Object Title

Centrefire self-loading pistol - Colt Hammerless Pocket Model 1903, Type IV

Centrefire self-loading pistol - Colt Hammerless Pocket Model 1903, Type IV

Date

1940

Object Number

XII.9108

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museums Consortium via Amnesty 1988. From Tayside (Scottish) Police, no.267. (SUSM no.22)

Physical Description

Nickel plated with wooden grips,with inset medallions with the prancing horse. Stamped on the right side of the reciever is COLT AUTOMATIC /CALIBRE .32 RIMLESS SMOKELESS Magazine is stamped CAL 32 COLT

Dimensions

BarrelLength3.78 inches
BarrelLength96 mm
OverallLength170 mm
OverallWeight0.7 kg

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 540696

Calibre

.32 in ACP

Inscriptions and Marks

Left back of receiver: prancing horse. Left front trigger guard: W within crown surmounted by star, and P within an inverted triangle

Associations

Places America