A .38 (A.C.P.) 'Model 1903 Pocket' pistol by Colt, no. 20999
Lot 387S5
A .38 (A.C.P.) 'Model 1903 Pocket' pistol by Colt, no. 20999
Sold for £225 (US$ 372) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A .38 (A.C.P.) 'Model 1903 Pocket' pistol by Colt, no. 20999
Some blued finish, the left side of the slide stamped Patented Apr.20.1897 Sept.9.1902 Colt's Patent Fire Arms MFG. Co. Hartford Conn. U.S.A. on the left side and Automatic Colt Calibre .38 Rimless Smokeless on the right, hammer with traces of hardening-colour, the butt with crudely chequered replacement hard rubber grips
4½in. barrel, contemporary London nitro proof

Footnotes

  • The serial number suggest that the pistol was completed in 1908

    The striker appears to have snapped, but the pistol appears to be otherwise mechanically complete
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