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1903 Colt Automatic .380 hammerless carried at Normandy invasion

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Posted 3 years ago

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packrat-pl…
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I would like to share this great Colt firearm. It is a Colt Automatic .380 Hammerless.
Says "COLT'S PT F.A. MFG. CO. HARTFORD , CT. USA
PATENTED APR. 20, 1897, DEC. 22, 1903
SERIAL # 70968
It has the original clip and grips.
My father carried this at the Normandy invasion of Europe during
WW II.
enjoy

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  1. garrybeair garrybeair, 3 years ago
    NICE COLT.MY BROTHER HAS ONE LIKE YOURS.
  2. packrat-place packrat-place, 3 years ago
    Thank you, garrybeair. It has special meaning for me, so I keep it in a safe. I am very proud that my father was part of the Normandy Invasion.
  3. packrat-place packrat-place, 3 years ago
    dermead,
    Thank you very much. Yes, it means very much to me.
  4. packrat-place packrat-place, 3 years ago
    thank you, timbaran, vanskyock24, rrrohde, BELLIN68, AR8Jason, kerry10456, EJW-54, beachbomb , officialfuel and stepback_antiques
  5. packrat-place packrat-place, 3 years ago
    thank you very much ccranford & MOT
  6. packrat-place packrat-place, 2 years ago
    Thank you very much rocker-sd & lbslyy
  7. packrat-place packrat-place, 2 years ago
    Thank you Dr_Rambow, appreciate it.
  8. packrat-place packrat-place, 2 years ago
    Thank you very much bkhood2 for visiting.
  9. miKKoChristmas11 miKKoChristmas11, 2 years ago
    LOVE IT. So glad that you have it now.
  10. packrat-place packrat-place, 2 years ago
    Thank you very much for the love fhrjr2, sayer34 , mrmajestic1 & miKKoChristmas11
  11. Poppop, 2 years ago
    Very nice. Alot of history here.
  12. packrat-place packrat-place, 2 years ago
    Thank you very much garrybeair, Poppop & ThriftyGypsy
  13. packrat-place packrat-place, 2 years ago
    Thank you very much jimborasco & collector4evr
  14. packrat-place packrat-place, 2 years ago
    Thank you very much AR8Jason
  15. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 2 years ago
    No disrespect intended, but after living with the Fr. for 21 yrs, I truly believe the Germans felt that they were being liberated, -from the French!
  16. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 2 years ago
    Before I get a lot of hate mail, it's just my sense of humour! The damned machine posted before I had finished!
    Yeah, I'm a sick puppy.
  17. packrat-place packrat-place, 2 years ago
    No disrespect taken, my friend.
  18. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 2 years ago
    But others may.
  19. packrat-place packrat-place, 2 years ago
    Thank you very much collector4evr , Poppop & ThriftyGypsy

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