Case 1, shelf B:
In the 1930's and 1940's the King Gunsight Company did some of the best customizing available anywhere, and King customized Woodsmans are highly prized by collectors. The Woodsmans on this shelf and the shelf below show various combinations available, including ventilated ribs, barrel weights, special sights, and finely tuned actions. The 9 pistols on this shelf are all Sport Models.
  1. First series Sport, serial number 104xxx. King front and rear sights, checkered front and rear grip straps. Serial number relocated to beneath left grip panel.
  2. First series Sport, serial number 113xxx. King front and rear sights, King weight tube.
  3. First series Sport, serial number 87xxx. Medium barrel, King mirror ramp and red insert front sight, stag grips. My shooter.
  4. First series Sport, serial number 115xxx. King front sight. King full length rear sight. King weight tube.
  5. First series Sport, serial number 133xxx. Original Colt sights, adjustable front. King weight tube.
  6. First series Sport, serial number 143xxx. King full length ventilated rib and King sights.
  7. First series Sport, serial number 144xxx. Full King treatment: weight tube and full length ventilated rib.
  8. First series Sport, serial number 155xxx. King sights and weight tube.
  9. Second 112xxx-S. King mirror ramp and red insert front sight.

For privacy purposes, the final three digits of the serial numbers have been replaced with xxx.


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