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Henry Deringer pistols from 1826-1870

Henry Deringer pistols from 1826-1870

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Published by L.D. Eberhart in [S.l.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Derringer pistols -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby L.D. Eberhart ; edited by Robert A. Sadler and L.D. Eberhart.
    ContributionsSadler, Robert A., Eberhart, L. D.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTS537 .H368 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination110 p. :
    Number of Pages110
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16972483M
    LC Control Number2007908328

    Deringer pistols figured in many notable homicides, the most famous being the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln by John Wilkes Booth. The full story of the Deringer pistol is given in the book entitled Henry Deringer s Pocket Pistol, by John E. Parsons, published in by William Morrow & Co. Parts Legend. 1. Barrel. 2. Front sight. Lincoln was killed with acaliber Deringer pistol made by Henry Deringer. This pistol is actually made by a man by the name of Andrew Wurfflein, who was also active in Philadelphia up about the same time that Deringer was, until the late s. He was making pistols in exactly the same style as Deringer.

      Back to guns. Deringer was famous for his small pistol designs, which were all single shot muzzle loaders, usually of large-caliber. In , he started making the pistols pocket-sized and they became known as derringers. Henry Deringer did not think of his derringer pistol as anything particularly noteworthy and therefore never patented his.   The J.J. Henry rifle was a working man’s rifle, built in a couple of patterns — the English, which resembled an English military arm, and the Lancaster style. Henry Leman built a classic plains rifle, and Henry Deringer (of pocket pistol fame) also built sturdy rifles for the Fur Trade.   Lot Henry Deringer U.S. Contract Model Percussion Conversion Rifle. Sold for $3, in September of Beginning of the Deringer Pistol. Henry Deringer, Jr. was born in in Pennsylvania to his gunsmithing father Henry Deringer, Sr. His father did business out of a shop in Pennsylvania and predominantly manufactured Kentucky.

    Excellent Cal Large Bore Henry Deringer 80% Finish. $ Only known Ambrotype Image of William Walker Marston: Call for Pricing: ASAC- Book of Edged Weapons. $ J E Evans Philada Deringer Very Good: $ Days Patent Truncheon-Pistol: $ .   Gun historians say that Philadelphia was a major center for gunmaking during Deringer's era, with hundreds of gunsmiths, including Edward K. Tryon, John Krider and J. Henry & Sons. There was a major market for military-grade rifles for the War of and later for use by Native Americans, and for the growing fur trade and expansion into the West.   The Philadelphia Deringer is a small percussion handgun designed by Henry Deringer and produced from through The term derringer is actua lly a misspelling of the maker’s last name. Kind of like kleenex (with a small k), the term derringer is now used to describe any pocket-sized pistol.. The original Deringer pistol was a single-shot muzzle-loading pistol.


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SyntaxTextGen not activatedHenry Deringer pdf – Febru ) was an American invented, and gave pdf name to the Deringer pistol. Further development and copying of his design resulted in the derringer (note the double-r) pistol that was generically manufactured widely by other companies.

[1]He was born in Easton, Pennsylvania on Oct. 26, to colonial gunsmith Henry Deringer Senior. In the 19th century, the most iconic pocket pistol was the Philadelphia Deringer. Invented in by Philadelphia gunsmith Henry Deringer, this gun was acaliber, vest-sized, muzzle-loading percussion pistol.

Deringer never sought a patent for his invention, which provided an opportunity for entrepreneurs to capitalize on his success.Open Library is ebook open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Donate ♥ Log in; Sign up; Add a Book Henry Deringer pistols from Robert A.

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