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Es una lastima, fueron tanto su revolver como su pistola muy particulares , a mi la vista ya no me da para mas.-

The Colt .45 Model 1873 Single Action Revolver

Serial Number 332088

Shipped on 4 March 1916 - Cost $50.00

4-3/4 inch barrel. Overall length 10-1/4 inches. Weight 38 ounces.

The Smith & Wesson .357 Magnum Revolver

Serial Number 47022

Shipped on 18 October 1935 - Cost $60.00

3-1/2 inch barrel. Weight 41 ounces.

As a young man, Patton competed in pentathlon events, which included pistol shooting, and he would practice for hours on end on his trigger pull techniques with his strong hand and off-hand positions. Patton’s obvious preference was for revolvers, but during WWII he did also carry a Colt Pocket Model hammerless, as well as a Remington Model 51 .380. It was with the Remington that he shot at a Luftwaffe airplane, as it was attempting to strafe his encampment. He was also known to carry a Colt Detective Special .38 revolver. All of his handguns, with the possible exception of the Remington, had the ivory grips, and some were inlaid with the initials “GSP” and had the stars of a U.S. Army general. Many American soldiers and officers, including General Omar Bradley, carried the Colt M1911 semi-automatic pistol, But General Patton only carried the 1911 on rare occasions. During the North African campaigns, Major General Walter Bedell Smith, a close colleague of Patton, carried a Colt Model 03 in a shoulder holster. But Patton was never known to have carried the 03.

la Colt 1903 fue hasta después de la posguerra la "general officer pistol", cuando ascendían a general se la entregaban con su nombre grabado mas un cinturón especial.

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