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Sold by James D. Julia auctions on October 2008 for : $7,475.00

"COLT MODEL 1905 SEMI-AUTO PISTOL WINCHESTER ARMS CO. TEST PISTOL. SN 1164. Cal. 45 ACP. Blue finish with 5" bbl, usual fixed sights & usual slide markings on left side with rampant Colt in a circle at left rear. Right side of slide has normal markings with the intertwined "WRACO" monogram engraved at rear edge of slide. Right side of frame, just forward of trigger pin, is engraved "2 OF 2" and "{Ctg. Test & Devlpmt. - 200gr. 230gr. 255gr.}". It has a slide lock on left side and is fitted with diamond checkered walnut grips & accompanied by an orig all blue magazine. Only about 6,100 of these rare pistols were made in period 1905-1911 and most have seen very hard service. This is one of the pistols Winchester obtained from Colt to test function & accuracy of their ammunition. Few of these rare & interesting test guns ever appear on open market & usually they are in a deplorable state having been used hard & are usually severely worn. CONDITION: Very fine. Slide retains about 75% glossy orig blue with a few light spots of rust on left side and two cleaned spots on right side. Frame retains 96-97% glossy orig blue with only slight sharp edge wear, a spot of pitting near this heel on back strap & a couple of other spots on left side around trigger opening. Grips are crisp, showing light wear with no hand oil staining & retain most of their orig factory varnish. Magazine is also fine. Hammer retains most of its strong orig case colors. Mechanics are crisp, brilliant shiny bore. 4-37244 JR402 (6,000-10,000)"

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