644. Colt 1911 Belleau Wood Commemorative Semi Auto Pistol

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serial #4764-BW, 45 ACP, 5" barrel with an excellent bore. The metal surfaces retain 98-99% original blue with a light rub mark at the front right of frame and some minor oxidation in the right grip medallion. The hardwood grips rate excellent with a couple light handling marks. The right side of the slide has a banner with "1917 WORLD WAR I COMMEMORATIVE 1967" and the right grip medallion has a doughboy surrounded by a list of Allied World War one countries over the words "THE GREAT WAR FOR CIVILIZATION". The left side of the slide shows a group of Marines approaching a German position. The left grip panel has a U.S. eagle medallion surrounded by "1917 1918" and "WORLD WAR", there is a plaque underneath this that reads "BELLEAU WOOD". A display case is included that has an American machine gun crew with the words "THE BATTLE OF BELELAU WOOD ' (700/900) SOLD FOR $1,150.00

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