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    Colt Model 1911 U.S. Army Semi-Automatic Pistol.
    Serial no. 498480, .45 caliber, 4 3/4-inch barrel with fixed front and rear sights. Blued finish. Left side of frame marked: UNITED STATES PROPERTY. (eagle) / S5 proof to left side of frame above magazine release. Checkered hardwood grip panels. Grip safety. Lanyard ring. Manufactured in 1918.

    Condition: Good. Retaining approximately 40-50% of a thinning finish, handling wear and patches of pitting. Minor scuffs to grips. Action crisp. Strong bore.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2017
    11th Sunday
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