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Lot 1573: Pre-World War II Colt Vest Pocket Model 1908 Pistol

Auction Date: December 4, 2021

Pre-War Colt Vest Pocket Model 1908 Semi-Automatic Pistol with Box

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,600 - $2,500

Pre-War Colt Vest Pocket Model 1908 Semi-Automatic Pistol with Box

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: 1908 Vest Pocket
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 25 ACP
Barrel: 2 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: smooth
Stock:
Item Views: 393
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 293
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

Manufactured in 1920 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, "1/VP" and "28" marked trigger guard, and standard features apart from the smooth grips with Colt medallions. Includes a correct Colt maroon box numbered to a different gun and an extra magazine. Provenance: The Doug Ellison Collection

Rating Definition:

Excellent, retains 98% plus of the original blue finish and case colors with only the slightest edge wear and handling marks. The replacement grips are very fine with some very faint hairline age cracks around the screw holes. Mechanically excellent. The box is fine with most of the label absent and some light edge/corner wear.



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