Colt 1911 USMC with Provenance
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Item 671256523
Location Charlotte, NC 28227-8555
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Description : The Colt 1911 Manufactured in 1957, this pistol was sent and awarded to 2nd Lieutenant John D. Carlton from Colt. The top of the slide has the factory engraved inscription "SECOND LIEUTENANT JOHN D. CARLTON,/071434, USMC/ BASIC SCHOOL HONOR GRADUATE/1956". An internet search revealed a Major John D. Carlton Recon Squadron, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division won the Silver Star in the Vietnam War, April 16, 1972. . The slide has the standard markings and the serial number is on the right side of the frame. Low profile fixed sights, polished blue finish on the flat surfaces, matte on the remainder, Colt marked blue magazine and fitted with checkered plastic grips with the Rampant Colt in a circle in the center. The accompanying factory letter verifies the serial number, caliber, barrel length, blue finish with grips as "Not Listed", the factory engraved slide, that the pistol was shipped as 1 as a "Sales Expense" to Lt. General M.B. Twining, U.S.M.C., Commandant, Marine Corps School in Quantico, Virginia on September 24, 1957. Note Colt letter included . Silver Star Citation: CARLTON, JOHN D. Synopsis: The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Silver Star Medal to John D. Carlton (0-71434), Major, U.S. Marine Corps, for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action while serving with Reconnaissance Squadron, 1st Marines, 1st Marine Division (Rein.), FMF, in connection with combat operations against the enemy in the Republic of Vietnam on April 16, 1972. By his courage, aggressive fighting spirit and steadfast devotion to duty in the face of extreme personal danger, Major Carlton upheld the highest traditions of the Marine Corps and the United States Naval Service. Home Town: Austin, Texas , Plus any FFL fees to apply at cost if required, C&R License accepted
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.45 Colt
Barrel Length
5 inch
Frame Finish
Slide Finish
Blued with matt finish on top
Mfg Part Number
COLT 45  
10.00 Pounds