454. Engraved Colt Third Model Thuer Deringer

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serial #2222, 41 RF, 2 1 /2" barrel with a fair bore showing moderate pitting and oxidation. This standard model deringer shows the sloping spur hammer. The gun features relief floral scroll engraving on the barrel, frame and backstrap. The scroll shows punch-dot shading. The barrel shows an even gray patina with the engraving remaining sharp. The bronze frame bears a lovely mellow patina, the engraving sharp and generous traces of original bright plate along the belly of the frame and gripstrap. The pistol wears old smooth ivory grips which have a soft cream color. A nice looking little Thuer deringer. (57586-75) {C&R} (1200/1800) SOLD FOR $1,840.00

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