What was the serial number of the Colt 25?
Colt Model N serial number 25 – A single gun shipment November 20, 1908 (the first day of commercial shipments) to A.M. Holter Hardware Company, Helena, Montana. Serial number 25 predates the shipping dates for both serial numbers 1 and 2. The gun is an interesting example as the serial number matches the caliber. Colt Model N Serial Number 400000.
Is the Colt 25 ACP a hammerless Model?
the colt sounds like a vest pocket 25 acp. is it hammerless ? does it have a grip safety ? if it is a vest pocket model depending on condition. in 50 to 70 % condition 250 to 300 . in 80 to 90 % up to 400 I think he may have a Junior. The Vest Pocket has a heel-clip, and he says “There is a release button below the logo for the clip.”
What was the serial number of the colt 1908 Vest Pocket?
Colt Model 1908 Vest Pocket .25 ACP Serial Numbers 1 & 2 with original August 25, 1896 patent and 1909 Colt Catalog. © Sam Lisker, All rights reserved. Colt’s Model 1908 Vest Pocket .25 ACP pistol (or “Model N” as it was referred to internally by the Colt factory) is perhaps one of the more interesting Colt models to collect.
What kind of gun is Colt P-25 automatic?
Writing on one side of the barrel: “Model P-25, Cal. 25 Automatic, Made in USA”. Other side of barrel: “Raven Arms, Industry, CA”. has clip with it. 2) Description: Black metal with plastic brown inserts on the handle. On one side of the handle, there is a logo with a horse on it with ‘Colt’ written above the horse.
Colt Model 1908 Vest Pocket .25 Hammerless Production Year Serial Number Total Year Serial Number 1908 1 850 1929 375350 1909 850 22250 1930 382250 1910 23100 19100 1931 387600
How can you tell the age of a Colt gun?
If you want to know the exact age of the gun though, you’d have to find a reference table to crosscheck the characters with the manufacturing year. Technically speaking, Colt serial numbers tend jump all over the place with no set pattern. That’s why it’s difficult to understand them without a point of reference.
When was the first Colt.45 ACP made?
1911 .45 ACP Production Information. Military Versions from 1912 to 1945. Manufacturer/Serial Number/Date Made. Beginning of M1911: 1) Colt: S/N 1 to 3190 = April 16, 1912 to May 31, 1912. 2) Colt: S/N 3190 to 7501 = May 31, 1912 to Oct. 10, 1912. (S/N 3501 to 3799 were first U.S.M.C. pistols made by Colt delivered June 6, 1912.)
When was the first Colt automatic gun made?
1903 on the left, and COLT AUTOMATIC, CALIBRE 25 on the right. The first patent listed had no real bearing on the gun, but was probably intended by Colt’s to give the impression that the gun had more patent protection than it actually had in the U.S.
What kind of grips did the Colt Model 1908 have?
The Colt Model 1908 Vest Pocket was available in both blued and polished nickel finishes, as well as in silver and gold plate and various engraved versions. There are three major variants of grip for the gun. The earliest grips were hard rubber]
How much does a Colt 25 ACP cost?
25 ACP (6.5mm) Colt Junior Automatic .25ACP Semi Pistol Original Box NR 2 inch ” barrel (Juniors PRICE: $405.00 MANUFACTURER: Colt
When was the colt hammerless vest pocket made?
This Colt 1908 Hammerless .25 (Vest Pocket) Model N was manufactured in 1916. This example has real factory mother-of-pearl grips! Note: The genuine Mother of Pearl grips added $5.75 to the $16.50 base price of the gun for a total new purchase price of $22.25 in 1916.
What is the caliber of a Colt automatic?
Other side of the barrel: “Colt Automatic, Caliber 25”. Horse logo on handle. Has clip with “Cal. 25, Colt” written on the bottom of it. I would like to sell these two and get either a shotgun or another pistol. I just moved to the country where there are a lot of coyotes and I don’t know about crime yet.
What was the original price of a colt hammerless?
Note: The genuine Mother of Pearl grips added $5.75 to the $16.50 base price of the gun for a total new purchase price of $22.25 in 1916. Occasionally a gun that I have purchased intrigues me to the point that I feel compelled to analyze it’s history.