Share your favorites on Show & Tell

1903 Colt Automatic .380 hammerless carried at Normandy invasion

In Military and Wartime > World War Two > Show & Tell.
rrrohde's loves15 of 16Some Crazy Crawlers and some older Jitterbugs from my collectionpainting by k. lund-shipley glen-yorkshire.
26
Love it
1
Like it

vanskyock24vanskyock24 loves this.
JonoJono loves this.
tom61375tom61375 loves this.
MISTAKAZUMISTAKAZU loves this.
pw-collectorpw-collector loves this.
miKKoChristmas11miKKoChristmas11 loves this.
ThriftyGypsyThriftyGypsy loves this.
PoppopPoppop loves this.
collector4evrcollector4evr loves this.
jimborascojimborasco loves this.
garrybeairgarrybeair loves this.
mrmajestic1mrmajestic1 loves this.
sayer34sayer34 loves this.
fhrjr2fhrjr2 loves this.
bkhood2bkhood2 loves this.
Dr_RambowDr_Rambow loves this.
lbslyylbslyy loves this.
rocker-sdrocker-sd loves this.
MOTMOT loves this.
ccranfordccranford loves this.
tlmbarantlmbaran likes this.
rrrohderrrohde loves this.
kerry10456kerry10456 loves this.
EJW-54EJW-54 loves this.
beachbombbeachbomb loves this.
officialfuelofficialfuel loves this.
stepback_antiquesstepback_antiques loves this.
See 25 more
Add to collection

    Please create an account, or Log in here

    If you don't have an account, create one here.


    Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate



    Posted 8 years ago

    packrat-pl…
    (310 items)

    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

    Comments

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

    Want to post a comment?

    Create an account or login in order to post a comment.