Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 308: World War II U.S. Colt Model 1911A1 Semi-Automatic Pistol

Auction Date: August 26, 2022

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

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

Excellent 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: 281
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

Manufactured in 1942, early in World War II. The left side of the matching number slide is marked with the two-line, two-block patent dates and address, bisected by the Rampant Colt. The right side of the frame has the U.S. property, model, and serial number, while the left has the "W.B." inspector's mark and "P" proof. The full blue barrel is marked "COLT 45 AUTO" and "G" on the underside in front of the lug. Fitted with blade and notch sights, reinforced checkered grips, and an "L" marked full blue magazine. Provenance: The Mel Raucher Collection

Rating Definition:

Excellent, retains 98% plus of the original parkerized finish with some scattered light handling marks and some very light edge wear. The grips are also excellent with some light wear and scattered light handling marks, and otherwise well-defined checkering. Mechanically excellent.



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