Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 601: Four Collector Serialized Colt World War I Series 1911 Pistols

Auction Date: August 26, 2022

Four Gun Set of Collector Serialized Colt World War I Series Model 1911 Semi-Automatic Pistols with Cases

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $3,500 - $5,500

A) Colt WWI Model 1911 Second Battle of the Marne Pistol

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: 1911
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 45 ACP
Barrel: 5 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: hardwood
Stock:
Item Views: 535
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 392
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

Manufactured in 1968 with standard markings and features. Includes commemorative display case.

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 99% plus original blue finish with limited handling marks and some foam residue on the right grip. Mechanically excellent. Case is very good with a disconnected sliding panel and some scattered minor handling marks



B) Colt WWI Commemorative "Belleau Wood" Model 1911 Pistol

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: 1911
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 45 ACP
Barrel: 5 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: rosewood
Stock:
Item Views: 535
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 392
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

Manufactured in 1968 with standard markings and features. Includes commemorative display case.

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 99% plus original blue finish with limited handling marks and some patina on the medallion on the right grip panel. Case is very good with storage and handling marks.



C) Colt WWI Commemorative "Chateau Thierry" Model 1911 Pistol

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: 1911
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 45 ACP
Barrel: 5 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 535
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 392
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

Manufactured in 1968 with standard markings and features. Includes commemorative display case.

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 99% plus original blue finish with limited handling marks and foam residue in the crisp checkering. Mechanically excellent. Case is very good with added rubber coating to metal brackets, and some staining to the background.



D) Colt WWI Commemorative "Meuse Argonne" Model 1911 Pistol

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: 1911
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 45 ACP
Barrel: 5 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 535
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 392
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

Manufactured in 1969 with standard markings and features. Includes commemorative display case. Provenance: The Paul H. Thompson of Union, SC Collection

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 99% plus original blue finish with limited handling marks and foam on the right grip panel. Mechanically excellent. Case is very fine with storage and handling marks and some peeling of the background.



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