.45 caliber, 5.5" barrels. A remarkable pair of large Deringers by the reknowned John Krider of Philadelphia. The long Deringer-style barrels with German silver fore sight signed on top flat Philada. Deringer-style back action locks with sparse engraving signed John Krider. Furniture of Deringer-style triggerguards with classic Derringer pineapple finials. German silver nose caps and thumb piece. Highly figured varnished walnut half stock with checkered bag-type butts. Guns are cased in their original mahogany partitioned case with Krider label in lid. Full accessories including ramrods, mallets, bullet mold and very fine copper flask.
Barrels and locks polished bright with some wear. Triggerguards are dark metal with no pitting. Ramrods replaced. Walnut stock with much original varnish and crisp checkering. Actions are good. Bores are excellent. Flask is excellent. Exterior of case is fine. A remarkable set of large Philadelphia Deringers.