All over fine scroll engraved. Fine silver plated barrel with Moore's signature. Frame with rests of original gold washing. On the back of the frame engraved US Eagle holding a shield. These Deringers were made 1864/1865 as a gift for senators and officers, probably only 40 ever made. See the Book The Deringer in America by Eberhart & Wilson, page123 and the Book The Collecting of Deringers by Moore, National and Colt by Eberhart, page 19.
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