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Colt Government Model .45 ACP - 1924 Transition Serial Number C137452


Troy Partin Collection

Colt 1911 Government Model Serial Number C137452  - A single gun shipment shipped January 8, 1924 to W. Bingham Co., Cleveland, OH.  This is a Commercial Transition Model with 1911 mainspring housing and early Model 1911A1 full checkered walnut grips.  This is one of the last commercial 1911 pistols manufactured.

 

Details from factory letter of C137452.

 

Flat mainspring housing and full checkered walnut grips.

 

Right side showing serial number and GOVERNMENT MODEL mark on the frame and 1911A1 style slide marking on the slide.

Front of slide.

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