June 25-28, 2018 Firearms
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Pistol was shipped in September 1918. Remington Arms received two contracts to produce half a million pistols; production was delayed until August of 1918 and the contract was cancelled shortly after the armistice was signed on November 11th, 1918. Remington delivered the last of the 21,677 pistols in May of 1919. The offered pistol is one of the better condition of the Remington Models we have encountered. Has all of the correct features to include Type II rear sight machined flat with U notch and radius corners. Slide has the Remington UMC address and patent dates on left side and "REMINGTON MODEL 1911 US ARMY CALIBER 45" on right side. Left side of frame is stamped "UNITED STATES PROPERTY" with inspector stamp "E.E.C." for Edmund E. Chapman (1918-19), along with the eagle head. Right side of frame has serial number stamped "NO. 371" with each number and letter hand stamped. The all blued barrel has the correct "P" stamped on right lug only. Sports the proper truncated diamond checkered walnut grips at 13 lines per inch. Features checkered wide spur hammer, checkered slide stop and safety, flat mainspring housing with loop and long smooth trigger. Magazine is a brushed blue, tempered, two toned pinned base. Entire gun retains approximately 98% of the reapplied blue finish with visible polishing lines. There is a takedown line. Grips are near mint. Fine bore and action. From the G. Thomas Puett Collection. CORRECTION: Expert total refinish.
Name
Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
5"
Caliber/Bore
.45 ACP
FFL Status
Curio & Relic
Manufacturer
Remington UMC
Model
1911
Paperwork
No
Serial Number
371
(C) SCARCE MODEL 1911 REMINGTON UMC US MODEL SEMI-AUTOMATIC PISTOL.
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $2,200.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $5,100.00
Estimate: $4,500 - $6,500
Number Bids: 6
Auction closed on Thursday, June 28, 2018.
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