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