Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 421: Pre-World War II Colt Ace Semi-Automatic Pistol

Auction Date: September 10, 2021

Excellent Pre-World War II Colt Ace Semi-Automatic Pistol

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

Excellent Pre-World War II Colt Ace Semi-Automatic Pistol

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Ace
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 22 LR
Barrel: 4 3/4 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Item Views: 809
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 298
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Bore Condition: Shiny - Very little wear

Manufactured in 1931. Blade front and adjustable notch rear sights, the two-line address and patent dates on the left side of the slide, the Rampant Colt ahead of the serrations, and the Colt Ace logo and caliber markings on the right. The frame is marked "20" on the right side of the trigger guard, "3/VP" on the left and fitted with a replacement long smooth trigger, wide checkered hammer, checkered arched mainspring housing, a set of fully checkered grips, and a two-tone magazine with Colt Ace marked base. Provenance: The Dr. Robert Azar Collection

Rating Definition:

Excellent, retains 95% plus of the original high polish blue finish with some very light edge wear concentrated on the leading edges of the slide and some light wear/handling marks on the grip straps. The grips are also excellent with minimal handling evidence and crisp checkering. Mechanically excellent.

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