Object Title

Centrefire self-loading pistol - Colt Mk. IV Series 70

Centrefire self-loading pistol - Colt Mk. IV Series 70

Date

1975

Object Number

XII.10735

Provenance

Presented by West Yorkshire Police, 23 November 1995

Physical Description

A customised model, with stainless steel frame, and squared combat triggerguard. The slide is blued, and has been destroyed by a breech explosion, which has torn off one frame rail, and bulged the slide. The pistol has been stripped of parts prior to being given to the Museum

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 70N56845

Calibre

.45 in ACP

Inscriptions and Marks

Model of the US Army. Standard Colt patents. U-13 on trigger guard

Associations

Places America