Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 3317: World War II U.S. Colt Service Model Ace Semi-Automatic Pistol

Auction Date: August 28, 2022

Excellent World War II U.S. Colt Service Model Ace Semi-Automatic Pistol

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $5,500 - $8,500

Excellent World War II U.S. Colt Service Model Ace Semi-Automatic Pistol

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Service Model Ace
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 22 LR
Barrel: 5 inch round
Finish: parkerized
Grip: plastic
Stock:
Item Views: 389
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 216
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

Manufactured in 1945, the left side of the slide is marked with the standard two-line address and patent numbers , followed by the Rampant Colt, and the right side has the standard Service Model Ace and caliber markings. The right side of the frame has the U.S. property marking over the serial number, crossed cannons at the rear, and "90" on the trigger guard. The left side of the frame has the "G.H.D." inspection mark and "R/VP" on the trigger guard. The barrel is unmarked and has a polished chamber. It is fitted with blade front and adjustable notch rear sights, short stamped trigger, serrated arched mainspring housing, wide checkered hammer, long grip safety, checkered reinforced grips, and a two-tone magazine with Colt Ace markings on the base. Provenance: The Mel Raucher Collection

Rating Definition:

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



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