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Colt 1903 Pocket Hammer .38 ACP

ColtHistory.com Gun of the Month – April 2020

Colt 1903 Pocket Hammer .38 ACP - Serial Number 20000 - This pistol was manufactured on September 8, 1906 and shipped September 11, 1906 to Schoverling, Daly & Gales in New York City as a 1 gun shipment. Beginning in 1903, the first gun of this model was serial number 19999 and the numbering continued in descending order (19999, 19998, 19997...) until terminal serial number 16000 which was manufactured in 1906. This is the first example of the ascending serial numbers.

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Colt 1903 Pocket Hammerless .32 ACP serial number 174813 - This pistol was produced during the period of the 1915 Belgian Contract for the 1903 Colt Pocket Hammerless .32 ACP pistols. These maroon tin boxes were designed by Colt for shipment of the Colt 1903 Pocket Hammerless .32 ACP pistols to Belgium. When the contract was prematurely canceled, Colt continued to use the remaining tin boxes for both domestic and international shipments. This pistol, while in extremely poor condition, is fitted with the original set of small pony hard rubber stocks.

ColtHistory.com Gun of the Month – January 2020

Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless .32 ACP Pistol Serial Number 174813 with matching Factory Tin Shipping Box

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