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Lot 536: Pre-World War II Colt Vest Pocket Model 1908 Pistol

Auction Date: December 3, 2021

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

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Estimated Price: $2,500 - $4,000

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

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: 1908 Vest Pocket
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 25 ACP
Barrel: 2 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: pearl
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Item Views: 266
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 313
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

Manufactured in 1924 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 "89" marked trigger guard, and standard features. Includes an unnumbered correct Colt maroon box and an extra magazine. Provenance: The Doug Ellison Collection

Rating Definition:

Excellent, retains 98% plus of the original blue and 85% casehardened finishes with some light edge and trigger wear. The grips are very fine with a short hairline age crack in the left panel. Mechanically excellent. The box is fine with some mild tearing and wear on corners.



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