Model 1907 Military Serial Number 137 - 200 .45 cal. No. 1 -200
(inclusive) Modified hammer, Nearly vertical ejection. Auto Indicator to show
that chamber is loaded, Auto safety, Strengthened stirrup, and Lengthened
trigger stirrup pin. Shipped to the U.S. Government, Springfield Armory, March
November 13, 1909 - Returned to Colt for modification and
shipped to Troop H, 4th Cavalry.
This pistol was returned to the factory, refinished and
remarked. It has the "K" (factory return mark) on the right
trigger bow attesting to that. The "K.M." inspector mark on
the upper left bow of the trigger guard has been removed.
Left side of Model 1907 sn 137. Note the grip safety and
A single officer presided over the inspection of the Model
1907 Contract pistols. All of the pistols originally bore
the initials "K.M." for Major Kenneth Morton.
These initials were hand stamped into the upper leg of the
trigger guard on the left side. Major Morton assumed the
post in April 1907 and acted as the inspecting and accepting
officer throughout the fiscal year 1907 - 1908.