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Colt Service Model Ace .22 LR - W.B. Inspected Serial Number SM 2804

Peter Gross Collection

Colt Service Model Ace Serial Number SM2804 - WWII issue, W.B. inspector's mark for Col. Waldemar S. Broberg, Army Inspector of Ordnance from July 1, 1941 to June 16, 1942 at the Hartford/Springfield Ordnance District.  The slide of this gun is numbered 2860.  Both numbers were shipped on January 25, 1942 to Springfield Armory in a shipment of 109 guns.

Close-up of the W.B. ordnance mark.

Right side.

Right side close-up of serial number.

Grip safety, checkered mainspring housing (note no lanyard loop), grips and original two tone magazine. 

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