Restored Colt Model 1911 Black Army – SOLD

Sold

Log Number: 7097 Category:

Description

NOTE: Thank you for your interest in this this listing. It is no longer available, but we're happy to help you find something else to fit your needs. Simply notify us by using the form below, or contact us via phone or email. And don't forget to subscribe to our newsletter to be among the first to be notified about new showroom listings.

Back to:  Restored Firearms | Custom Reproductions | Turnbull Finished Firearms | Turnbull Finished ServicesPre-Owned Firearms

We are pleased to present for you today a restored example of the iconic Colt Model of 1911 U.S. Army in “Black Army” finish.

Carrying serial number 530678, this World War I era service sidearm was made in 1918, when the famous semi-autos were polished and finished in the so-called “Black Army” style, including charcoal blued slide and frame.

Our period-correct finishing techniques reinstate the WWI heritage of this 1911’s original blackened finish. Colt used this in lieu of the standard polish and Charcoal Blue finish of the period in order to boost wartime production.

 

Restoration Notes

  • Exchange 1913 replacement hammer for proper vintage hammer
  • Fit new barrel bushing to tighten excess gap to front of slide
  • Polish frame, slide and parts for proper black army finish
  • Restore proper factory markings
  • Charcoal blue frame, sidle and parts in proper black army style
  • Provide new, reproduction double diamond checkered walnut grips

Additional information

Log Number 7097
Serial Number

530678

Make

Colt

Model

1911

Caliber

.45 ACP

Year of Manufacture

1918

Action

Semi-Automatic

Barrel Length

5 "

Sights

Standard WWI

Grips

Hand-Checkered Walnut Double Diamond Reproduction

Inventory Status

Types

,

To Order Or For More Information

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Restored Colt Model 1911 Black Army – SOLD”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *