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Coltautos.com Gun of the Month - September 2017
Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless .32 ACP - Factory Inscribed
W.P.D. No. 15 for the Woonsocket, Rhode Island Police Department (ca. 1915)

A well worn Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless .32 ACP serial number 195339 - factory roll marked "W.P.D. No. 15" on right side of frame above stock. Just 21 of these pistols were ordered by the Woonsocket, Rhode Island Police Department for police carry. This is one of four documented examples for this police department as being factory "Targeted."

A well worn Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless .32 ACP serial number 195339 - factory roll marked "W.P.D. No. 15" on right side of frame above stock. Just 21 (Numbered 1 to 21) of these pistols were ordered by the Woonsocket, Rhode Island Police Department for police carry.

Colt 1903 Pocket Hammerless .32 ACP serial number 195339 Factory Special Ledger - They were shipped from March 3, 1915 to March 6, 1916. Number 15 is one of four documented (Numbers 14, 15, 16 & 17) as being factory "Targeted" and processed on Colt Factory Order Number 840 on December 24, 1915 and delivered to the shipping room on December 30, 1915.

Colt 1903  Pocket Hammerless .32 ACP serial number 195339 is fitted with a barrel that is slightly longer than the standard Colt barrel for this model.  Its origin is unknown.

Colt 1903  Pocket Hammerless .32 ACP serial number 195339  - factory roll marked "W.P.D. No. 15" on right side of frame above stock.

Colt 1903  Pocket Hammerless .32 ACP  serial number 195339 - factory roll marked "W.P.D. No. 15" on right side of frame above right stock.

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