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**World War I Production US Model 1911 Pistol by Colt

.45 ACP, 5" barrel, S/N 193392 (mfg. ca1917). Brushed blued finish, checkered double-diamond wood grips. Right side of frame marked with serial number, right side of slide marked MODEL OF 1911 U.S. AMRY. Left side of slide with two-line, two-section Colt patent and address markings, with Rampant Colt at left rear of slide. Lower left of frame marked UNITED STATES PROPERTY. {Circle-GHS} inspection on left of frame behind trigger, barrel hood with P and H inspections. Includes a single two-tone magazine with traces of finish but a visible separation line.

Provenance:From the Collection of Charlie Hinton

Condition:

Very good. Retains traces of the brushed blue finish in protected areas with a pleasing plum brown patina blending with the remaining finish. Metal with clear markings and some scattered surface oxidation. Mechanically functional, bore very good, mostly bright with some frosting and lightly scattered oxidation. Grips with some wear and handling marks. An honest, solid WWI production Colt 1911 pistol.

Estimate: $1,800 - $2,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$2,232
05/25/2021

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