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SN 39822. Cal. 45 ACP. Deep blue finish overall with standard 5″ bbl. Manufactured in Argentina under license from Colt. Slightly over 100,000 were manufactured by Fabrica Militar de Armas Portatiles, Rosario, Argentina. Manufactured with hard rubber grips. Manufactured in Argentina and marked with the Argentine crest on left hand side. After detailed disassembly and examination, major components were properly numbered, being slide, bbl and frame. Magazine is of U.S. manufacture by M.S. Little, Hartford, CT. PROVENANCE: Gerard Ruth Collection, ex Alex Chauffe SR. CONDITION: Very fine overall condition,retaining most of its arsenal blue finish with excellent bore and mechanics with typical and appropriate edge wear at muzzle and high points of slide. Many of these guns were imported into the United States in the late 1980’s and ’90’s that were heavily refinished and were of poor condition. This is not one of those guns as the finish is authentic and is not import marked. A fine example. 51036-16 TDW (3,500-4,500) C&R – Lot 1669

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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