DescriptionBoxed Colt Government Model Louisiana Purchase Commemorative Semi-Automatic Pistol with Factory Letter.
Serial no. 74862G70, .45 caliber, 5-inch barrel with standard fixed sights. Nickel-plated finish. Decoratively scroll engraved slide. Left side features: 1803 THE LOUISIANA / PURCHASE and SPECIAL EDITION / 175 YEARS 1973. Right side features: JEFFERSON, 1 of 200 AND NAPOLEON. Varnished rosewood stocks with gold Colt medallions. Sold along with factory letter confirming specifications.
Note: From the Colt Factory Archives Sale with Greg Martin Auctions.
Condition: Very good. Overall showing signs of handling wear and very fine pitting. Noticeable dings to grips. Action good. Strong bore. Heavy wear to box, end flap detached.
Buyer's Premium per Lot:
25% on the first $200,000 (minimum $19), plus 20% of any amount between $200,000 and $2,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $2,000,000 per lot.