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Colt Model 1911A1 U.S. Army .45 ACP - Serial Number 708694

Edward Smith Collection

Colt Model 1911A1 Transition Model - Serial number 708694 belonged to Edward Smith's great grandfather, Quentin Miller Smith, Sr., when he was in the Army Reserves. Quentin Miller Smith, was president of Tennessee Tech from 1920 - 1938.

WTG inspection mark, 47 on right trigger guard.  Fully checkered walnut grips.  Only 10,000 pistols were made in 1924.

Close-up of serial number and United States Property mark.

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