Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 643: 1939 U.S. Navy Colt 1911 Pistol with Letter, Case, Accessories

Auction Date: June 22, 2022

Scarce 1939 Production U.S. Navy Shipped Colt Model 1911 Semi-Automatic Pistol with Factory Letter, Display Case, Fighting Knife and Accessories

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $4,000 - $6,500

Scarce 1939 Production U.S. Navy Shipped Colt Model 1911 Semi-Automatic Pistol with Factory Letter, Display Case, Fighting Knife and Accessories

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: 1911A1
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
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.

Description:

The included factory letter states this 1911 pistol was shipped to the Naval Supply Depot in Sewalls Point, Virginia on November 16th, 1939 in a 520 gun shipment. Short milled checkered trigger, wide checkered hammer, short grip safety, checkered arched mainspring housing, "COLT 45 AUTO" and "G" marked barrel with "P" proof, and unmarked two-tone magazine. Also includes a large professionally made custom wood display case, Camillus U.S.N. Mark 2 fighting knife with leather sheath, World War II Navy officers book, Navy history book, World War II Bluejackets manual, fifty round box of .45 ACP ammunition, two keys, whistle, and an assortment of World War II medals, ribbons, and pins.

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