52.(P102) Colt, early production, Model 1903 Semi-Automatic Pocket Pistol – Serial #41764, 32 ACP cal., 3 3/4″ round bbl., blue finish hard rubber grips. Manufactured in 1906. Fixed sights with the two line, two block address and patent marking (1897 and 1903) on the left side of the barrel bushing slide, with the circled Rampant Colt behind the serrations and “AUTOMATIC COLT/CALIBRE 32 RIMLESS SMOKELESS” on the right side. The upper left front of the trigger guard bow is marked with the Colt triangle “VP” proof. Blue “CAL, .32 Colt” marked magazine and fitted with checkered hard rubber grips with “COLT” ribbons at the top and the circled Rampant Colt on the bottom.
CONDITION: Fine. The pistol retains 70% original blue finish with high edge wear, patina on the grip safety and thinning to a smooth brown patina on the front strap. The dust cover on the bottom of the slide has turned to a brown patina. Almost all of the original bright niter blue remains on the trigger and safety lever. The grips are excellent with minor handling marks and crisp checkering. The markings are clean. This 100 year old pistol is mechanically excellent…$ 825.00
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