Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 2671: Colt Model 1911 Pistol with U.S.M.C Fantasy Marked Slide

Auction Date: June 23, 2022

Colt Model 1911 Semi-Automatic Pistol with U.S.M.C Fantasy Marked Slide

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,000

Colt Model 1911 Semi-Automatic Pistol with U.S.M.C Fantasy Marked Slide

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: 1911
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 45 ACP
Barrel: 5 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
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Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Bore Condition: Shiny - Very little wear
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.

Description:

This Colt Model 1911 is serial numbered in the range that dates it to 1916 manufacture and falls within a shipment of 600 pistols to the U.S.M.C. quartermaster depot in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The fantasy marking on the right side of the slide reads "MODEL OF 1911 U.S.M.C.". Full blue barrel with "P" on the left of the lug, and the magazine is a later, full blue, replacement.

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