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NRA Gun of the Week: Colt 1903 Parkerized Pistol

Also known as the Colt Pocket Hammerless or the Model M, the John Browning-designed Model 1903 in .32 ACP has been re-introduced by Colt. The Re-Issue Series Model 1903P features a robust steel frame and slide with external Gray Parkerizing treatment. Chambered for .32 ACP just as Mr. Browning intended, the current iteration features a drift-adjustable rear sight with a fixed-blade front. The single-action pistol weights in at 16 ozs. empty and feeds from eight round detachable box magazines. Check out our NRA Gun of the Week to find out more.

Manufacturer: Colt’s Mfg. Co., LLC
Model: 1903P
Chambering: .32 ACP
Action Type: blowback-operated, semi-automatic center-fire pistol
Frame: 4140 carbon steel
Slide: 4140 carbon steel
Barrel: 3.75”
Finish: Gray Parkerized
Sights: adjustable rear, fixed-blade front
Trigger: single-action; 10-lb., 9-oz. pull
Magazine: eight-round detachable box
Weight: 16 ozs. (empty)
MSRP: $1,275

Additional Reading:
The Colt 1903 Returns
The Other Great Guns of John Browning

Colt 1903 Pocket Hammerless
Colt Model 1903—I Have This Old Gun


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