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Buffalo Bill Museum

Descriptions
walnut 486 nickel 150 silver 707
Names
pistol 180
Subjects
birds 78 shield 28 Leaf 76
Date:
1865
Dimensions:
overall length: 4.5 in
Credit Line:
Gift of the Klaz Family
Inscription:
at breech: DERINGER/PHILADEL [lock plates:] DERINGER/PHILADEL [back of stocks:] W.F. CODY/1865
Remarks:
Deringer pocket pistol, percussion cap, short rifled barrels have 2 inlaid nickel silver breech lines and are stamped at the breech; lock plates are engraved with a leaf motif and stamped; hammers also have engraved leaf motifs and grooves cut into top; full length walnut stocks have checkered bird head butts, nickel silver trigger guards, side plates and barrel lug mounts with engraved leaf designs, at back of stocks are shield-shaped nickel silver inlays that are inscribed; nickel silver extensions ahead of trigger and inlaid into lower stock are pineapple shaped and engraved.
Accession Number:
1.69.1800A

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Buffalo Bill Museum.
If you are making a special trip, please double-check before visiting.


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