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Colt Government Model .45 ACP British Proofed - Serial Number C31280

Mike P in Vancouver BC Collection

Colt Government Model 1911 serial number C31280 - Serial number is C31280 and it is one of 100 guns shipped to His Britannic Majesty's Gov't c/o J.P. Morgan and Company, New York, New York on March 16, 1916.  Unlike C26444 which shares similar markings on the front grip strap, C31280 does not have the broad arrow on the slide.  On front strap, it has a Crown over G4 over A over Broad arrow over Three pointed star.This is a Test mark for Springs, etc. or machine guns, passed by Examiners. (see documentation below)

Colt Government Model C31280 left side view - Unlike C26444 which shares similar markings on the front grip strap, C31280 does not have the broad arrow on the slide.  On front strap, it has a Crown over G4 over A over Broad arrow over Three pointed star.

On front strap, it has a Crown over G4 over A over Broad arrow over Three pointed star.

Armaments Inspection Department - List of Stamps used in Various Divisions. Information on British Inspection markings provided by Alan David

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