Hartford: [Pope Press], [c.1906]. Black and white photographic illustrations. Wrappers. Approximately 5 1/8" x 4 1/4". 40 pages. Printed card covers, saddle-stapled binding. Slight rubs along spine, a few faint cover stains, minor extremity rubs.
Illustrated trade catalogue and priced parts list for Colt handguns, circa 1906. The page for the Automatic Colt Pistol Military Model Calibre .45 is stamped at top "NOT READY FOR DELIVERY." This was the gun that became the beloved Model 1911 when adopted by the US Army in that year.