Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 1499: Pre-World War II Colt Vest Pocket Model 1908 Pistol

Auction Date: May 15, 2021

Exceptional Pre-World War II Colt Vest Pocket Model 1908 Pistol with Box

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,400 - $2,250

Exceptional Pre-World War II Colt Vest Pocket Model 1908 Pistol with Box

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: 1908 Vest Pocket
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 25 ACP
Barrel: 2 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
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Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 339
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

Manufactured in 1938 with standard two-line address/patent dates and Rampant Colt on the left of the slide, caliber marking on the right, serial number on the left of the frame, "P/VP" and "74" marked trigger guard, and standard features. Includes the original Colt maroon box and brochure. Provenance: The Dr. Robert Azar Collection

Rating Definition:

Excellent, retains 98% plus of the original high polish blue and vivid casehardened finishes with only the slightest handling marks. The grips are also excellent with minimal handling marks, some light verdigris on the screw grommets, and crisp checkering. Mechanically excellent. The box is fine with some light wear and about 3/4 of the label remaining.



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