Sharps 4 barrel derringer pistol

Price: SOLD
Item number: 005034
Manufactured: c1860s
Shipping weight: 350g / 12.35oz

Unusual 4 barrel derringer pistol by Sharps .30cal, single action pinfire with C Sharps & Co. Philadelphia, PA Patent 1859 stamped into body and rifled barrels with bead foresight.  Numbered on barrel and butt No1806.  Nickel plated 75% with composition grips.  A pretty little pistol made famous by Western gamblers and 'ladies of the night' (also known as a 'muff' or 'garter' pistol).  Overall length 16cms