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**1944 Production Colt Model 1911A1 Pistol

.45 ACP, 5" barrel, S/N 1637224 (mfg. ca1944). Parkerized finish, checkered Coltwood grips. Left side of slide with two-line patent date information followed by the Rampant Colt logo and the two-line Colt address. Right side of frame with {Ordnance Wheel} inspection behind upper edge of grip and UNITED STATES PROPERTY over serial number and M1911A1 U.S. ARMY on dust cover. GHD inspection behind trigger on left of frame, P inspection on top of slide, blued barrel marked P on left of lug and COLT 45 AUTO on lower left of chamber. Late war 7-rib arched mainspring housing, wide Colt hammer spur, checkered short trigger, checkered Type 2 slide stop, includes a single blued L marked magazine.

Provenance:From the Collection of Charlie Hinton

Condition:

Fine. Retains nearly all of the Parkerized finish with only some minor thinning and high edge wear, barrel with most of its blue with some loss around the hood and chamber area. Two-tone heat treatment line clearly apparent on last 2.5" of slide nearest the muzzle. All markings crisp and clear. Mechanically functional, fine bore. Grips with some light handling marks.

Estimate: $2,500 - $4,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$3,000
05/25/2021

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