Where is the serial number on a Derringer?
Under the barrel in front of the locking lug and under the left grip. It however isn’t necessarily a serial no but more likely a batch no depending on the exact variation. The only real value of this number is to know you have a original complete and not pieced together derringer.
What is a Colt Derringer?
The 41 rimfire caliber First Model Derringer was the first Colt single shot pistol. It is a continuation of the National Arms Company No. The 2.5″ barrel has an excellent bore with bright, strong rifling. The barrel retains approx. 98% of its nickel finish.
When was the 4th Model Colt Derringer made?
Yours is a modern, 4th Model, Colt Derringer, made from 1959 to 1963. The holster would add to the value, but I don’t know how much. Colt really pulled a fast one with this little pistol. It is possibly the cheapest quality Colt that was ever made. The frame and barrel are made of pot metal, but they did use a steel barrel liner.
Is the Colt Derringer 22 Short made of pot metal?
Colt really pulled a fast one with this little pistol. It is possibly the cheapest quality Colt that was ever made. The frame and barrel are made of pot metal, but they did use a steel barrel liner. Xracer’s info is right on. If it didn’t have Colt’s name on it, it would bring far lower prices. Hope you didn’t pay too much for this clunker.
What kind of trigger does a colt 3 Derringer have?
A very nice Colt No. 3, Thuer, deringer with its original pearl grips. It has a nickel plated frame, blued barrel, case hardened hammer, and fire blue trigger and screws. Caliber: 41 Rimfire Overall …Click for more info
What kind of Derringer is 22 short Butler?
DERRINGER, .22 short BUTLER ASSOCIATION INC. DERRINGER, .22 short cal., 2 1/2″ barrel, simulated ivory grips, nickel plated barrel and frame, side break action, exposed hammer, SHARPS & HANKINS MODEL 3C DERRINGER.