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Colt Conversion Unit .22 LR-.45 ACP - Pre-War Service Model Conversion Unit in Original Box - SN U998 (ca. 1941)

Pre-WWII (ca. 1940) Numbered Conversion Unit U998 - in average condition complete with partial original box, and all accessories.  Two tone magazine with "Service Model" designation on the floor plate.  Floating chamber and barrel are numbered to the slide.

Conversion Unit showing slide, guide, recoil spring, plug, slide stop and two tone Service Model Ace magazine.  Barrel, floating chamber and ejector are inside the slide.

Conversion Unit showing slide, guide, recoil spring, plug, slide stop and two tone Service Model Ace magazine,  barrel, floating chamber and ejector.

Colt Service Model Ace Conversion  - Close-up of right side slide markings.

"U" prefix number "U998" is on the top of the slide just ahead of the rear Stevens sight.

Right profile of Stevens adjustable rear sight.

Rear profile of slide, showing rear of Stevens sight, firing pin retainer firing pin and extractor.

Barrel and floating chamber are numbered to match the slide.  Ejector is also held in place by small piece of wire staked into place on the left side of the barrel.

Base of two-tone Service Model Ace magazine.

Inside of lid showing worn description of pre-war components.  Box is the original box numbered at the factory to match the slide.

Conversion Unit Box - lower end label ".22-.45" over "Service Model" over "Conversion Unit"

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