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Object Name Pistol, Automatic
Common Name M1911 Automatic Pistol
Catalog Number IL1977.03.01
Maker Colt Fire Arms Manufacturing Company
Date 1913-1940
Material(s) Steel/Plastic
Dimensions H-5.5 W-9 D-1.375 inches
Description This pistol is a M1911. It is a semi-automatic pistol that holds a seven-round magazine in the handle. The grips are made of plastic. The front sight is a fixed blade. The rear sight is dovetailed into the top of the slide and can only be adjusted left and right. The pistol is chamber in .45 caliber.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
People Colts Fire Arms Manufacturing Company
Colt Fire Arms Manufacturing Company
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS