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Colt Model 1900 .38 ACP - Serial Number 3439, Commercial

Model 1900 Sight Safety Altered Serial Number 3439 - This pistol is a middle variation of the Model 1900 with front plunge milled serrations, high polish blue, round hammer and factory altered sight safety.  Pistol was one of thirteen shipped February 27, 1902 to M. Hartley Company, New York, New York.

Colt Model 1900 - Right side view

Serial number 3439 on left side of frame, above trigger.

Round hammer back showing bronze firing pin and altered sight safety modification.

Factory Alteration to Sight Safety - sight safety has been removed and plugged with a piece of steel.  A second pin was inserted in the rear of the slide to secure the block.  Top of slide was modified with a dovetail to accept the new rear sight.

Underside of the frame.  Early full nickel magazine marked "PAT'D SEPT.9.1884"

Plunge milled slide serrations.

Muzzle end of slide showing convex plug and take-down hole on underside of frame.

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