This Colt Government Model shipped to the Northeast Gun & Supply Co. Inc. D/B/A Ivanhoe Sports Center at 311 Main Street, Watertown, Massachusetts on May 14th, 1969 in a 25 gun shipment.
Accompanying this pistol is the original factory box and the outer shipping container. The address on the factory letter matches that of the shipping container.
This Colt is considered to be a pre-70 series Government Model. They are finished in blue, top of slide is matte finished to prevent glare. The grips are plastic and commonly know during this period to shrink and contract.