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  • Pedersoli Derringer Guardian 209 Standard.

Pedersoli Derringer Guardian 209 Standard.


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About Product

Model: Derringer Guardian 209 Standard



Subgroup: pistol
Manufacturer: Davide Pedersoli
Item #: S.362
Action: Percussion
Made in: Italy
Year: 2009
Price: $ 249
MSRP: $ 319
Caliber: 177
Barrel length: 3.06"
Barrel finish: Blued
Barrel type: Round
Grooves: 10
Rate of twist: 1 in 16"
Stock/Frame finish: Oil Finish
Overall length: 4.94"
Grip: Walnut
Weight: 5.28 oz.
Overall length: 4.94"
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In the second half of the 1800 there was a great diffusion of small pistols, known as “derringer” since the appearance of the muzzle loading models. Some were made to fire metallic cartridges, most were given strange names to impress customers; all were low cost with a simple mechanism like the barrel’s length from 3 to 5 inches hinged to the frame or the removable nipple breech to load it. The grip was usually of the “birds beak” type and the trigger of a “spur” type. Some models were based on Joseph Rider’s idea and on the Remington “Parlor Pistol” (1860), produced in the .177 (4.5 mm) caliber and used for pickling and for indoor shooting. Pedersoli Derringer Guardian reproduces one of these models and its design reminds the famous “X Pert Single Shot” produced by Hopkins & Allen in the 1870 or the several European models also known as the “System Flobert Single Shot”. The steel gun shoots only with the 209 primer, insulated by a closing flange that prevents any metal chips escaping and protects the shooter’s hand. The Derringer Guardian is equipped with an extractor, sight and ramrod screwed to the base. With only the 209 primer, shots can hit the target out to 10 meters about (11yards). It is available also into a nice wood case which contains a small box for BB pellets or the #209 primers.

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