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Colt Government Model .45 ACP - Serial Number C158308

Colt Government Model Serial Number C158308
Scott Gahimer Collection

Colt 1911A1 Government Model Serial Number C158308  - Manufactured ca. 1929.  Colt letter indicates it was shipped on January 14, 1931 to R.S. Elliott Arms Company, Kansas City, MO in a 3 gun shipment. The top of the frame is marked with the G marking, indicating it was left over from the 1924 military order. The barrel also has the 1924 Transition type K marking on the belly just forward of the lugs.

 Colt Government Model Serial Number C158308

Right side of C158308.

Factory letter for Colt Government Model serial number C158308.

 Colt Government Model Serial Number C158308

Left side slide markings.

 Colt Government Model Serial Number C158308

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

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