Object Title

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

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

Date

1971

Object Number

XII.11241

Provenance

Transferred to the Royal Armouries via the National Museums Consortium from the Home Office Firearms Compensation Scheme, 1997

Physical Description

Blacked overall with chequred wooden grip plates. The right slide is engraved, in gold, GOLD CUP National Match.
The left slide is engraved, in gold; 1871 NRA CENTENNIAL 1971 THE FIRST 100 YEARS OF SERVICE .45 AUTOMATIC CALIBER.
The case is of wood lined in yellow velvet with an NRA meddallion set into perspex in the lid

Dimensions

BarrelLength128 mm
OverallLength218 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 347NRA

Calibre

.45 in ACP

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with London proof marks

Associations

Places America

Notes

The number made for this centennial model was 2,500.