Object Title

Centrefire self-loading military pistol - Colt Model 1902

Centrefire self-loading military pistol - Colt Model 1902

Date

1915

Object Number

XII.3654

Provenance

Transferred from Technical Stores, Weedon, 17th August 1960. Authourised under War Office letter: 57/SA/3072 (Ord 9C). Comprising part of a store of obsolete and surrendered weapons.

Physical Description

Late production with spur hammer. Engraved on the right side of the slide: FROM SIR CHARLES ALLOM TO CAPT. S.H.SPREAT.
Retailed William Evans. 63 Pall Mall, London.

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 37992

Calibre

.38 in ACP

Inscriptions and Marks

London view marks

Associations

Notes

Total production for this model was 18,068 between July 1902 and December 1928, and they were shipped from the factory between July 1902 and December 1930.
This particular pistol was shipped in a batch of 50 to the London Armoury Co. in March 1915. In all, about 2,100 Military models were shipped to the UK.