Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 1506: World War II U.S. Colt Model 1911A1 Semi-Automatic Pistol

Auction Date: September 11, 2021

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

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,800 - $2,750

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:
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Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 389
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 "W/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" marked magazine, full blue "G" inspected barrel marked "COLT 45 AUTO", and reinforced checkered grips. Provenance: The Dr. Robert Azar Collection

Rating Definition:

Excellent, retains 97% plus of the original parkerized finish with some scattered light edge/cycling wear and a light takedown mark. The grips are excellent with minimal handling evidence and sharp checkering. Mechanically excellent.



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