Object Title

Centrefire self-loading military pistol - Colt Model 1911A1

Centrefire self-loading military pistol - Colt Model 1911A1

Date

1943

Object Number

XII.11748

Provenance

Transferred to the Royal Armouries via the National Museums Consortium from the Home Office Firearms Compensation Scheme, 1997, April 2001

Physical Description

A military pistol subsequently decorated and nickle plated

Dimensions

BarrelLength4.88 inches
BarrelLength124 mm
OverallLength219 mm
OverallWeight1.135 kg

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 949766

Calibre

.45 in ACP

Inscriptions and Marks

This serial number is duplicated by both Colt and Remington Rand. Marked GHD US Inspector: Lt. Col. Guy H Drewry

Associations

Places USA