Model of 1911 US Navy

The gun’s serial number tells us that it was built by Colt in 1918, part of a batch made for the US Navy.
It appears to be in original condition, and as one can expect from a firearm this old, the finish is quite worn. The barrel has a surprising amount of rifling left.

If this gun could tell its story….

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3 responses

  1. Scott

    That looks like the .45 I qualified on in ’88!

    November 22, 2011 at 10:56

    • Maty Oka

      The frame and the slide do not match. Slide is a Navy Colt from 1913 showing the Rampant Colt in a circle while the pistol frame serial dates back to an Army Colt 1911 from 1918.

      August 13, 2015 at 04:42

      • You are correct.

        August 13, 2015 at 06:13

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