Model: Ring Trigger Derringer / Elliott’s Patent
Serial Number: NSN
Year of Manufacture: 1863-1870
Caliber: .22 Cal. Short
Action Type: Fixed Barrels, Rotating Firing Pin, Hinge Break
Markings: The top of the barrel is marked “Manufactured by E. Remington & Sons Ilion N.Y. / Elliots Patents May 29 1860-Oct. 1 1861”.
Barrel Length: 3”
Sights / Optics: This derringer is mounted with a small post front sight.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are smooth wood. There are just a few scratches and there is a compression mark on the right side, but there are no chips or cracks. The grips rate in about Very Good overall condition.
Type of Finish: Blue
Finish Originality: All Original
Bore Condition: The bores are dull with shallow rifling. There is minor pitting and some erosion in the barrels.
Overall Condition: This derringer retains about zero% of its metal finish. The finish shows mottled splotches of patina and has been cleaned at some point in its life. The metal is just a bit frosted in places. The Screw heads are mostly sharp and show light use. The markings are clear. Overall, this derringer rates in about Poor - Fair condition, and need some work.
Mechanics: The action does not function correctly. The ring trigger does pull and cycles the hammer. There is a plastic bag which contains two screws, a plate and a spring. This plate has the cuts for advancing the firing pin. The firing pin is not present. this is definitely a project gun.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: None
Our Assessment: This is a classic design ring trigger derringer. It is made by Remington and parts are likely available to restore this old derringer. Add this one to your collection and spend some time with it inthe work shgop. Everyone needs a challenging summer project...
CA Legal or CA Private Party Transferable: This derringer is classified as an antique and can be sold to anyone 18 years of age with valid ID.
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