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Hello All,

Let me start by saying I'm not a gun expert. My Grandfather recently passed and he had a 1903 Colt 32 Cal handgun and I'm not sure how to research it. I'm at work now and ran across this website so I don't have pictures right now. All I know is, the serial number. 1,432. I've seen similar ones but all the ones I have seen, the serial numbers are in the 40 thousands. The gun, from my non-expert point of view, is all original and in decent shape for such an old gun (not mint but not tore up).

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John
 

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Without detailed, close up photos, it's hard to assess the value.
1903's can vary in price from $200 to $2000, depending on condition, whether it was the original box or not, etc.
 

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Without detailed, close up photos, it's hard to assess the value.
1903's can vary in price from $200 to $2000, depending on condition, whether it was the original box or not, etc.
Got it. I will try to post pictures when I get back home. thanks.
 

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You sure about that serial number?

1432 was made in 1903 - the first year of production.
 

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Yes - it's a first year. I have S/N 3350 and it is circa 1903, so your certainly is. A first model is desirable to many collectors and 2, 3 or 4 digit S/Ns seem to be as well. Looking forward to seeing pictures.
 
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