A. Wurfflein Philadelphia Derringer Gun
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Oceanic: Weapons: Pre 1900: item # 1197137
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Shelton Gallery and Fine Silver
5133 Harding Road B-10-PMB-392
Nashville, TN 37205
|This is a very similar gun to the one that was used to shoot Abraham Lincoln. This model was manufactured by Andrew Wurfflein of Philadelphia. It is a .45 caliber gun with a 1-1/2" barrel, and measures 5 1/2" overall. Engraved German silver mounts that show the high quality this maker was noted for. Circa 1850, This piece is in excellent condition for its age. Notice the carving details in the metalwork, as well as on the gun handle. Take note of the pineapple underneath that symbolized hospitality... This is an exception piece for any gun enthusiast.|