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**Colt 1911

.45 ACP.  5" barrel length. SN: 302112. Single-action semi-automatic pistol with two-tone lanyard ringed 7-shot magazine, exposed hammer, military lanyard ring to butt, short grip safety, and fixed u-notch and half moon sights. Blued metal finish with checkered double diamond walnut grips. Features checkering to long spur hammer, stepped thumb safety, slide lock, and magazine release. Markings include standard two-line manufacturer patent dates and Hartford address, followed by a rampant Colt mark to rear on left side of slide. Left side of frame features "UNITED STATES PROPERTY" and Major John M. Gilbert (JMG in circle) proof marks. Right of slide features model name marks, and serial number is marked to right side of frame above trigger cutaway. This model Colt 1911 was manufactured in 1918. Includes Colt factory letter.

Condition:

Very good. Bore is immaculate and rifling is sharp. Item retains most of finish, with some thinning to top of slide, and losses to grip straps. Wood grips show some minor wear to checkering in spots toward bottom of both grips. 

Estimate: $1,800 - $2,200
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$2,337
05/25/2021

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