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Colt Model 1911A1 U.S. Army .45 ACP - 1942 Navy Contract Serial Number 796769

 Troy Partin Collection

Colt Model 1911A1 S/N 796769 1942 Navy Contract - This is one of 1,591 pistols produced in the 1942 Navy contract.  It was in a shipment of 1,591 pistols shipped on July 24, 1942 to the Officer in Charge, Naval Supply Depot, Sewalls Point, VA.

There is a 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 1942 Navy serial number 796769.

Colt 1911A1 1942 Navy serial number 796769 - Front grip strap of pistol.

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