Lot 5500

A Colt Model 1905 .45 Automatic Pistol, British Contract

Fine Antique and Modern Firearms | A83s | Live auction | 725 Lots

Hammer price € 6,200

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Cal. .45 ACP, SN. 3445, Bright bore, barrel length 5”. 7-shot magazine. British proof marks at the barrel, slide and frame. Made in 1908. Round hammer. On the left side of the slide company name and pre-1905 patents, still in the version starting with S/N 700 and “… Conn.”, on the right side "Automatic Colt / Calibre 45 Rimless Smokeless". Original high-gloss finish well preserved, minimal signs of wear and storage. Colour-case hardened hammer. Light coloured walnut grip panels. Lanyard ring according to British specifications. Magazine with six peep holes and unmarked floor plate. Total production of only 6100 units. In as-new condition.

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The auction includes 726 lots and starts on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 5001 - 5727. The pre-sale viewing will take place from Oct. 18 - 21 and Oct. 28 - 31, 2020 from 2 to 6 pm (CET). However, the number of participants for both auction and viewing is limited due to Covid-19 restrictions and requires an appointment. Bring your favourite breathing mask! Prior to any visit please check our website - we'll update it as soon as the situation changes.