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Customized Colt Pre-Series 70 National Match Pistol

Currency:USD Category:Firearms & Military Start Price:500.00 USD Estimated At:NA
Customized Colt Pre-Series 70 National Match Pistol
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Customized Colt Pre-Series 70 National Match Semi-Automatic Pistol, #28440-NM, .45 ACP cal., 5'' barrel, blue slide, matte nickel frame, Colt factory checkered walnut grips with gold medallions, with extended ambidextrous safety and extended slide release; beavertail grip safety, checkered flat mainspring housing, Commander hammer, factory National Match trigger with squared and checkered trigger guard; Bomar adjustable rear sight and medium-height front sight. Top of slide has been flattened and serrated; ejection port has been enlarged and chamfered. Slide is a pre-Series 70 standard Gov't Model slide; barrel is a MK IV Series 70 barrel custom fitted into a micro barrel bushing. Pistol also features a spring guide tube for recoil spring. Frame was originally mfg'd in 1968. With one factory Colt 7-rd. magazine. Condition is excellent as modified, and was no doubt quite expensive when this work was performed in the late 1970's to early '80's. Lockup is tight, trigger pull is light and crisp, with light high edgewear to slide. Grips with mild flattening, gold plating to medallions has thinned. Action is tight, bore is bright. Est.: $1,000-$1,500. (C&R)