Henry Deringer (Designer)
In 1806, Henry Deringer established a firearms factory in Philadelphia. He began manufacturing flintlock pistols and muskets. Later he began manufacturing percussion rifles for the U.S. Army. Deringerís renown came with the production of percussion dueling pistols, which first appeared in 1825 and were primarily sought by military officers and political officials. It was the 1850ís pocket pistol that made Deringer a household name and solidified his position as a manufacturer of quality firearms.
Dimensions / Weight
Dimensions: 7" H x 49" W x 2.75" D
United States Model 1814 H. Deringer Flintlock Rifle, .54 caliber , lock marked US/Deringer/Phila.