Colt M1911 45ACP SN:53677 MFG:1913
Colt M1911 45ACP SN:53677 MFG:1913 Colt M1911 45ACP SN:53677 MFG:1913 Colt M1911 45ACP SN:53677 MFG:1913
Colt M1911 45ACP SN:53677 MFG:1913
Colt M1911 45ACP SN:53677 MFG:1913 Colt M1911 45ACP SN:53677 MFG:1913 Colt M1911 45ACP SN:53677 MFG:1913
  • Caliber: 45ACP
  • Era: Pre-War
  • Finish: Fine Brushed Blue
  • Serial Number: 53677
  • Shipment Type: Military
  • Year: 1913
This Colt M1911 was part of a 1,000 gun shipment sent to the Commanding Officer at the Rock Island Arsenal of Rock Island Illinois on November 6th, 1913.

This M1911 is finished in Colt's fine brushed blue finish with dark blue small parts.  The barrel is marked with a horizontal P and H visible through the ejection port.  This practice of marking barrels like this took place approximately from serial number 22,500 to 120,000.

This pistol is inspected by Major Walter G. Penfield (WGP) just above the magazine release on the left hand side of the frame.  Major Penfield was the inspector of ordnance from January 2nd, 1911 - September 30th, 1914.