WW1 COLT U.S. MODEL 1911 SEMI-AUTO PISTOL CIRCA 1917 W/ MAJOR GENERAL WILLIAM N. PORTER USA PROVENANCE
Guns International #: 101789450 Seller's Inventory #: 30530
Category: Colt Pistols - 1911 - Military Pistols - US
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Seller: David Condon, Inc.
Company: David Condon, Inc.
Member Since: 9/24/08
First Name: Britton
Last Name: Condon
Country: United States
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WW1 COLT U.S. MODEL 1911 SEMI-AUTO PISTOL CIRCA 1917 W/ MAJOR GENERAL WILLIAM N. PORTER USA PROVENANCE. U.S. Model 1911 in the 198xxx serial range shipped to Springfield Armory in 1917. Original as re-blued overall with exception of the magazine which is post WW2. Good overall and in working order. Fine bore with good rifling. Major General Porter was graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy (1909) serving first in the Navy and then the U.S. Army Chemical Warfare Service after WW1 in 1921. He became a major figure in that field and among other projects was involved in the development of the flame thrower in WW2. From the estate collection of a former U. S. Army Ordnance Officer.
Handgun Caliber: .45 ACP (.45 Auto)