Pistol - Rimfire Deringer, Belgium, late 19th century Reg. No: ST 024704
- Rimfire Deringer, cal. 8mm., smooth round barrel 7.20cm long.
Similar in configuration to a Colt No.3 Deringer, and probably a Belgian infringement of patent. Made in Belgium, late 19th century.
- Barrel hinges to right for loading without the need for a latch, but with a spring stud in the floor of the frame to secure barrel when closed. Silver plated steel frame with heavy corrosion, silver plated steel barrel also with heavy corrosion, slanted hammer, no knurling on hammer, sheath trigger with defective spring, wooden birdshead grips.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Miss Doris Cole, 1959
|Dimensions:||6.60 cm (Height), 2.30 cm (Width), 13.10 cm (Length)|
|Dimension Comment:||Barrel length: 7.20|
|Tagged with:||pistols belgian, rimfire|
|Themes this item is part of:||Arms Collection, William Cole Arms Collection, William Edwin James Cole, Gun Collector (1864-1952)|
|Primary Classification:||ARMS & ARMOUR|
|Inscriptions:||Serial number 317 stamped under left hand grip. No markings on frame or barrel.|
|Model Name/Number:||Colt No.3 Deringer Copy|
|Place & Date Made:||Belgium, 1880s-1890s|
|Collector:||Mr William Cole, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia|
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