Lincoln/Booth Deringer set
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Gun Name Lincoln/Booth Deringer set
Year 1978
Make US Historical Society
Model .41 cal copy of Henry Deringer original
Color walnut and steel with solid sterling silver mounts
Packages Commonly called the "peanut" size
1978 US Historical Society .41 cal copy of Henry Deringer original
1978 US Historical Society .41 cal copy of Henry Deringer original 1978 US Historical Society .41 cal copy of Henry Deringer original 1978 US Historical Society .41 cal copy of Henry Deringer original
History Pair of .41 cal percussion Deringer's copied from the single Lincoln assassination model on display at Ford's theater in Washington DC. One of 1000 sets mounted in solid and engraved Sterling silver released in 1978. There were also 100 sets offered mounted in solid 14 kt gold and five gold mounted sets further enhanced with diamonds and rubies.

All sets, housed in leather bound book style case with matching bullet mold, ramrod, silver plated flask, ebony handled turn screw and nipple wrench.
Action
1978 US Historical Society .41 cal copy of Henry Deringer original Action
single shot percussion .41 cal--note trapdoor in butt
strap for extra nipple.
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