US WW1 COLT 1911 US ARMY PISTOL….. “BLACK ARMY”…..FEB, 1919 MINT SHARP PISTOL…..REAL EYE POPPER!

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IN 98%  REALLY SHARP, VERY HARD TO FIND CONDITION LIKE YOU JUST NEVER SEE, WE HAVE A WONDERFUL EXAMPLE OF A FEBRUARY, 1919 SHIPPED “BLACK ARMY” COLT 1911 US ARMY SERVICE PISTOL.  THIS PISTOL IS 100% CORRECT EXACTLY AS IT LEFT COLTS.  THIS PISTOL WAS MADE TOO LATE FOR USE IN WW1 AND WAS PLACED IN RESERVE FOR CALL UP DURING THE BUILDUP FOR WW2.  UP UNTIL WELL INTO 1943, THE VAST MAJORITY OF M1911 PISTOLS IS ACTIVE SERVICE WITH THE ARMY WERE THE WW1 VARIANT SUCH AS THIS PISTOL; IT WAS NOT UNTIL LATE IN 1943 THAT SUBSTANTIAL NUMBERS OF THE NEWER MODEL 1911A1 WERE REACHING THE FRONT.


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