Troy Partin Collection
Colt Model 1911A1 S/N 710968 1937 Navy
Contract - This is one of 2,349 pistols produced in the
1937 Navy contract. It was in a shipment of 500 pistols
shipped on March 18, 1937 to the Commanding Officer,
Right side of frame. The frames of the
pistols in 1937 contract were marked UNITED STATES PROPERTY
above the serial number but were not roll marked with "M1911A1
U.S. ARMY" designation. The "MODEL OF 1911 U.S. ARMY"
is present on the right side of the slide, as on the 1924
There is no P proof on top of the
slide forward of the rear sight.
Slide has a matching serial number. Left
side slide marking. Colt "VP" Verified Proof mark on
upper left flat of the trigger guard.
Left side of Colt 1911A1 1937 Navy serial