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SN 77840. Cal. .45. 5″ bbl. Receiver right has SN behind slide stop hole. Receiver left has “United States Property” on upper dust cover, flaming bomb over mag catch release. Right and left stocks are orig Springfield Manufacture. Hammer is correct Springfield type with “S” marking. Thumb safety, trigger, and firing pin stop plate are all properly shaped. Slide stop has no “S” mark but is partially checkered all the way to the top. Grip safety and mainspring housing have been refinished and are Colt manufacture. Mag catch assembly appears to be of Colt manufacture. Slide right side marked “Springfield”. Springfield Ordinance eagle rear of ejection port and “Model of 1911.U.S. ARMY” in front of ejection port. Slide left side has standard Colt patent information followed by “Springfield Armory. U.S.A.”. Rear of slide left shows Springfield flaming bomb. Front sight is integral thin rounded Springfield type. Bbl bushing has no “S” mark but a punch mark and appears to be Colt type. Mag is standard Springfield Armory manufacture. CONDITION: Stock screws right show some buggering. Stocks screws left upper shows no buggering. Lower screw left shows minor buggering. Slide shows considerable pitting under an added chemical blue finish. Grip safety and mainspring housing are Colt replacement parts and have been refinished with a chemical blue. Receiver shows most of orig rust blued finish with some deterioration due to oxidation. Heavy takedown scratch. Correct Springfield manufactured mag with folded over lips, shows considerable wear and surface erosion. Area on back top of mag shows no remaining copper, very little finish remaining on lower quadrant of mag. Overall, a Springfield made orig receiver with a refinished slide and other Springfield parts. 51709-25 (3,000-4,500) C&R – Lot 3020

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Auction: Firearms - April 2017
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