Colt   1911A1 Government Model     .45 ACP     Engraved by Winston Churchill


5" barrel. Finely polished blue and with fire-blued small parts. Lanyard-loop

mainspring housing. Highly figured walnut grips, finely checkered and with

mullered borders. Extensive coverage fine acanthus scroll engraving. Four

relief-gold inlays: a galloping colt on each side of the slide and a colt's head

behind the slide serrations. Engraved for William H D Goddard, author of

The Colt Government Models. In a half-leather bound book-style case with

brush and ramrod. And, with a signed, complementary half-leather-bound

copy of the book. Originally manufactured 1970. Completed by Winston

Churchill in 1989. Appears unfired. Pictured in Wilson, "Steel Canvas",

p309; Turpin, "Custom Firearms Engraving", p201; Bleile, "American

Engravers - The 21st Century", p91.   $65,950.

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Pictured in R L Wilson's, Steel Canvas

 

Pictured in Roger Bleile's, American Engravers --- The 21st Century


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