Civil War Baby Philadelphia Derringer Cap Gun

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Not only a museum quality replica, this Derringer is also a Cap Gun!The Baby Philadelphia Derringer measures only 6.5" and is similar to the piece that John Wilkes Booth used to assassinate President Lincoln in Ford's Theater in 1865. It was a favorite hideaway percussion pistol of gamblers and card sharks, easily concealed in a coat or boot for use if the game turned sour.Features:
  • Fires standard "pull-off" ring or strip caps (not included)
  • Weight: 1 lb
  • Length: 6.5"
  • Warning: Cap Guns are not toys and she be treated like a real gun. Never point at any person and keep arm full extended when firing Use under adult supervision. Must be 18 years to purchase.Made famous by riverboat gamblers and "shady" ladies of the evening in the early to mid 1800's...personal protection in an easy to conceal package. This Baby Non-Firing Philadelphia Derringer replica measures only 6.5" and is most infamously known as the Derringer used by John Wilkes Booth to assassinate President Abraham Lincoln in 1865. Weight: 1 lb. Length: 6.5"

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