1. leon miller

    leon miller New Member

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    Need approx value of my little colt auto 25.
    It has colt plastic grips with the horse. Right side slide has
    colt automatic calibre 25. Left side slide has COLT'S PT.F.A.MFG.CO.HARTFORD.CT.U.S.A.
    PT'D AUG.25.1896APR1897DEC22.1903.JAN.25.1910.
    On the left rear of the slide it has a rearing horse with what appears to be two slash marks thru the horse.
    Has cal 25 on the bottom of the magazine. Seral 273xxx.
    Thanks for any info on the age or value. Leon
  2. gamachinist

    gamachinist New Member

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    Hello again Leon,
    What you have described is a Colt 1908 Hammerless 25 ACP (aka Vest Pocket) made in 1920.It is a John Browning design that was also made by FN for sales in Europe .
    As for it's value,I don't have a current Blue Book of Gun Values to look in and we need more info on it's condition(Blued or Nickle and how much remains,has it been refinished,are the grips in good condition,not chipped or worn smooth etc.).
    Robert.
  3. Zigzag2

    Zigzag2 Guest

    Hello Leon and welcome.
    For a general idea of "Blue Book" values,
    a blue mdl., 60% lists at $155.00 and 100%- $575.00

    Please do add more info and a pic if you can.

    Check back and post often.
  4. leon miller

    leon miller New Member

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    Thanks for the replys. It has little if any rust or pits. Blueing is good (no re blue). Has some rub marks on both sides of the front of the slide. I have a digital camera so if you will turor me on how, I will send pictures. Leon
  5. pickenup

    pickenup Active Member

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    Hello leon,
    welcome to the forum. Pull up a stump and get a favorite beverage handy. Make sure you know where your waders are, because it can get kind of deep in here sometimes.


    About PICTURES

    If you go to this site and sign up,
    pic host
    they will "host" a few pictures for free. By following the instructions there, and here, and with a little practice in the "test" forum here, you should be able to post a pic in short order. If you have any problems, ask.
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