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**WWII Colt 1911A1 Semi-Auto Pistol 1942 Navy Contract
4/30/2014 - Firearms and Militaria: Live Salesroom Auction
.45 ACP caliber, 5" barrel, S/N 797443. Parkerized finish, blue barrel with "Colt .45 Auto" and "P" proof on left side, matching numbers on frame and slide. Two-tone magazine with "C" mark on base. 1942 Navy contract pistol, WB inspector mark; Keyes grips with no ribs, slide and frame numbers match

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Excellent condition with an excellent bore.  This gun retains ca 97% parkerized finish with only some slight high edge wear.  This is a fine WWII Navy contract pistol.  There is a book from the USS Topeka and several items from Seaman First Class Thurman O. Brotherton (uncle to our consignor), who purportedly carried this gun during WWII and brought it home with him.
Sold: $4,112.50
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