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Name Street Town State From To
Boss       1873  

Patent Date Remarks
138,157 April 22, 1873 Improved in Breech-Loading Fire-Arms - see under G. L. Holt & J.C. Marshall

Contract for

.22 r.f. blank, "Boss" marked Single Shot Blank Deringer (Fourth of July pistol). Invented by L. Holt & L.C. Marshall, Made by Dexter Smith (son on Horace of S&W). This "gun" was sold by Buckland Brothers, Springfield.

1st model made in iron, with trigger guard, marked BOSS on the breech

2nd model is with brass frame, 2" round barrel, marked 1776 and PAT.APR.22,73), without trigger guard
2nd model, left side