This Colt Government Model shipped to James A. Colosimo (Colosimo's Gun Center) at 933 Spring Garden Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on September 10th, 1968 in a 10 gun shipment.
Accompanying this pistol is the original factory box that is numbered to the gun along with the original invoice from Colosimo's. It shows that it was purchased on October 14th, 1968 for a total of $150.35.
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.