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COLT MODELS Gun of the Month - December 2008
Colt Model 1908 Pocket Hammerless .380 ACP
Early Type III with early factory deluxe checkered walnut grips
Serial Number 12501

Colt Model 1908 .380 ACP serial number 12501 - fitted with early style factory recessed medallion deluxe checkered walnut grips.  These grips are believe to pre-date the later recessed medallion deluxe checkered walnut grips with scalloped uncheckered border.  This pistol was shipped on November 1, 1912 in a five gun shipment to Von Lengerke & Antoine, Chicago, IL.  Finish is listed as blue, stocks not listed.

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