Photos courtesy of Mark Wiprud
Model 1900 Sight Safety Altered Serial Number 3652
- This pistol is a middle variation of the Model 1900 with
front plunge milled serrations, high polish blue, high spur
hammer and factory altered sight safety. Gun was shipped to
Browning Brothers in Ogden, Utah on March 7, 1902.
Colt Model 1900 - Right side view
Right side slide inscription - "AUTOMATIC COLT"
over "CALIBRE 38 RIMLESS SMOKELESS"
Serial number 3652 on left side of frame,
Browning's Patent - slide markings
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
Top of slide
Early full nickel magazine marked "PAT'D SEPT.9.1884"