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Engraved Colt Model 1911 Semi-Automatic Pistol

Currency:USD Category:Antiques / Firearms & Armory Start Price:800.00 USD Estimated At:2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD
Engraved Colt Model 1911 Semi-Automatic Pistol

Estimate: $2000 - 3000
Manufactured in 1918 and subsequently professionally custom embellished. The pistol has floral scroll engraving with a matte background covering the slide, frame and grip safety, with a floral design on the sides of the trigger. The pistol retains the standard frame and slide markings including the circle "JMG" inspection mark on the left side of the frame. The pistol is finished in nickel with high polish blue hammer, barrel bushing and screws. Unmarked blue magazine and fitted with checkered pewter grips with the U.S. Army logo in the center.
BBL: 5 inch round
Stock:
Gauge: 45 ACP
Finish: nickel
Grips: pewter
Serial Number: 283636
Condition: Professionally custom embellished with 98% nickel and high polish blue finish remaining. The grips are a little loose and are very good with a few minor scratches and handling marks, and crisp checkering. The engraving and markings are clear. Mechanically excellent.