Colt 1903 General Officer .32 (C16598)
Colt 1903 General Officer .32 caliber pistol. Made in 1943. Has a 3¾” barrel in .32 caliber. Gun is in excellent original condition with 99% plus of the original finish. Grips are excellent. Gun is in almost new condition. This gun was issued to Brigadier General Ellis Edmund Willhoyt. General Willhoyt served in the Army Corps of Engineers during WWII through Vietnam, eventually retiring from service in 1967. He worked on the Burma Road project as well as the Manhattan Project at Los Alamos, NM. After his military career, he worked for Bechtel working on rail lines in both San Francisco and Washington, D.C. He retired from Bechtel in 1979 and passed away in October 1996. Very fine General Officer Colt 1903!