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Old 05-30-2012, 10:48 PM
lisik lisik is offline
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Question about Colt 1903 32acp hammerless




I recently had a chance to inspect a few Colt 1903 hammerless 32acp type I pistols and they did not have serial numbered slides (from inside). A couple of local collectors claimed slides on type I pistols must be numbered at the factory, and now I am confused. Can anybody let me know if the slides on these pistols were originally numbered or not?

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Old 05-31-2012, 09:24 AM
T.MAY T.MAY is offline
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According to John Brunner...The earliest pistols did not have the serial number stamped inside the slide.

Beginning in 1917 at S/N 250000 the last 3 digits of the S/N were stamped on the firing pin housing of the slide.
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Old 05-31-2012, 11:07 AM
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Thank you very much for your response.
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