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Revised: 9/18/2015 

Please Note: Correct terminology is of course “Military” not “Government”.


SN 865992. Cal. .45 ACP. Parkerized finish with 5″ bbl, Checkered plastic grips. G.H.D. inspected. US property marked. This pistol is one of the approximately 6,575 pistols removed from Commercial production and assigned to the military contract production. The Commercial SN was obliterated at the factory and a Military number was rolled in its place. Evidence of this alteration is visible on the frame. Top rear of frame is stamped with an “S”, signifying commercial and it has the machine cuts for the Schwartz Safety (none of those parts were ever installed). Originally this pistol has a matching numbered slide, also with Schwartz Safety cuts. See p. 48, U.S. MILITARY AUTOMATIC PISTOLS 1920 – 1945, Meadows. CONDITION: Very good. Overall, retainins 80 to 85%% Parkerized finish with high point wear on the slide. Mechanics are fine, bright bore. Plastic grips in very good condition. Good example of a rare gun. 49433-151 TEP C&R (3,500-5,000) – Lot 1290

Auction: Firearms - October 2015
Please Note: All prices include the hammer price plus the buyer’s premium, which is paid by the buyer as part of the purchase price. The prices noted here after the auction are considered unofficial and do not become official until after the 46th day.