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Lot 1628: Presentation Gold Inlaid Colt Officer's ACP Pistol

Gold Inlaid Colt MK IV Series 80 Officer's ACP Semi-Automatic Pistol Made for R.L. Wilson Serial Number RLW-1 with Factory Letter

Auction Date: December 10, 2022

Lot 1628: Presentation Gold Inlaid Colt Officer's ACP Pistol

Gold Inlaid Colt MK IV Series 80 Officer's ACP Semi-Automatic Pistol Made for R.L. Wilson Serial Number RLW-1 with Factory Letter

Auction Date: December 10, 2022

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Estimated Price: $2,500 - $3,500

Gold Inlaid Colt MK IV Series 80 Officer's ACP Semi-Automatic Pistol Made for R.L. Wilson Serial Number RLW-1 with Factory Letter

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Officers ACP
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 45 ACP
Barrel: 3 3/4 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: smooth
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Catalog Page: 412
Class: Modern Handgun
Description:

Manufactured as a presentation gun for noted Colt writer R.L. Wilson. This ornate pistol features a fixed blade front sight and notch rear sight with gold inlaid dots. The slide and frame feature gold inlaid markings as well as floral and Art Deco appointments gold inlaid with a griffin behind the serrations and Wilson's monogram on top of the slide ahead of the rear sight. The included letter confirms the 3 1/2 inch barrel in .45 ACP, "wood" grips, unique serial number and left in the white when shipped to R.L. Wilson, American Master Engravers, Hadlyme, Connecticut, on June 1, 1987. This was a two gun shipment. This pistol was on display as part of the NRA National Firearms Museum's Centennial of the 1911 exhibit from 2011 to 2017. Provenance: The Supica Collection

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 99% plus original blue finish with limited handling marks and a few small spots of discoloration on the inlays. Mechanically excellent.



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