Derringer Gun Papercraft

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Derringer Papercraft gun is considered as the grandfather of pocket pistol. The title Derringer came from the last name of Henry Deringer, a 19th century maker of small pocket pistol.

Henry Deringer is famous for making Philadelphia Derringer and ship it worldwide.

The Derringer Papercraft Gun is scaled at 1:1, making it ideal for use as a cosplay prop. It requires about 6 sheets of paper to build, with a medium level of difficulty. The templates come in JPG format, accompanied by a .PDO assembling guide. To view .PDO files, make sure you have Pepakura Viewer installed.

A bit of history lesson: According to historical records, Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, was tragically shot with a Derringer pistol from the back of his head by actor John Wilkes Booth on April 14, 1865.

The assassination occurred at Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D.C., while Lincoln was attending a play. This shocking event had a profound impact on the nation, marking one of the darkest moments in American history and leading to significant changes in security measures for public figures.

Tthese templates do not come with a pre-colored version; manual coloring is required. Suitable paper type would be around 230gsm as described in this article.

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