Project Description

This is a pen flare launcher set made by Colt’s Firearms.  It consist of the pen handle, 7 red star aerial flares, the clear plastic hinged case, a foam protective insert, and the original instruction card.   These were meant for use to signal during distress.  The flares shoot to an altitude of about 400 feet, and last from 5 to 8 seconds.  The pen itself is not marked.  The flares are marked as shown in the photos.  As new except for a small break on one end of the plastic case.  These were available to the civilian market in the 1960’s and 1970’s.  They are legal to own in most states, but may require special shipping.  Price:  $300.00.