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Lot 523: Pre-World War II Colt Vest Pocket Model 1908 Pistol

Auction Date: December 3, 2021

Pre-World War II Colt Vest Pocket Model 1908 Semi-Automatic Pistol with Pearl Grips and Original Box

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Estimated Price: $3,000 - $4,500

Pre-World War II Colt Vest Pocket Model 1908 Semi-Automatic Pistol with Pearl Grips and Original Box

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: 1908 Vest Pocket
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 25 ACP
Barrel: 2 inch round
Finish: nickel
Grip: pearl
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Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 310
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

Manufactured in 1913 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, "VP" and "5" marked trigger guard, and standard features apart from the smooth pearl grips with Colt medallions. Includes the original Colt maroon box marked "PEARL NICKEL C1NP" on end label of lid. Provenance: The Doug Ellison Collection

Rating Definition:

Excellent, retains 98% of the original nickel finish with some light handling marks scattered throughout and a small patch of nickel flaked off the base of the magazine. The grips are also excellent with minimal handling evidence. Mechanically excellent. The box is fine with some mild wear.



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