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Lot 4571: U.S. Colt Model 1911A1 Semi-Automatic Pistol with Factory Letter

Auction Date: February 18, 2022

World War II U.S. Colt Model 1911A1 Semi-Automatic Pistol with Factory Letter, Holster, and Ka-Bar Knife

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

World War II U.S. Colt Model 1911A1 Semi-Automatic Pistol with Factory Letter, Holster, and Ka-Bar Knife

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: 1911A1
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 45 ACP
Barrel: 5 inch round
Finish: parkerized
Grip: plastic
Stock:
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Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Bore Condition: Slight Darkening - Light to moderate pitting
Rating:

ND - VERY GOOD- in working condition, 80% finish or better, appreciable wear on working surfaces 80% - 89%, no corrosion or pitting, minor surface dents or scratches. Wood condition commensurable with percent of finish with dings and dents associated with 80% - 89% gun.

Description:

The included factory letter lists this pistol in its current configuration (sans two extra magazines) when shipped to United States Government Transport Officer Springfield Armory in Springfield, Massachusetts on July 29, 1944. With U.S. Enger-kress shoulder holster and heavily shortened/customized Ka-Bar knife with sheath.

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