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Lot 857: Three Digit Serial Number C566 Colt Government Model Pistol

Auction Date: October 6, 2021

Early Three Digit Serial Number C566 Colt Government Model Semi-Automatic Pistol

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,600 - $2,500

Early Three Digit Serial Number C566 Colt Government Model Semi-Automatic Pistol

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Government
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 45 ACP
Barrel: 5 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
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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.

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

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Manufactured in 1912, the first year of production for the commercial Government Model. The early three-digit serial number is located on the left of the frame, which was only standard on the first 2,250 Government Models. Provenance: The Gus Cargile Collection

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