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Its title : Colt 1903 "Hammerless" by Gérard Henrotin
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Background of the Colt 1903 "Hammerless"
- John Browning and the Belgian firm Fabrique Nationale (FN)
- FN Model 1900
- FN 1903 "Grand Modèle"
- Colt .38 ACP "Pocket model"
- Colt 1903 "Hammerless" : a shorter version of the FN 1903
- Several minor differences between them
- Early version of the Colt 1903 "Hammerless"
Mechanical features of the Colt 1903 "Hammerless"
- Comparison between the Colt 1903 and the 1900′s line
- The slide of the 1903 "Hammerless"
- A thumb safety lever
- For the first time a grip safety
- Offered in caliber .32 ACP and .380 ACP
- Modifications to simplify the takedown procedure
- Production figures of the "Junior"
The Tansley safety
- The Tansley safety functioning
- The Colt 1903 feeding guide & ejector
More mechanical features of the Colt 1903 "Hammerless"
- The striker pin tunnel
- A striker pin made of two parts
- The thumb safety of the Colt "Hammerless"
- The hammer modifications
- The grip safety
Variations & Serial numbers
- Board of serial numbers
- Board of the technical modifications
- Board of the markings
Analyse & comparison of two old Colt "Hammerless"
- Comparison between a .32 ACP and a .380 ACP of 1915-16
- Front sights board
- Extractors board
- Takedown markings board
- Front sights board
- Sear & hammer variations
- Thumb safety designs
- Grip plates designs and logo
- Disconnector’s head housing
Beyond the mechanical features
- Belgian Army proof markings
- Slide serial number markings
- Colt 1903 in .32 ACP delivered to the Belgian Government.
- British proof stamps
- Colt .32 & .380 "Hammerless" delivered to Great Britain
Field stripping & parts of the Colt "Hammerless"
Advanced dismounting of the slide
Advanced dismounting of the receiver
Operation of the Colt 1903 "Hammerless"
- Step by step explanations with fine drawings
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