I am inclined to think that a test with a very few guns does not provide conclusive proof, since so many other factors, such as barrel dimensions, can be involved. Second Amendment Foundation Patron Member Committee of One Thousand. One to close up the entrance wound, and two to close up the incision needed to remove the bullet from under his eyebrow. Those tiny baby Colts and Juniors are just so darned cute. Bro said it was like popping zits to get the slugs out of the victims chest.
There are many similar sized modern pistols available today that have a more potent chambering than the. Early 1954 models looked like regular 1911A1 and later versions usually had adjustable sights. If you haven't shot one before I would find the nearest firing range and talk to the people running it. I just moved to the country where there are a lot of coyotes and I don't know about crime yet. I don't really want it for any reason, just something different, but I don't want to buy a gun if it has issues. Here's the questions that he has that I need your help answering: How old is the gun? I inherited two Colt 25s when my dad passed away. In 1917, Norway obtained licence to manufacture it's M1911 pistols.
Good sights and trigger, not a hint of a problem. I will put up pics after it's clean and lubed. This for a then 75 year old gun! Also on the left just above and to the rear of the trigger gaurd is a small lever that acts both as a safety and slide catch if the lever is in the up postion. Besides, I tend to like Colt guns Wonder if I should get it and send it to Colt, see what Brent can come up with While I would in no way expect Colt to still service this fella, I still wanna be able to get mags for it. Colt issued a recall notice on the Junior Colt. This particular pistol was built in the early 1920's.
. Commercial production resumed in 1946. Along with it being a couple of ounces heavier, there is a bit more of a grip on the Vest Pocket pistol than there is on the Baby, making it easier for some to shoot. Weighing a mere 13 ounces, it is fed by a six-round. It is recalling 1911 mod, but u can use that no. It has never failed to fire any shells, good or crap, I put in it. The locked breech was not designed to increase velocity; it was designed as the easiest way without an increase in weight to prevent the gun from opening too soon and blowing pieces of brass all over the place.
On one side of the handle, there is a logo with a horse on it with 'Colt' written above the horse. I expect the pistol back early next wk and will post where M Is stamped by Colt. Type Semi-automatic pistol Place of origin United States Production history Designer Manufacturer Produced 1908—1948 No. They can also point you in the right direction for disposing of your current guns and getting you fixed up with what you want for future needs. None of these were reported shipped to any branch of the military but about 100 regular models and about 5 presentation models were manufactured in Quebec, Canada by the North American Arms Company, Ltd. It has never had any form of problem.
And the Astra blowback autos in 9mm P and 9mm Largo were successful in part because their hammers were designed to function at a mechanical disadvantage, thus acting to retard the blowback action. If you think gun control is the answer, look what happened in Australia when they banned guns. In 1943, commercial models used to fill military orders. Is there any way to find out the history of the gun, like how many were made, what's unique or special about them, anything like that? I don't think so, since a blowback is normally designed so the breech does not begin to open until the bullet has left the barrel. It functions fine, but the finish has some wear.
What happens to the slide is irrelevant at that point. Lots of them have programs to help new folks become familiar with the safe handling of firearms. Guy said they've got a 1908 pocket in the back that'll go up for sale soon as their guy tests it. Any help you could give me would be much appreciated. Oh, and I paid 80 bucks for it. Stamp on right of frame - Made In Spain For Colt's - indicates this is a re-badged Astra.
This reminds me of the Colt hammerless 1908 pocket pistol. Went to grab it for me but it's locked in the guys toolbox. When I first looked in Google, I found this gun on Gunbroker that seems to be the same thing, only in worse condition. A word of caution with any of the older guns such as the Colt vest pocket 1908 always check out the weapon in an area away from people , pets or buildings! Does any slight delay caused by the hammer of a blowback pistol result in an increase in velocity? This pistol is also counterfeited the most. Has the wood grips, pretty worn, but all there. They were never produced anywhere else.
An improved redesign became the , which is still in production. Proud of the technology represented by this advance, Colt included a green marking its inclusion with every Model 1908 sold for a year after its introduction. It is a contract handgun and not actually made by Colt. Colt Model 1908 Vest Pocket Hammerless. You will be given further details and instructions as to when and how to ship your firearm to Colt.
Anyway, the pistol is the Colt Junior. During the summer of 1991, there was a string of suicides between Memorial Day and July 4 and the first three all used Colt. I guess somebody came in who knew more than I did about them. He was in the hospital for about an hour and went back to work the next day. In 1944 no commercial peroduction of any kind recorded. They were well made and definately better to carry than the two shot derringers, such as the cheaper derringers such as the Davis! Now back to our regularly scheduled programming. A year later, my crew was called to a shooting on a school bus.