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Colt Ace .22 LR - Colt Ace Serial Number 5241, Shipped to the US Coast Guard

M. Dolfi Collection

Pre-war Ace Model .22, serial number 5241 - One of less than 800 Aces purchased by the U.S. Government. One of 200 sold to the United States Government and shipped to the U.S. Coast Guard Depot, Curtis Bay, Maryland c/o Joseph A. Lorch, Washington, DC on June 20, 1934.  It was processed on Colt Factory Order number #13580/200.  While the frame is number 5241, the slide is numbered 5231.  The pistol is listed in the SRS as being at the Bureau of Printing and Engraving range in 1940.

National Archives Records for Colt Ace serial number 5241.

National Archives Records for Colt Ace serial number 5231. The slide on Colt Ace serial number 5241 is numbered 5231.

Right side of Colt Ace serial number 5241.

Colt Ace serial number 5241 - Pistol was one of a 200 shipment to the US Coast Guard.

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