Photos courtesy of Sven Jonsson
Model 1900 Sight Safety Altered Serial Number 3422
- This pistol is a middle variation of the Model 1900 with
front plunge milled serrations, high polish blue, high spur
hammer and factory sight safety. Gun was one of a
shipment of three to E.L. Wilson Hardware Company in
Beaumont, Texas on November 15, 1901. This pistol is
the highest serial number encountered to date for an
original sight safety configured Model 1900.
Colt Model 1900 - Serial number 3422, right side view
Right side slide inscription - "AUTOMATIC COLT"
over "CALIBRE 38 RIMLESS SMOKELESS"
Browning's Patent - slide markings, serial number 3422 on left side of frame,
Factory Sight Safety - original sight safety is
still present on this Model 1900.
Slide is numbered 3422 and matches the serial number on
Early full nickel magazine marked "PAT'D SEPT.9.1884"