Lot 20010D: REMINGTON DERRINGER OF GENERAL JOSEPH H. HARPER
December 13, 2016
Tallahassee, FL, USALive Auction
Description: REMINGTON DERRINGER OF GENERAL JOSEPH H. HARPER Remington Derringer pistol, manual extractor and is marked " REMINGTON ARMS CO., ILION, N.." on the barrel rib. Hand tooled Mexican leather holster. Note from General Harper as to when he acquired this derringer in Mexico. | Caliber / Gauge: .41 | Barrel Length: 3" | Condition: Very good. Some wear. Repair to grip. | Provenance: Consigned by General Harper's grandson. Joseph H. "Bud" Harper (May 1, 1901 August 8, 1990) is best known for delivering General Anthony McAuliffe's response "Nuts" to German demands for surrender during the Siege of Bastogne. Includes LOA from Lieutenant Colonel (Ret) William H. Harper, USAF – Grandson of Major General Joseph H. “Bud” Harper.
Condition Report: Very good. Some wear. Repair to grip.