~ A New Specification Deactivated Colt 1911 Government Custom Model “1 of 1000” Semi-Automatic Pistol ~
This pistol was issued in a limited series by the Colt Factory. They were supposed to make 1000 of these custom models but only 875 were ever finished. This is serial number 712.
They varied from the standard 1911 with different rear sights, grips and magazine ejection button.
The left side of the frame is stamped ‘Custom Colt, Govt. 45 Auto’ and the right side is stamped ‘Colt 1 of 1000’.
The frame is stamped above the right wooden grip with the manufacturer’s address and above the trigger with the serial number ‘712G0V’.
Also, above the trigger, can be seen a series of German proof marks.
The barrel is stamped with a German proof mark and ‘-Colt.45 AUTO-‘
The pistol comes with its deactivation certificate dated 28/08/2013.
~ Dimensions ~
The barrel length is 5 inches (12.7 cm) and the overall length of the pistol is 8.25 inches (21 cm).
It weighs 1.1 kg.
~ Condition ~
The pistol has minimum signs of wear and preserves its original finish. The grips are complete.
It cocks and dry fires.
~ Postage ~
UK postage is £14 or it can be collected from our shop in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.