Colt 1911 Commercial

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NOTE: this is an example of a previous customer restoration, and therefore the firearm is not for sale. Please browse the showroom for our current selection of restoredpre-ownedrefinished and manufactured firearms. SUBSCRIBE to our newsletter to be among the first to learn about new additions to our website.

Featured in our restoration gallery today is a Colt Government Model 1911 Commercial, originally shipped in 1919. Based on their early success of the standard military M1911 pistols, Colt marketed a commercial version of that pistol for sale.

This example was manufactured just after the completion of the First World War. Note all proper early features, including correct polish (post serial number 4,500), charcoal bluing, checkered double diamond walnut grips, short wide spur checkered hammer, checkered slide stop and safety, long smooth trigger, smooth flat mainspring housing with lanyard.  Slide with 1913 patent date with pony in center and correct period sights. 

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History Restored:

  • New period correct double diamond checkered walnut grips
  • Polish for correct finish (post serial number 4,500)
  • Restore original markings
  • Charcoal blue
  • Restore period correct type 4 magazine

Additional information

Log Number 33115
Make

Colt

Model

1911

Caliber

.45 ACP

Year of Manufacture

1919

Types

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1 review for Colt 1911 Commercial

  1. Eric

    Love the Bluing on the gun

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