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Derringer Pistol by Wurfflein of Philadelphia, Barrel Marked C. Suter, SELMA, ALA
Deringer style pistol marked with stamped C. SUTER – SELMA, ALA


Derringer Pistol by Wurfflein of Philadelphia, Barrel Marked C. Suter, SELMA, ALA
Deringer style pistol marked with stamped C. SUTER – SELMA, ALA, right facing

Suter was born in Switzerland in 1796 and came to Selma, Alabama in 1850 where he
established his business selling guns made in Philadelphia; his earlier guns are marked as
herein described. He died in Selma, 1873. [Suter was agent to Wurfflein 1850-1866] The lock is
marked A. WURFFLEIN/PHILA, Andrew Wurfflein was the first of the family dynasty of
gunmakers to be listed about 1845. Wurfflein, Philadelphia percussion derringer marked on the
lock plate; “C. SUTER / SELMA ALA” appears on the barrel. The gun has plain German silver
mountings except for the trigger guard with pineapple finial which is engraved; two silver barrel
bands. Walnut stock with well-worn checkering; action is tight and smooth.
(.45 caliber; 3.5” barrel, 7.25” overall)


Derringer Pistol by Wurfflein of Philadelphia, Barrel Marked C. Suter, SELMA, ALA
Deringer style pistol marked with stamped C. SUTER – SELMA, ALA, left facing

Derringer Pistol by Wurfflein of Philadelphia, Barrel Marked C. Suter, SELMA, ALA
Deringer style pistol marked with stamped C. SUTER – SELMA, ALA, address detail

Derringer Pistol by Wurfflein of Philadelphia, Barrel Marked C. Suter, SELMA, ALA
Deringer style pistol marked with stamped C. SUTER – SELMA, ALA, tang detail

Derringer Pistol by Wurfflein of Philadelphia, Barrel Marked C. Suter, SELMA, ALA
Deringer style pistol marked with stamped C. SUTER – SELMA, ALA, trigger guard

$4,825.00

308-488 R0264





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