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1903 Colt Automatic .380 hammerless carried at Normandy invasion

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    Posted 10 years ago

    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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    Comments

    1. garrybeair garrybeair, 10 years ago
      NICE COLT.MY BROTHER HAS ONE LIKE YOURS.
    2. packrat-place packrat-place, 10 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, 10 years ago
      dermead,
      Thank you very much. Yes, it means very much to me.
    4. packrat-place packrat-place, 10 years ago
      thank you, timbaran, vanskyock24, rrrohde, BELLIN68, AR8Jason, kerry10456, EJW-54, beachbomb , officialfuel and stepback_antiques
    5. packrat-place packrat-place, 10 years ago
      thank you very much ccranford & MOT
    6. packrat-place packrat-place, 10 years ago
      Thank you very much rocker-sd & lbslyy
    7. packrat-place packrat-place, 10 years ago
      Thank you Dr_Rambow, appreciate it.
    8. packrat-place packrat-place, 10 years ago
      Thank you very much bkhood2 for visiting.
    9. miKKoChristmas11 miKKoChristmas11, 10 years ago
      LOVE IT. So glad that you have it now.
    10. packrat-place packrat-place, 10 years ago
      Thank you very much for the love fhrjr2, sayer34 , mrmajestic1 & miKKoChristmas11
    11. Poppop, 9 years ago
      Very nice. Alot of history here.
    12. packrat-place packrat-place, 9 years ago
      Thank you very much garrybeair, Poppop & ThriftyGypsy
    13. packrat-place packrat-place, 9 years ago
      Thank you very much jimborasco & collector4evr
    14. packrat-place packrat-place, 9 years ago
      Thank you very much AR8Jason
    15. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 9 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, 9 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, 9 years ago
      No disrespect taken, my friend.
    18. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 9 years ago
      But others may.
    19. packrat-place packrat-place, 9 years ago
      Thank you very much collector4evr , Poppop & ThriftyGypsy

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