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COLT MODELS Gun of the Month - May 2015
Colt 1903 Pocket Hammerless .32 ACP Serial Number 393729
Factory Error: Manufactured with Reverse Cut Slide Serrations

Colt 1903 Pocket Hammerless .32 ACP sn 393729 - a standard production Colt Pocket Hammerless .32 ACP with reverse cut slide serrations. A handful of examples near this serial number have been encountered with this factory error. Colt factory letter indicates this pistol was shipped to W. Bingham Company, Cleveland, Ohio on July 28, 1921 in a shipment of 25 pistols.

Examples of this error exist in other models.  Some Colt 1908 Vest Pocket .25 ACP pistols of the pre/post-war variation have also been encountered with this error.

Colt 1903 Pocket Hammerless .32 ACP sn 393729 - left side close-up of reverse cut slide serrations.

Colt 1903 Pocket Hammerless .32 ACP sn 393729 - right side.

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