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Colt Government Model .45 ACP - Serial Number C88578 (ca. 1917)

Colt Government Model Caliber .45 ACP Serial Number C88578 - Manufactured in 1917 in original box (numbered to the gun) with gray instructions, special instructions and factory hang tag.  Pistol is all original with blue finish, double diamond checkered walnut grips and original lanyard loop magazine.  Colt Target Pasters and part of original 1917 Colt catalog are also visible in this photo.

This pistol was one of 50 shipped to Schoverling, Daly & Gales, New York, New York on April 2, 1917.

Original box for Colt Government Model C88578 - box is in near new condition with original end labels intact.  Hand written serial number is visible on the bottom of the box.

Colt Government Model C88578 - box retains virtually all of the original covering.

Original box for Colt Government Model C88578 - box is in near new condition with original end labels intact.  Better view of hand written serial number is visible on the bottom of the box.

Left side of Colt Government Model C88578 - pictured with original accessories that accompanied the gun when shipped.

Right side of Colt Government Model C88578 - pictured with original accessories that accompanied the gun when shipped.

Left side of Colt Government Model C88578 - pictured in original box with hang tag and Special Instructions.

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