What caliber is a Colt 1903?

What caliber is a Colt 1903?

380 ACP
The Colt Model 1908 Pocket Hammerless is a variant introduced five years later in . 380 ACP caliber. Despite the title “hammerless”, the Model 1903 does have a hammer….Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless.

Colt Pocket Hammerless
No. built ~570,000
Variants M1903, M1908 (Types 1-5)
Mass 24 oz (680 g)

When was the Colt Model 1908 Pocket Hammerless made?

Colt Model 1908 Pocket Hammerless .380 ACP. Its serial number dates manufacture to 1919. This is a Colt’ US Armament reprise of the 1903 pocket model. It has all of the major updates except the magazine disconnector that was added in 1926. Dismounting for cleaning resembles the Colt .25 “Vest Pocket ” Pistol of 1906 but is considerably easier.

What do you call a Colt.32 Hammerless pistol?

Basically, both pistols were simply called “Colt Automatic Pistol Pocket Model, Hammerless.”. When referring to the pistol generically, I’ll use the terms “Pocket Hammerless” or “Model M,” and when talking about the .32 we’ll call it the Model 1903 and the .380, Model 1908.

What was the serial number of the 1903 Colt?

The 1903 Colt “Hammerless” Pocket Model. About 1911 (at approximately serial number 115,000 for the .32 and 8000 for the .380) the scalloped band around the word “COLT” was eliminated in favor of two straight lines, and an elongated letter “C” appeared behind the rampant colt instead of the circle.

What was the barrel size of the Colt 1903 Hammerless Gun?

Type I (up to 1908) had a separate barrel bushing and a 4-inch barrel. Type II (1908 to 1910) retained the separate barrel bushing but had a 3½-inch barrel and .380 chambering was introduced. Type III (1910-1926) introduced the integral barrel bushing. Type IV added a magazine safety.