering is share and there are no chips or cracks. The grips rate in about Very Good overall condition.
Type of Finish: Blue
Finish Originality: Appears All Original
Bore Condition: The bores are mostly bright and the rifling is deep. There is some scattered pitting in both barrels. These bores are shootable.
Overall Condition: This derringer retains about 40% of its metal finish. The barrels are blue and gray with a nice shine on the blue. The receiver is a duller gray. There is vivid fire blue on the hammer, trigger, and locking lever. There is some surface erosion and discoloration on the frame, mostly on the left side. The Screw heads are sharp - only the grip screw shows wear. The markings are clear. Overall, this derringer rates in about Very Good condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We did not fire this derringer. The top hinge is in good condition.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: None
Our Assessment: This is a wonderful example of the classic gamblers derringer. This one is blue and has very nice coloring as well as correct functioning. Add this to a western outfit, a costume or to your derringer collection, it’s a nice one. Please see pages 167 and 168 of “Flaydermans 9th Edition”, for more details.
CA Legal or CA Private Party Transferable: This derringer can be transferred in California and can be transferred to a California resident as a private party transaction (PPT) at our shop in Simi Valley. This derringer is also C&R eligible.
|Payment and Shipping Instructions:|
USPS or UPS Insured shipping will cost $20.
Your item will be shipped within 1 week of receipt of good funds, usually the next day. You will receive an automatic notification with a tracking number upon shipment, to let you know that we have received funds. If you are in Southern California, you are welcome to pick your item up and complete the transfer at our shop in Simi Valley (M-F, 8-5).
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CA Sales tax applies to CA buyers (7.25%).
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