"COLT MODEL 1911 SEMI-AUTO PISTOL. SN 293510. Cal. 45 ACP. This is a late WWI produced M1911 with 5" bbl. SN indicates 1918 production. Left side of frame inspector marked JMG (John M. Gilbert). Also stamped UNITED STATES PROPERTY on left side of frame. Comes with orig walnut diamond checkered grips with 13 small diamonds between the large diamonds indicating Remington grips. Bbl is stamped PH on top of the hood, proper for this SN range. There is a small 5 just in front of the bbl lug. Right side of frame has the large "Model of 1911" marking. Left side of slide has the Rampant Colt between the patent information and Colt address, again, proper for this SN range. Hammer is the long style with rounded rear edge. Comes with a single two-tone, unmarked Colt 7-rnd mag. CONDITION: Extremely fine as professionally refinished. Slide retains 95% refinished blue. There are some scattered very small dings along both sides of slide, but mostly on the right side. Finish wear appears to be mostly at the high spots esp at the muzzle end. Frame retains 95% refinished blue with light scratches just above the trigger guard. Mainspring housing retains 60% faded orig blue. Bbl retains 95% orig blue finish with a brilliant, bright shiny bore. Magazine has been refinished. Crisp mechanics. 4-33330(2,500-5,000)"
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