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#03 Derringer Pistol

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Derringer Pistol

#03 Derringer Pistol

  • Derringer Pistol

    #03 Derringer Pistol

Date: 1866

STATISTICS

Name: Remington Model 95 Double Derringer*
Type: Rimfire pocket pistol
Origin: American
Produced: 1866–1935
Number Built: Approx 15,000
Weight: 11oz (312g)
Length: 4.9in (124mm)
Capacity: 2 rounds
Calibre: .41 Rimfire
Effective Range: 11yds (10m)

#03 Derringer Pistol

Description

Named after gunmaker Henry Deringer, ‘Derringer’ became a generic name for a small, concealable weapon for very close range self-defence, carried in a vest pocket or lady’s muff.

Remington’s version featured two barrels that lifted up for loading, and is featured in reproduction form in Django Unchained (2012).

STATISTICS

Name: Remington Model 95 Double Derringer*
Type: Rimfire pocket pistol
Origin: American
Produced: 1866–1935
Number Built: Approx 15,000
Weight: 11oz (312g)
Length: 4.9in (124mm)
Capacity: 2 rounds
Calibre: .41 Rimfire
Effective Range: 11yds (10m)

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