Up next in the Second Hand Showcase series is a WWI issued, Colt produced, M1911. Manufacture date is 1918. The finish appears original and has appropriate patina.
With the 100 year anniversary of the United States entering The Great War / WWI; there has been an uptick in interest in models from this era. What makes them somewhat uncommon is that many early Colt 1911’s were later arsenal upgraded to the 1911A1 standards.
This example remains in it’s original format.
Always walk around your local, non-chain, gun store and see what’s in the used cases. You could find a diamond in the rough.
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