Made in 1917, this very nice Colt 1911 has not been refurbished. We are selling it for the heir of the man who brought it home from The Great War.The gun is all original, except that “U.S.PROPERTY” has been milled off the left side of the front of the frame: see pic. Some minor freckling here and there but no active rust.Right side of slide marked “MODEL OF 1911 U.S.ARMY”; right side of frame carries serial number “No 158571”. Left side of slide marked “PATENTED APR 20 1897 SEPT 9 1902” over “DEC 19 1905 FEB 14 1911 AUG 19 1913”; to the right is “COLTS PT F A MFG CO” over “HARTFORD CT USA”.
Shipped by USPS: buyer pays shipping, handling, and insurance; cost varies with destination: please specify.
Trades Accepted: No
In business since 1945, we have been in Warren, Michigan, at the corner of 9 Mile and Ryan since 1981. We buy, sell, and service a variety of new and used handguns, rifles, and shotguns, as well as ammunition and accessories. (New rifles and shotguns by special order only.)