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Coltautos.com Gun of the Month - June 2009
Colt 1903 Pocket Hammerless .32 ACP
Serial Number 81905
Type II with British Proof Marks

Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless .32 ACP Type II with British Proof marks - Manufactured in 1909 and most likely shipped to Colt's London Armory.  Most early British proofed Colt's are not encountered with this much condition.  Pistol has been proofed twice with both early and later style proof marks. Pistol has all standard features for 1909 including high polish blue finish with fire blue on magazine release, trigger, thumb safety, thumb safety screw, extractor, pins and grip screw.  Pistol has earliest style black checkered hard rubber grips.  

Barrel bushing and color case hardened recoil spring plug.

Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless .32 ACP Type II with British Proof marks - Right side view.

Front of trigger retains most of the original high polish fire blue finish.

British proof marks located on the barrel chamber.

Early style proof marks (see photo above) and later style proof marks (see photo below)

 

 

Correct "full blue" magazine with high polished unmarked base.

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