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Catalog Number 10710-6-(1)
Title Pistol, Semi-Automatic, Colt Patented Firearms Manufacturing Company, Model 1911A1
Object Name Pistol
Description Seven shot, .45 Cal., center-fire cartridge semi-automatic pistol. Single round rifled bore barrel. Plastic grip. Military issue. US inspector proof marks on frame. "No. 1280622" on frame. Came with clip {10710-6-(2)}.
COLORS: gray (parkerized)
TECHNIQUE: machined
Date 1940, ca.
Culture American
Material iron alloy, plastic
Made Remington Rand
Place of Origin USA: New York, Syracuse
Makers mark "REMINGTON RAND INC. SYRACUSE, NY, USA" on slide
"United Syayes Property NO. 1280622" on frame
"M 1911 A1 U.S. Army" on frame
Various proof marks on frame
Used Germany
Height (in) 8.18
Length (in) 5.62
People Rasmussen, Ross H.
Event WWII
History OBTAINED FROM AN INFANTRY JEEP TRAILER RASMUSSEN HAD TO CLEAN OUT AFTER FIRED UPON AT A FARM AT RODENHOF, GERMANY. HE WAS TOLD THAT HE COULD KEEP WHAT HE COULD FIND B/C IT WOULD BE WRITTEN OFF AS BATTLE LOSS. SEE DONOR FILE FOR MORE HISTORY.
Credit line Ross H. Rasmussen, Hooper, Nebraska
Collection Rasmussen, Ross H.
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