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Lot 778: WWI U.S. Colt 1911 Pistol with Commercial/Military Slide

Auction Date: October 6, 2021

World War I U.S. Colt Model 1911 Semi-Automatic Pistol with Rare Commercial/Military Slide and Factory Letter

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,400 - $2,250

World War I U.S. Colt Model 1911 Semi-Automatic Pistol with Rare Commercial/Military Slide and Factory Letter

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

OE - GOOD - some minor replacement parts; metal smoothly rusted or lightly pitted in places, cleaned; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal legible; lightly scratched, bruised or minor cracks repaired; in good working order.

Description:

Factory letter lists this pistol as one of 10,000 shipped to the U.S. Government Bush Terminal in Brooklyn, New York on June 25, 1918. Features Colt commercial/military slide. Provenance: The Buckstix Collection

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