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In the late 1950s, a man was demonstrating how to fire a miniature darringer when it misfired...or keyholded or something and the shot went into the shoulder of a ten year old bystander. Was that common with the miniature pistols of that period?

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Should someone who owns one of the older miniature pistols used in the 1950s be afraid to shoot it and what were some of the reasons for one of them exploding or injuring bystanders?

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Firearms Expert: ProShooter, Firearms Instructor replied 7 months ago

Do you know which Derringer model it was?

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