Astra / Colt Junior factory cutaway
serial number 6 from the 1950s. A few of these cutaway
samples were made for Colt officials as pre-production
prototypes when Astra was attempting to get the contract to
manufacture the Colt Junior pistol.
The right side of serial number 6. The serial number is
located under the grip and on the barrel.
Photograph of Astra cutaway serial number 22
from the Robert Q. Sutherland collection. This cutaway is
pictured on page 427 of the Book of Colt Firearms and
belonged to a former president of Colt.