Colt Government Model 1911 serial number C39610 - A
1916 Government Model like new in original box with
paperwork, factory test target and cleaning brush. This
pistol was shipped to Powell & Clement Company,
Cincinnati, Ohio on May 5, 1916 in a 4 gun shipment.
Rich DiFlorio Collection
Details from original factory letter. Note
the reference to Colt Factory Order #236 in the letter and
how this corresponds to the special order notation in the
left margin below "236/4":
May 4, 1916
"236/4 Powell & Co 5/1/16
O Auto .45/c - 5" Bbl
Check - walnut
Blue - pull - 6lb.
Target & send target"
Close-up of right side of pistol showing serial number and
Close-up of hammer.
Left side of Colt Government Model serial number C39610
Factory box end labels "GOVERNMENT MODEL." over "Colt
Automatic Pistol .45, Rimless Smokeless"
Original box with Government Model instructions, Special
Instructions, factory test target and cleaning brush.
Original factory test target Form F-67-25M-10-10-15