Hello folks - this gun has been passed down in the family and I would like to start identifying what it is and possibly the origins. Can you help? I thought it might be a 1817 Common Rifle but it does not have the patch box on the stock. Do you have a wag on the value?
Good afternoon everyone!
I really know nothing about guns, but I am an antiques dealer and I have come into possession of two small Deringer pistols.
Both looks exactly the same, same designs and markings.
"Deringer Philadela" behind the hammer and "Deringer Philadela" with a sunburst P on...