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Lot 3: Percussion Derringer

Single shot percussion derringer, marked “Derringer Philadelphia”, signed on top of barrel “G. Curry, San Francisco Cal. Agent”, finely engraved on trigger guard and lock plate, .45 caliber percussion, c. 1852-1863, (note: Booth used a similar derringer to assassinate President Lincoln). 

$800-1,200

Single shot percussion derringer, marked “Derringer Philadelphia”, signed on top of barrel “G. Curry, San Francisco Cal. Agent”, finely engraved on trigger guard and lock plate, .45 caliber percussion, c. 1852-1863, (note: Booth used a similar derringer to assassinate President Lincoln). 

$800-1,200