Colt Model of 1911 U.S. Army .45 ACP - Serial Number 446933 "Black
Army" (ca. 1918)
Colt Model 1911 Black Army serial number 446933 -
This 1911 was probably shipped September,
1918. After May 6, 1918 these pistols were shipped out of
serial number order for faster production.
Paul Krokovic Collection
Right side of Colt 1911 serial number 446933.
Has heart shaped openings under grips
that started at approximately serial number 375,000.
Pistol also has the thick trigger guard.
Note lack of UNITED STATES PROPERTY
marking over serial number. Marking is on left front of
Rear of slide under firing pin stop. Non-serifed "H"
matches "H" on top of frame near disconnector.
UNITED STATES PROPERTY marking is on left front of
MODEL OF 1911. U.S. ARMY marking on right side of
Top of frame.
"G" and "H" marks by disconnector on top of frame.
Flat mainspring housing.
"L" on toe of magazine indicates manufacture by M.S.
Little Mfg. Co., Hartford, Connecticut.
World War I two-tone pinned-base magazine.