Lot 1453: Colt - 1908
|Excellent Colt Model 1908 Pocket Hammerless Semi-Automatic Pistol with Original Box and Papers|
|Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,000|
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|Type||Pistol||Gauge||380 ACP||Catalog Page||191|
|Barrel||3 3/4 Inch Round||Finish||Blue||Grip||Walnut|
|Stock||Class||Curio & Relic Handgun||Rating||See Condition|
|Description||Manufactured in 1937. Fixed sights, with the one-block address and patent marking on the left side of the slide, the Rampant Colt behind the serrations, caliber on the right side, and "75" and "T/VP" on the trigger guard. The slide has a matching number on the underside, the grips are fitted with a pair of flush-mounted nickel silver Colt medallions, and the two-tone magazine is marked "CAL.380/COLT". Included with the pistol is a correct matching hand-numbered factory box with white "HAMMERLESS" and blue "Colt Automatic Pistol" end labels, proper internal labels, barrel brush, a 1-page instruction sheet, and a Model 1903/1908 pamphlet marked to the Meunier Gun Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
|Condition||Excellent with 97% plus of the original blue finish showing a small patch of pitting on the underside of the slide, along with some scattered handling marks. The grips are excellent. The box is very fine with some slight separation at the edges and mild wear on the labels. Mechanically excellent.|
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