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Coltautos.com Gun of the Month - September 2019
Colt Model 1908 Vest Pocket Hammerless .25 ACP
Pre/Post-War Type Serial Number 420384
Blue Finish with Factory Hard Rubber Stocks in Original Box

Colt 1908 Vest Pocket .25 ACP serial number 420384 - Pistol has original factory tank blue finish, original and correct second type factory hard rubber stocks and is with original numbered box. This pistol was manufactured ca. 1946 from pre-war parts and features the post war single line slide marking on the left side of the slide.

Colt 1908 Vest Pocket .25 ACP serial number 420384 - right side.

Colt 1908 Vest Pocket .25 ACP serial number 420384 - Pistol pictured on original matching numbered box with "R." also written on the bottom to designate the type of stocks for the pistol.  Pre/Post-War examples with checkered walnut stocks are marked with a "W." on the bottom.

Colt 1908 Vest Pocket .25 ACP serial number 420384 - Note the printer code "PRINTED IN U.S.A." above "AL 2-46" on the instruction sheet in the lower right corner.  This is a post-war instruction sheet.

Colt 1908 Vest Pocket .25 ACP serial number 420384 - Original box end label.

Colt 1908 Vest Pocket .25 ACP serial number 420384 - Slide is marked with matching serial number.

 

Colt 1908 Vest Pocket .25 ACP serial number 420384 - Many Pre/Post-War examples are accompanied by very noticeable, vivid case colors on the grip safety, thumb safety and trigger.

 

Colt 1908 Vest Pocket .25 ACP serial number 420384 - Many Pre/Post-War examples are accompanied by very noticeable, vivid case colors on the grip safety, thumb safety and trigger.

Colt 1908 Vest Pocket .25 ACP serial number 420384 - Top of the original tank blued slide.

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