This Colt 1903 Pocket Hammerless was shipped to the Property Officer of the Supply Division - Officer of Strategic Services (OSS) at the Fowler Building in Rosslyn, Virginia on August 11th, 1944. There were a 543 pistols in this shipment. This was on Colt Factory Order #4420
The Office of Strategic Services (OSS) was a wartime intelligence agency of the United States during WWII. It consisted of 2 major groups, the Wartime Spy Agency and the Commandos. Eventually, after the war it was separated into two different groups. The CIA and the Army Special Forces.
This is considered to be a Type IV pistol with 17 slide serrations, Walnut checkered grips, rounded front and rear sights, 3 3/4" barrel with integrated barrel bushing.