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Jacob Rupertus patent single shot derringer - $375.00

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Jacob Rupertus patent single shot derringer. Marked on top of 4" barrel "RUPERTUS PAT'D PISTOL MFG CO PHILADELPHIA". Metal parts are smooth with a dark patina overall and some scattered light pitting. Wood grips are good, well worn with a couple possible corner chips. Hammer has spring tension but will only cock if trigger is held forward, possibly the sear spring. Sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.