Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 1629: World War II U.S. Colt Model 1911A1 Semi-Automatic Pistol

Auction Date: December 4, 2021

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

Estimated Price: $1,600 - $2,500

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:
Item Views: 874
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 316
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

Manufactured in 1944, 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 "P/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 narrow hammer, long grip safety, and arched serrated mainspring housing with lanyard loop. Fitted with a full blue "S" marked magazine, full blue barrel with "P" and "HS" on the lug, and reinforced checkered grips. Provenance: The Dr. Robert Azar Collection

Rating Definition:

Excellent, retains 97% plus of the original parkerized finish with some scattered very light edge wear and handling marks. The grips are also excellent with only the slightest handling marks and crisp checkering. Mechanically excellent.



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