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Colt 1908 Pocket Hammerless 380ACP SN:816 MFG:1908

  • Caliber: 380ACP
  • Era: Pre-War
  • Finish: High Polish Blue
  • Serial Number: 816
  • Shipment Type: Commercial
  • Year: 1908

This Colt 1908 Pocket Hammerless is a first year example of the Colt 1908.  It was shipped to Carl Engle in Butte, Montana on September 29th, 1908 in a single gun shipment.  

Carl Engel (1871-1956) operated a sporting goods store in Butte, Montana, was a deputy sheriff circa 1925-1931, became an insurance agent after 1931 and resided in Reno, Nevada circa 1952 until his death in 1956.

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