Colt Military Model
General Officer Issue .32 Caliber
S/N: 566911

This was the second pocket automatic Colt manufactured. Chambered for .32 ACP cartridge with 3.75 inch barrel and 8 round magazine. The earlier production was blued while later WWII issue is parkerized. The example below was issued to Major General Edward Scherrer on March 7th, 1961.  Colt manufactured 572,215 civilian versions and approximately 200,000 for military contracts. The Model M was manufactured between 1903 and 1945.

Left Profile

General Scherrer Bio

General E. Scherrer

Right Profile

Pistol with holster

Top view

Property Mark

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Rampant Colt and Ordnance stamp
  From the Kevin Williams collection