This Gold Cup National Match was produced in 1977 and is a series 70 Gold cup. It has Colt's blue finish, Elliason rear sight and wood checkered grips.
The barrel is stamped "COLT .45 AUTO N.M. MK. IV / SERTIES'70" as visible through the ejection port. Left side of the slide is roll marked "COLT'S MKIV/SERIES'70 GOLD CUP NATIONAL MATCH .45 AUTOMATIC CALIBER" Right side of the slide is roll marked "GOLD CUP NATIONAL MATCH"
Accompanying this pistol is the original box which has the original price tag of $340.50