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Colt Conversion Unit .45 ACP - .22 LR - Serial Number U98

Rich DiFlorio Collection

Colt .45 - .22 Conversion Unit number U98 - A single unit shipment shipped to John J. Tobler, Union City, New Jersey on July 30, 1940.  Factory letter indicates that the unit was "Furnished with an adjustable rear sight."

Factory letter for .45-.22 Conversion Unit number U98.

A close-up photo of the markings on the right side of the slide.

Close-up photo of U98 serial number and early style Steven's sight.

Conversion Unit left side slide markings.

Right side profile of Stevens sight.

Rear of slide and Stevens sight.

Unit came with a Match barrel marked "MATCH" over "COLT 45 AUTO" on left side.  Left lug is marked "M.B." in a circle.

Full blued magazine marked "COLT" over "45 AUTO."

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