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,
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.