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    Colt "2nd Battle of the Marne" Commemorative M1911 in the Issue Presentation Case. Caliber .45. Serial number 1659-M2. This is a beautiful example of the Colt Commemorative M1911 pistols as issued in 1969 to commemorate the 2nd Battle of the Marne. The left side of the slide has a gold flashed, roll engraved battle scene depicting American soldiers shooting at a squad of Germans across the Marne River, with the gold flashed Rampant Colt at the rear of the slide. The right side of the slide has a large gold flashed, roll engraved banner which reads: "1917 WORLD WAR I COMMEMORATIVE 1967" over the Colt patent and address markings. It is fitted with a set of polished blond wood grips, ivory in appearance, each fitted with a large bronze medallion. Beautiful condition in the original presentation box, as issued.

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    December, 2009
    12th Saturday
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