A .45(A.C.P.) Colt M1911 Self-Loading Service Pistol

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Lot 124S5
A .45(A.C.P.) Colt M1911 Self-Loading Service Pistol
No. 396240 For 1918

Sold for £ 812 (US$ 1,111) inc. premium
A .45(A.C.P.) Colt M1911 Self-Loading Service Pistol
No. 396240 For 1918
The left side of the slide stamped 'Colt's Pt. F.A. Mfg. Co./Hartford., Ct. U.S.A.' together with patent dates, the Colt logo between, the right side stamped 'Model of 1911. U.S. Army', the left side of the frame stamped 'United States Property', butt with original diamond chequered grips, grip-safety, and fixed lanyard-ring, the magazine with base-plate stamped 'Colt 45 Auto'
5in. barrel, recent London nitro proof

Condition: This pistol retains traces of original blueing. The surface overall is rust patinated with some wear. The bore is frosted. The grips are worn

Footnotes

  • This pistol may be held under s7.3 Heritage Pistol in the U.K.
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