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V. Libeau New Orleans dealer European copy derringer percussion pocket pistol, .54 caliber. Lock plate marked "V. Libeau". Checkered walnut stocks, octagonal barrel, German silver bands inlaid at breech, iron mountings with foliate engravings on breech, tang, back action, lock, hammer, guard, and butt cap, dolphin on hammer, compartment for caps in butt stock, replacement ramrod. Barrel length - 4 5/8". Overall length - 9". Circa 1850's. Provenance: the collection of Benjamin Dysart, Brentwood, Tennessee. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com.)

Condition

Weak action. Few cracks in stocks. Ramrod is not original.

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V. Libeau New Orleans Dealer Percussion Pocket Pistol,

Estimate $2,400 - $2,800Jan 26, 2019