Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 465: World War II U.S. Colt Model 1911A1 Semi-Automatic Pistol

Auction Date: September 10, 2021

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

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $3,000 - $4,500

Outstanding 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: 327
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

Manufactured in 1943, during the height of World War II. The left side of the matching serialized slide is marked with the two-line/two-block address separated by the Rampant Colt, "G.H.D." inspected frame with "M/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 hammer, long grip safety, and arched checkered mainspring housing with lanyard loop. Fitted with a full blue "L" marked magazine, full blue barrel with "P" on the lug, and reinforced checkered grips.

Rating Definition:

Excellent, retains 98% plus of the original parkerized finish with some very light edge wear and light takedown marks. The grips are excellent with a few scattered light blemishes in the overall crisp checkering. Mechanically excellent.



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