Colt Pocket Model 1903
a friend at work has a Colt nickel plated .25ACP with real mother of pearl grips. It has the date january 28, 1910 on it. It also has patent 1903 on it. Was the finish and grips a factory option back then ? He likes the heck out of it because it belonged to his granddad
"Then said he unto them, But now, he that hath a purse, let him take it, and likewise his scrip: and he that hath no sword, let him sell his garment, and buy one." Jesus, Luke 22:36
"I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason and intellect has intended us to forgo their use." Galileo
It's better to have it and not need it than to need it and not have it..