Lot 196

Colt No. 3 Derringer Butler .31 Caliber Pistol

Estimate: $200 - $400

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $5
$50 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$25,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
Featured in this lot we have a Colt No. 3 Butler Derringer pistol chambered in .31 caliber. This pistol is an interesting take on the cartridge firing Colt No. 3 Derringer. In this unique muzzle loading percussion pistol with serial number B82119, unlike the Colt, the barrel is stationery and does not swivel. It is loaded from the muzzle and fired with a percussion cap placed on a nipple under the hammer. The blued steel barrel is marked “BUTLER” on the top with “31 Caliber Black Powder” on the left side. The frame is bright brass with fine walnut birds head grips. Overall length is approx. 5” with a 2 3/8” barrel with small blade front sight. There are no visible foreign proof marks on this interesting pistol and it appears to be in about new condition. Serial Number: B82119. This firearm qualifies as an Antique, and does not require FFL Transfer or NICS Background Check.