Spectacular Cased Pair of J.E. Evans Philadelphia "Peanut Derringers"

Spectacular cased pair of J.E. Evans Philadelphia "peanut" derringers. nsn. cal. 35, 1 %4: "bbls. Fine walnut checkered stocks and finely embellished nickel silver mounts. Case colored back action percussion locks with matching hand engraved embellishment. Iron bbls. With rich damascene pattern. Fitted with matching engeraved/case colored breeches and tang. Nickel silver front sights. Forend tips and stock shield. Housed in a superb futted period casing with brown velvet lining. Processing and shipping within the continental U.S $35 plus a 1.5% replacement cost insurance fee. Discounts given on combined lot shipping.

Provenance:Private Collection in Sacramento, CA


Extraordinary near new condition. Iron bbls show no distress and retain most all of their most beautiful damascene finish. Case colored locks and breeches are wonderfully engraved and retain virtually. All of their case colors and finish. Nickel silver trigger guards and grip caps superbly engraved in matching fashion. Both pistols are markrd identically "J.E. Evans Philad". Fitted casing is in superb condition with only the slightest touch of wear to velvet lining with slight discoloration from age, exterior and all sides are excellent and in a state of great preservation

Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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