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Coltautos.com Gun of the Month - July 2019
Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless .32 ACP (Model M)
Inscribed "Ern Kile" and
Factory Engraved

Colt Pocket Hammerless 1903 .32 ACP serial number 542617 Factory Engraved - Colt Factory Letter confirms that this gun was shipped blued, factory engraved (late style Type A engraving), on October 23, 1939 to Art Burnside & Co., Spokane, Washington for the Sheriff's Office, Paris, Illinois.  Ernest Kile was sheriff of Edgar County, IL.  It is suspected that the name on each side was inscribed locally before presentation.

Colt Pocket Hammerless 1903 .32 ACP serial number 542617 Factory Engraved - right side.

Colt Pocket Hammerless 1903 .32 ACP serial number 542617 Factory Engraved - engraving on rear of slide and frame.

Colt Pocket Hammerless 1903 .32 ACP serial number 542617 Factory Engraved - engraving on top slide around ejection port.

Colt Pocket Hammerless 1903 .32 ACP serial number 542617 Factory Engraved - Close-up of "Ern Kile" inscription on the right side of the frame.

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