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Southerner Derringer, single shot .41 caliber turn barrel pistol, Serial number "4582" (visible under barrel swivel). Wooden stock, spur trigger and brass frame. Top of barrel marked "SOUTHERNER" and side of barrel marked with partially legible manufacuturing marks. Barrel length – 2 1/2". Overall length – 5". Note: Some 6,500 were made between 1867 and 1869 marked on their barrels, "MERRIMACK ARMS & MANUFACTURING CO/NEWBURYPORT/MASS/PATENTED APRIL 9, 1867." Another 10,000 were turned out from 1869 to 1873 by Merrimack's successor with their barrels stamped, "BROWN MANUFACTURING CO/NEWBURYPORT, MASS/PAT APR.9, 1869." (Courtesy of the National Rifleman). Provenance: the estate of Sarah Hunter Hicks Green, formerly of Historic Devon Farm, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: Mechanically sound. Right stock chipped at shoulder. Barrel swivel loose.