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.22 cal. short Butler Derringers (his & hers), hers w/ peal

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.22 cal. short Butler Derringer's (his & hers), hers w/ peal handles w/ nickel finish and his w/ wood handles w/ blaken barrel and w/ gold frame, set in a decorative maghogeny wooden case w/ red felt inside, from 1980
his ser. # XXXXX ser. # XXXXX
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Firearms
Expert:  ProShooter replied 1 year ago.
Good morning,

Thank you for requesting me. Who is the manufacturer for these derringers? Does the case indicate a model name or any other info?

Jim
Customer: replied 1 year ago.


Butler is the manfu. of these derringers and the case is a mahagony "plain" outside box w/ brass hinges and latch

Expert:  ProShooter replied 1 year ago.
Ok, very good. Thank you. Can I assume that the guns are unfired, or have they been fired?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.


they have been fired once or twice at New Year by my Mother and Father

Expert:  ProShooter replied 1 year ago.

Answer:

The Butler Assoc. Inc. Single Shot Derringer cased set came in .22 Short caliber only, had a side pivoting Thuer action, various metal finishes and grips, including wood and mother-of-pearl, and a spur trigger. The guns used the same parts as Colt's Lord & Lady derringers, and came either cased and uncased with a B prefix serialization.


For your Butler Derringer cased set, the following current values apply (from the Blue Book of Gun Values). Retail prices may be 20% higher:

New in box/perfect --100% condition - $375

Mint condition --------98% condition - $325

Excellent condition -- 95% condition - $275

Very Good+ condition -- 90% condition- $240

Very Good condition ------ 80% condition - $200

Good+ condition ------------70% condition - $175

Good condition --------------60% condition - $150

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I hope that this information is helpful to you! Thanks for your question!

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Thanks!
Jim

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