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1654
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*VERY EARLY COLT 1911 PISTOL OF 1913.

SN 52623. Cal. 45 ACP. Standard 5″ bbl. Blue finish overall with early 2-line patent and address with rampant Colt on rear of left side. Right side marked “Model of 1911 U.S. Army” with narrow tapered front sight and early rounded rear sight. Traditional markings of “U.S. Property” on left front of frame and SN on right side above trigger. Inspected “WGP” in circle for Walter G. Penfield. 2-pc diamond pattern checkered grips with short hammer and appropriate trigger, mainspring housing and grip safety. Correct early Colt bbl and bushing. PROVENANCE: Gerard Ruth Collection, ex Alex Chauffe SR. CONDITION: Good as totally refinished. Markings are strong and legible. Grips are good with slight wear but having had additional finish placed over them. Bore and mechanics are fine. Has late Risdon manufactured magazine. 51036-4 TDW (1,500-2,500) C&R – Lot 1654

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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