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Lot 773: U.S. Navy Contract Colt Model 1911 Semi-Automatic Pistol

Auction Date: October 6, 2021

Highly Desirable U.S. Navy Contract Colt Model 1911 Semi-Automatic Pistol

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $3,750 - $6,500

Highly Desirable U.S. Navy Contract Colt Model 1911 Semi-Automatic Pistol

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: 1911
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 45 ACP
Barrel: 5 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
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Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Rating:

OC - FINE- all original parts; over 30% original finish, sharp lettering, numerals and design on metal and wood; minor marks in wood.

NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

A total of 15,037 of these pistols were manufactured by Colt with the desirable U.S. Navy slide marking. Manufactured 1915, shipped on 5 March 1915 to the Brooklyn Navy Yard ("The Government Models: The Development of the Colt Model of 1911" by Goddard). "GHS" inspected frame, "HP" on barrel chamber, "MODEL OF 1911 U.S. NAVY" marked slide. Provenance: The Gus Cargile Collection

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