Cal. .45 ACP, no. 171, bright bore, length 5 1/4". Eight rounds. Includes a non-proof mark certificate. The rear sight and extractor of a piece. Bolt catch. Grip safety. Stamped "Cal.45" on the breech as the only mark. The original dull finish with partial thinning, in particular on the edges. The trigger and magazine catch colour case hardened. The dark walnut grip panels chequered, a few, slight indentations on the left. Lanyard loop. Magazine with worn housing, the base blued, serial number 170. From a consignment of 278 test weapons to Springfield Armory, which were however not accepted at the end of the test in 1911 due to competition with Colt. Production was subsequently discontinued.Overall, approx. 300 Savages were made in .45 calibre, including unnumbered prototypes. A series of 290 numbered pieces. See James R. Carr, Savage Automatic Pistols, pp. 5 - 13.WBK: Attention - For this gun we will need to obtain an export license for you, based on your import permit (if needed in your country) or through your firearms dealerCondition: I - Questions about the lot?
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