Lot 5549

A Colt Mod. 1911, Russia Contract

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

Hammer price € 9,500

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Description

Cal. .45 ACP, SN. C 50613, Bright bore. No modern proof marks. Made in 1915. On the left side of the slide two-line company name and pre-1913 patents, rampant colt behind the slide serrations. The frame marked in cyrillic letters "Anglo Zakazivat" (English Order), since the gun was one of 51.000 purchased with a credit line from the British Government. Proper acceptance marks on trigger guard. The right side of the slide marked "Colt Automatic / Calibre 45", the receiver "Government Model". Original high-gloss finish, moderate holster wear on the muzzle end of the slide, a few fine scratches on the grip straps. Dark walnut grips with fine chequering. Correct two-tone magazine with lanyard loop at the base.

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General Information

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.