Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 480: World War II U.S. Colt Model 1911A1 Semi-Automatic Pistol

Auction Date: May 14, 2021

Excellent World War II U.S. Colt Model 1911A1 Semi-Automatic Pistol

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,500 - $4,000

Excellent World War II U.S. Colt Model 1911A1 Semi-Automatic Pistol

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: 1911A1
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 45 ACP
Barrel: 5 inch round
Finish: parkerized
Grip: plastic
Stock:
Item Views: 2041
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 334
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

Manufactured in 1943, during the height of World War II. The left side of the slide is marked with the two-line/two-block address separated by the Rampant Colt, "G.H.D." inspected frame with "61/VP" proof, matching "P" proofs on the frame and slide, and standard U.S. property and army nomenclature on the right of the frame. Fitted with blade and notch sights, checkered slide catch, thumb safety, and wide spur hammer, long grip safety, and arched checkered mainspring housing with lanyard loop. Fitted with a full blue "R" and "C-R" marked magazine, full blue barrel, and reinforced checkered grips. Provenance: The Dr. Robert Azar Collection

Rating Definition:

Excellent, retains 98% plus of the original parkerized finish with some scattered light handling marks and some light edge/cycling wear. The grips are also excellent with minimal handling marks and sharp checkering. Mechanically excellent.



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