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1903 Colt Auto (Reproduction Box, Real York Mint) MIB
IMG_1342.JPG Mint in box never eaten.

Mint perhaps....never fired in 104 years?

Most Colt hammerless collectors learn not to say "Never Been Fired".
It is impossible to prove over 100+ years without extreme provenance.
It hurts your credibility and makes you sound arrogant. JMO



(York Mint has been eaten...yum)
 

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NEVER fired the feed ramp still had factory grease. :) Gun had never been cleaned... still has original Colt factory grease throughout.
 

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I'm just jealous of all you guys finding these things in such nice condition !

I have stopped haunting gun shops for a while, as I just don't see guns like this.
 

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Looks like a post 1915 type finish. Better pictures?
The grips and slide markings would indicate it is a later production gun than 1912.

Zooming in on the picture, there appears to be rust freckling on the slide.

I would definitely need a lot of better high-resolution photos to make a more accurate evaluation -- and I don't mean to try to "knock down" what looks to be a nice firearm -- but from the one picture it doesn't appear to be what the OP is describing.
 

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NEVER fired the feed ramp still had factory grease. :) Gun had never been cleaned... still has original Colt factory grease throughout.
Freshly applied Ren wax would be more believable.
Need better pictures to support OP. JMO
 
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