Colt Model 1911 A1 Early Post War 38 Super With Scarce Fat Barrel And Box

$5995.00 ON HOLD

Colt Early Post War Model 1911 A1 38 Super Fat Barrel With Original Box

Seller: Harry Viezens
Item Number: 1769
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This Colt was produced in 1953. The pistol's serial number is 108259. This Colt has the early post war 5 Inch 38 Super barrel. When production resumed in 1947 for the 38 Super, Colt used 45 A.C.P. barrel blanks and bored them out to 38 Super. This practice continued until around the middle of 1954 when they started using the thin barrels we see today. These early style barrels were then called the "Fat" barrels. This barrel bore is in minty condition. The original barrel blue would rate a 98% condition. The slide has the early post war lettering. The slide has the high polish sides that give you that deep look. This slide has two very small scratches on the left side under the lettering. The frame also retain 98% of the original finish. This frame shows very little handling or use. This pistol has the original Coltwood grips intact. These grips are also known as the "Pony" grips. The magazine is the correct style magazine with the lettering on the floor plate. This magazine is in very fine condition. The original box is in very nice condition. The serial number is very faded on the box bottom. The end label is intact and in very good condition. The original instruction sheet is in the box. This instruction sheet is in very fine condition with light wear. The top of the box has some scattered surface wear and scuffing. This is a very high condition desirable Colt for the serious collector! These "Fat" barrel 38 Super models with the original box and papers in this condition are rare today! Here is a prime example of these early post war 38 Supers!

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You can reach Harry or Marcia by phone at 928-468-0306 or by fax at 928-468-0307. You may also send an email to hlvfineguns@gmail.com and we'll get back to you as soon as we can.

Concerning Phone Calls

For those folks that do not know me yet, I’m very hard of hearing on the phone. Therefore when you would call me, I will pick up the phone and tell you that I will call you right back. I have caller ID just so that you know, the reason for that is I cannot use a regular phone. I have to switch over to what is called a voice carry over phone. When I call you back  you will hear my voice in our conversation, an operator will type your conversation to me on my phone view screen. With me reading what you are saying to me saves me a lot of confusion for me mishearing words.

I do want to talk to you and answer your questions without mistakes or miscommunications. This system works pretty good, so please be willing to be patient with my hearing loss.

My wife Marcia has fine hearing on the phone and is quite knowledgeable about firearms and is very able to help you over the phone.

Thanks, Harry

Terms of Sale

Kaiser ordinance is doing business as Harry Viezens Fine Guns and Harry Viezens Fine Guns and Appraisals.

For simplification, these terms of sale apply to all business names used by Kaiser Ordinance, Inc. This document will use Kaiser Ordinance Inc. name to represent all aspects of names used by Kaiser Ordinance Inc. doing business as.

Our Terms of Sale

This firearm is sold as a curio and relic or an item of historical interest unless specified. This Term of Sale also applies to a modern firearm that Kaiser Ordinance may sell. We the seller, will not assume any responsibility or liability if this firearm is to be shot or used in any way. Any type of ammunition or loading procedures is beyond our control. This also includes any safety or lack of safety procedures in using this firearm purchased by us.

If you, the Buyer, do wish to shoot this firearm, Kaiser Ordinance Inc. strongly insist that the firearm be inspected by a qualified gunsmith as to condition and ability to be fired safely. No guarantees or warranties are implied on a firearm sold by Kaiser Ordinance Inc. Buyer is responsible for any theft or unauthorized use of the firearm purchased from Kaiser Ordinance Inc.

I the Buyer, have read this Term of Sale for purchasing a firearm from Kaiser Ordinance Inc.. I the buyer, fully understand these terms of sale and will accept any responsibility or liability incurred if I violate these terms. I the Buyer will not hold Kaiser Ordinance Inc. or Kaiser Ordinance Inc. employees responsible or liable for the firearm(s) purchased by me, the Buyer.

All items purchased from us have been carefully researched and described to the best of our ability. We want you, the customer to be fully satisfied with your purchase from us. We offer the standard three day inspection time. If for any reason you the customer wish to send your purchase back to us, notify us by phone or email of your intent to return the item. Make sure you send your purchase back in the same condition you received it in and insure the shipment for the same value. When we receive the returned item, I will then send you your refund.

For your simplicity of purchasing items from our site, we offer services for paying by the four major credit cards, or if you prefer, by money orders, cashiers check, or by personal check. If paid by personal check, I will have to hold your order until your check clears the bank. I will ship your order within 48 hours after all paperwork and legal requirements [ if applicable to gun sales] are met. Most items I like to send by priority Mail. Most of the time this is the fastest way for me to send the items to you. If you have any questions concerning shipping or payments feel free to give us a call, I will be glad to help you out!

You may request a “hold” on any of our items for sale for 24 hours. By email all sales, however, must be concluded by phone. You may contact us by phone during regular business hours… Arizona time.

We also offer for our customers a layaway option. The terms to be worked out on an individual basis per customer. All layaway sales are final.

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