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SN 784022. Cal. 45 ACP. 5″ bbl with Parkerized finish overall. Traditional 2-line patent and address markings with rampant Colt in center. Large P proof on top of slide forward of rear sight. Frame has traditional “U. S. Property” markings with SN and “M1911 A1 U.S. Army”. Left side of frame has violent proof. P inspection at magazine release. “WB” inspector’s markings for Waldemar Broburg. Short solid checkered trigger with correct hammer, safety, mainstream housing and wide ring Colt grips. High Standard manufactured bbl. Early production gun with numbered slide matching numbered frame. Complete with Scovill manufactured magazine. PROVENANCE: Gerard Ruth Collection , ex Jack Whitaker SR. CONDITION: Good overall, with Parkerized finish thinning and turning somewhat plum. Finish loss in typical areas of muzzle and high points of slide, safety, tops of sights and mainspring housing. Grip screws are worn bright. Excellent bore and mechanics. 51036-5 TDW (2,000-3,000) C&R – Lot 1676

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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