This is a fabulous fully engraved Remington 95 Double Derringer, aka the Over-Under Derringer, which began production in 1888. Caliber .41 rimfire (6 bullets are in the set). The 3 inch barrels are superimposed (over-under) and tip upwards for loading and extraction. It is a very early production firearm with just a three-digit serial number under one of the grips and under the barrels. Blade front and notch rear sights, with REMINGTON ARMS CO. / ILION, N.Y." on the top rib. Matching serial numbers are present on the lower barrel and the left side of the frame beneath the grip. The barrels and frame show 100% of the period scroll engraving, which is extremely visible, crisp and correct. No spotting, no rust. The grips are a hard rubber in excellent condition. The entire piece is in excellent condition, with all the original nickel finish. Wonderful patina.
This was certainly the gun of a gentleman and is highly engraved with vining leaves and beautiful embellishments. This model derringer was a gun of choice for gamblers and others in need of the easily concealed, close combat personal protection that this model offered. This gun has no scratches and is in incredibly clean and solid condition.
About The Pocket Watch:
In 1891 a young, talented master watchmaker, Henri-Frédéric Sandoz, founded the Tavannes Watch Company in a small Swiss village, Tavannes, in the Jura mountains.
He and his partners, who were rich fabric merchants, soon opened markets around the world, notably in Canada, Russia, United States, and the Far East.
About The Watch Fob: