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Lot 4433: Texas Shipped Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless Pistol

Documented Texas Shipped Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless Semi-Automatic Pistol with Factory Letter, Attributed as a World War II Bring Back

Auction Date: October 6, 2022

Lot 4433: Texas Shipped Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless Pistol

Documented Texas Shipped Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless Semi-Automatic Pistol with Factory Letter, Attributed as a World War II Bring Back

Auction Date: October 6, 2022

Estimated Price: $900 - $1,400
Price Realized:

Documented Texas Shipped Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless Semi-Automatic Pistol with Factory Letter, Attributed as a World War II Bring Back

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: 1903 Pocket Hammerless
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 32 ACP
Barrel: 3 3/4 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: hard rubber
Stock:
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Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Bore Condition: Good - Some light pitting or frosted appearance
Rating:

OE - GOOD - some minor replacement parts; metal smoothly rusted or lightly pitted in places, cleaned; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal legible; lightly scratched, bruised or minor cracks repaired; in good working order.

Description:

Manufactured 1928. The included factory letter confirms the current configuration (grips not listed) as well as shipment to Praeger Hardware Company in San Antonio, Texas on 26 October 1928. The consignor, who is a three-star general, states that during World War II his grandfather took this pistol from a German soldier whose surname was Praeger.

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