Minty British-proofed Colt No 3 Thuer derringer s/n 48188 with sloping hammer and wide grip-frame. Manufactured circa 1870-1890 in obsolete .41 rimfire calibre. Large -COLT- in italic letters on top of the barrel. Complimented with original period two-piece ivory grips with a lovely browning patina, which are numbered to the deringer. Retaining nearly all of its original plating to the barrel and frame. Blued barrel screw and case-coloured hammer. Good action and bright 9/10 bore. Overall in excellent condition.