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    Colt 1911 Commercial Government Cal. .45 ACP Automatic Pistol # C111523 Mfg. 1919. The gun retains 100% of an old charcoal reblue. Deep crisp markings, including Colt Automatic/ Caliber [sic] 45 on right side of slide. Last patent date of Aug 19, 1913, on left side of slide. The slide is un-numbered The barrel at the ejector slot displays the last four digits (1523) of the serial number. Mechanically perfect, excellent bore. There are a few tiny patches of light surface rust along the edges of the original wooden grips, which show some wear but very good with no cracks or chips. Interestingly the bottom of the magazine also exhibits the serial number minus the C prefix. Lanyard loop on bottom of butt. Despite the refinish, a nice honest example of this scarce Colt M1911 commercial.

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    June, 2011
    25th Saturday
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