A Good Colt Number 3 Derringer .41 Rimfire. 2 ½” rifled barrel, with London Proofs, side swing breech opening, nickel plated frame, barrel engraved ‘Colt’ sheath trigger. Two piece polished walnut bird’s head grips. Frame engraved .41 cal. Number on frame under the grip and in pencil on the grip.
Frame with all original plate engraved. Barrel with nearly all original blue and very good rifling.
Number 47859. Only 48000 Number 3 Derringers made so this is a very late example Circa 1912