This Colt New Service Revolver Model of 1909 or M1909 was shipped to the General Storekeeper, Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York on April 12th, 1911. It lists the total number of guns in shipment was 200. Special features" Furnished with a lanyard swivel".
The factory letter states in the Remarks: The records further indicate that the butts of the revolvers in the above described shipment were marked "USN No. 101" and up.