Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 1734: Colt Government Model 1911 Chateau Thierry Commemorative Pistol

Auction Date: December 4, 2021

Cased Signed Engraved Colt Government Model 1911 Chateau Thierry Deluxe Commemorative Semi-Automatic Pistol

Estimated Price: $4,500 - $6,500

Cased Signed Engraved Colt Government Model 1911 Chateau Thierry Deluxe Commemorative Semi-Automatic Pistol

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Government
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 45 ACP
Barrel: 5 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 290
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 362
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

Manufactured in 1968. This pistol features a battle scene engraved on the left side of the slide and "1917 WORLD WAR I COMMEMORATIVE 1967" in a banner on the right. The frame and slide both feature approximately 50% coverage floral scroll engraving. The engraving on this pistol was executed by A.A. White's firm and is signed "JEH" on the grip frame. Includes a glass front commemorative case, shipping box, and box hand numbered to the gun.

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 99% plus original blue finish with limited handling marks, crisp grip checkering, and sharp engraving. Mechanically excellent. Case is also excellent with limited storage and handling marks overall.



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