**Colt New Service Model 1917 Army

.45 ACP. 5.5" barrel length. SN: 244722. Double-action 6-shot revolver with fluted swing out cylinder, exposed spur hammer, and military-style lanyard ring to butt. Blued military finish, silver plated hammer, with plain walnut grips. Features sharkfin front sight, checkered hammer, cartridge extractor rod, and smooth trigger. To top and left of barrel are standard manufacturer address and patent date marks. There is also a rampant Colt mark to left of frame near grip, and UNITED STATES PROPERTY stamped to bottom of barrel. Army service number No. 92141 and U.S. ARMY MODEL 1917 are both stamped to butt of grip strap. This item was manufactured sometime in 1919 for WWI service. 


Very good. Bore is bright and rifling is sharp. Finish is somewhat crude and exhibits machine marks from original manufacture date. There are mild scratches and dings to frame and barrel overall. Grips are in great condition.

Estimate: $800 - $1,000
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