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a pocket pistol of large caliber with a short barrel

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It's a DA Derringer manufactured by Bellmore-Johnson Technologies of Hamden, Connecticut.
Derringers, which date back to the wild west, are known in the USA as `gamblers' guns' as they have been smuggled into big stakes poker games.
The rest of the Bond Derringers are things of beauty, with high polish and handsome grips.
As are Bond Arms' derringers, these holsters are exceptionally crafted, American-made products.
41-caliber Remington derringers in oversize watch pockets he had sewn especially into all his better trousers.
American Derringer doesn't just carry the classic style, double-barrel derringers in calibers from .
Derringers, the easily-concealed weapon of gentlemen and ladies in the mid- and late-1800s, within the Collection of the late L.
Derringers have always epitomized the last-ditch self-defense firearm.
Even earlier, in 1861, Remington's William Elliot had designed other multi-shot derringers that were double-action-only, the "ring-trigger" models in .
38 Special derringers for the entire LEAA board of directors.
As examples of typical Victorian carry pieces, this month we're going to take a look at two popular American derringers of the mid-19th century, the Remington over/under two-shooter and Merrimack Arms/ Brown Mfg.
Big-bore derringers are not small guns, just short, bulky and too heavy for a pocket gun.
American Derringer already manufactures a number of different sized derringers with a vast array of optional calibers.
It is a backup gun for when all your other chips have gone in the pot and a last-ditch moment is right up in your face--just as all modern derringers are intended to be.