Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 560: Colt Custom Shop Government Model U.S.M.C. M45A1 Pistol

Auction Date: August 26, 2022

Colt Custom Shop Government Model U.S.M.C. Marked M45A1 Semi-Automatic Pistol with Case

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

Colt Custom Shop Government Model U.S.M.C. Marked M45A1 Semi-Automatic Pistol with Case

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Government
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 45 ACP
Barrel: 5 inch round
Finish: Desert Tan
Grip: synthetic
Stock:
Item Views: 783
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 388
Class: Modern Handgun
Description:

This is the Colt Custom Shop civilian version of the United States Marine Corps Close Quarters Battle Pistol issued to MARSOC, MEUSOC and Force Recon units. Trijicon three dot night sights, right side of frame "U.S." marked, extended ambidextrous thumb safety, beavertail grip safety, skeletonized hammer, and lanyard loop on mainspring housing. Features the original Colt roll-stamping for the model of "COLT***USMC". This marking was later changed at the request of the Corps to the standard "COLT***M45A1" marking currently in production. Includes matching factory shipping box, Colt factory Pelican hard case, manual, test target, lock, and cleaning kit.

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 99% plus original Desert Tan finish with limited handling marks and crisp grip checkering. Mechanically excellent. Case is very fine with limited storage and handling marks.



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