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Auction Date: April 24, 2015

Lot 3772: Colt - Government

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Cased Colt Rattlesnake Legacy Edition Commemorative Model 1911A1 Semi-Automatic Pistol
Estimated Price: $900 - $1,500
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Serial #Colt - Government ManufacturerColt ModelGovernment
TypePistol Gauge45 ACP Catalog Page217
Barrel5 Inch Round FinishNickel/gold GripSnake Skin
Stock ClassModern Handgun RatingSee Condition
DescriptionStandard 1911A1 features. The left side of the slide is etched in gold, "COLT RATTLESNAKE LEGACY EDITION" in a banner entangled with a rattlesnake and "ONE of 1000" within a crest behind the serrations. The screws, slide release, safety, and hammer are all gold finished. The grips are bound in snakeskin with a medallions inset reading "COLT LEGACY EDITION / LIMITED EDITION". An additional number "RS0322" is engraved on the right side of the frame. Complete in a locking wooden display case with glass viewing lid and key. The interior is lined with foam covered in wine colored velvet and features a Colt Rattlesnake Legacy Edition plaque. Includes a blue plastic Colt carry case, with extra black rubber grips, cable lock and papers.

ConditionNear new in case, with only minimal light handling marks. Grips are excellent. Case is excellent. Mechanically excellent.
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