Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 1736: Engraved Colt Government Model 1911 Belleau Wood Deluxe Pistol

Auction Date: December 4, 2021

Cased Signed and Engraved Colt Government Model 1911 Belleau Wood Deluxe Commemorative Semi-Automatic Pistol

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $4,000 - $6,000

Cased Signed and Engraved Colt Government Model 1911 Belleau Wood 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: 263
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 ribbon. The slide and frame also feature approximately 50% coverage floral scroll engraving. All of the engraving was completed by A.A. White's engraving firm. This pistol is signed "JEH" under the right grip panel. The pistol also features the serial number inlaid in gold. Includes a glass fronted commemorative case, box hand numbered to the gun, and shipping box.

Rating Definition:

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



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