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Colt 1903 Pocket Hammerless 32ACP SN:56 MFG:1903

  • Caliber: 32ACP
  • Era: Pre-War
  • Finish: High Polish Blue
  • Serial Number: 56
  • Shipment Type: Commercial
  • Year: 1903

This Colt 1903 Pocket Hammerless serial number 56 was shipped to the MIssoula Mercantile Company of Missoula, Montana on July 18th, 1903 in a 2 gun shipment.

This is a first year production pistol and is considered a type 1 variant.  It would have originally worn Colt's high polish finish with fire blue small parts.  Some is still able to be seen on the left panel grip screw.

Type 1 pistols exhibit the following features: 4" barrel with external barrel bushing, Thumb safety without the opposing retaining screw, Type 1 hard rubber grips, Plunge milled slide serrations, Early style sights, Full blue magazine and the "Brownings Patent / Pat'd April 20.1897" roll mark.

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