The Deringer in America,
Volume One,
the Percussion Period

by R.L. Wilson & L.D. Eberhart
Part Number: BOOK-DA-V1
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Sometime after 1825, a Philadelphia gunmaker named Henry Deringer developed a style of percussion pocket pistol so practical, compact and effective, that “Deringer's pistols" achieved worldwide renown to become “the deringer pistol" a specific type and style of pistol recognized wherever men knew guns. Volume one covers the percussion period. The reference material has been drawn from city directories, period advertising, and considerable study of pistols in private and public collections. Hardcover, 267 pages, 9 x 11" format.

The Table of Contents includes the following:
  • Forword
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1 Deringers By Henry Deringer
  • Chapter 2 Deringers By Slotter & Company
  • Chapter 3 Deringer Copyists And Agents In The Northeast
  • Chapter 4 Deringer Agents And Copyists In The South
  • Chapter 5 Deringer Agents And Copyists In The Midwest
  • Chapter 6 Deringer Agents And Copyists In The West
  • Chapter 7 Foreign And Unidentified Deringer Copyists
  • Appendix The Modern Percussion Deringer
  • Bibliography
  • Index

ISBN: 0-917218-20-5
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