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Colt Model 1911A1 U.S. Army .45 ACP - W.B. Inspected Serial Number 825604

Phil Bozza Collection

Colt Model 1911A1 S/N 825604 - This pistol was shipped October 22, 1942 in a shipment of 3200 guns to the Commanding Officer, Springfield Armory. It has a "WB" inspection mark.

WB inspector mark is for Col. Waldemar S. Broberg, Hartford/Springfield Ordnance District.

Right side

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

Close-up of serial number.

Faint ordnance wheel on the rear right side of the frame.

Matching serial number under firing pin stop.

P proof on top of the slide forward of the rear sight.

Colorful letter written by the soldier to whom the gun was originally issued.

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