April 9th & 10th Premier Firearms Sale (MFIRE)
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Caliber is .45 ACP. Barrel length is 5”. Union Switch and Signal manufactured the Model 1911 A1 only in 1943 and delivered only 55,000 pistols by November 27 making it one of the scarcest of all WWII pistols. The left side of the frame has the inspector stamp R.C.D. for Robert C Downie. It has a proof P below magazine release button. Right side of frame has the standard United States property/Model stamping. Left side of slide. Has the U.S. and S. Swissvale, PA USA stamp with logo on left side. Top of barrel has upside down P offset forward and left of rear sight. The left side of the U in USS logo is light. Remainder of legend is sharp. Frame legends are sharp except inspector within circle is light. Barrel is stamped HS (High Standard) and is blued, has a mint bore, has the checkered main spring housing, proper checkered hammer sans spurs, checkered short trigger, checkered slide stop and safety. Slide is not numbered under firing pin retainer. Grips are the Keyes,star stamped, back reinforced, brown plastic with the outer reinforcing ring. Retains 98% of its military parkerized finish. Slide still has the 1-3/4” two tone temper line at forward portion. Even the front grip strap retains all of its finish. Has blued Colt magazine. Extremely fine and scarce Union switch and signal Model 1911.
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Minimum Bid: $750.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $4,500.00
Estimate: $3,000 - $4,500
Number Bids: 1
Auction closed on Saturday, April 9, 2016.
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