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

Dimensions

FrameLength171 mm
SlideLength189 mm
OverallWeight0.64 kg

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 70N56854

Calibre

.45 in ACP

Inscriptions and Marks

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

Associations

Places America