Phil Bozza Collection
Colt Model 1911A1 S/N 825604
- This pistol was shipped October 22, 1942 in a shipment of 3200 guns to the
Commanding Officer, Springfield Armory. It has a "WB"
WB inspector mark is for Col.
Waldemar S. Broberg, Hartford/Springfield Ordnance District.
Close-up of serial number, United
States Property mark and model designation.
Close-up of serial number.
Faint ordnance wheel on the rear
right side of the frame.
Matching serial number under firing pin
P proof on top of the slide forward of
the rear sight.
Colorful letter written by the soldier to
whom the gun was originally issued.