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SN 60200. Cal. 11.25mm/45 ACP. Federal police contract Argentine Model 1937 Ballester Molina. Manufactured by Hafdasa in Argentina for military and police use. These are a modified Colt 1911 design. Left side of slide has traditional 2-line address of Ballester Molina. Right side of slide has traditional Argentine crest and is marked “Policia Federal”. 2-pc walnut grips with full length striations. Serial numbered at back of receiver “60200”. PROVENANCE: Gerard Ruth Collection, ex Alex Chauffe SR. CONDITION: Very good overall, with much finish remaining. Slide finish has turned somewhat plum with good sharp markings. Front and back strap have both turned somewhat dove grey. Grips are very good with minor scratches and darkening but applicable to age. Small importation marking on bottom of frame “CENTURY ARMS INC., ST. ALBANS, VT”. Magazine is not numbered to gun. 51036-15 TDW (1,500-2,500) C&R – Lot 1537

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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