Custom Engraved by Dale Woody.Engraved Dale Woody Remington Rand 1911 A1 Semi-Automatic Pistol.
Serial no. 2201829, .45 caliber, 5-inch barrel. Nickel-plated finish. Extensively American scroll engraving by Dale Woody throughout gun. Beautiful work borders around serial number, model designation and address. Fitted with bone grips with Texas longhorn inserts of both sides with the initials R / R. Included with the gun is 2 extra sets of brown aftermarket 1911 checkered grips.
Note: According to Consignor, this gun was engraved by Dale Woody with the previous lot, DW Harris' Remington 1911 A1 gun in hand, the idea was to try and make it into an exact copy of it. It is important to stress that Texas engraver David Wade Harris, who is still active in Granbury, TX, learned his craft from Weldon Bledsoe who learned the Cattle Brand design from Cole Agee.
Condition: Fine to excellent as refinished at time of engraving. Retaining approximately 90-92% nickel-plated finish with just minor blemishes and fine bubbling to finish mostly to protected areas and top of slide. Dried patches of grease in protected areas. Grips appear to be added at a later time. Magazine later replacement. Grips with light wear and fine scratches from storage and handling. Action crisp. Bore ok, moderate rifling.
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