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Colt Model 1908 Vest Pocket Hammerless .25 ACP
Factory Master Engraved by William H. Gough, Blue Finish with Hard Rubber Stocks

Colt 1908 Vest Pocket .25 ACP serial number 197760 - Pistol is master engraved by William H. Gough with full coverage, blued and is fitted with original factory second style hard rubber stocks. This pistol was shipped in the Green state from the factory on March 20, 1919 to to William H. Gough and was returned to the factory on April 17, 1919.  There were five guns in this shipment. Interesting to note that Gough blued the grip safety and the thumb safety, leaving only the trigger color case hardened.

Colt 1908 Vest Pocket .25 ACP serial number 197760 - right side.

Colt 1908 Vest Pocket .25 ACP serial number 197760 - rear of slide and frame featuring Gough's signature five pointed star and distinctive lined background.

Colt 1908 Vest Pocket .25 ACP serial number 197760 - showing engraving on left top of slide.

Colt 1908 Vest Pocket .25 ACP serial number 194760 - trigger guard showing engraving.

Colt 1908 Vest Pocket .25 ACP serial number 197760 - underside of slide.

Colt 1908 Vest Pocket .25 ACP serial number 197760 - front grip strap.

Colt 1908 Vest Pocket .25 ACP serial number 197760 - showing engraving on left top of slide.

Colt 1908 Vest Pocket .25 ACP serial number 197760 - showing engraving on grip safety.  Interesting to note that Gough blued the grip safety and the thumb safety, leaving only the trigger color case hardened.

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