1228. Custom Colt U.S. Model 1911A1 by Clark Custom Guns

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serial #1704821, 45 ACP, 5'' Colt barrel with an excellent bore that was serial-numbered and fitted to the gun by Clark. The metal surfaces retain about 96% reapplied Parkerized finish with slight thinning on the arched mainspring housing, high edge wear, some clouding of the finish on the slide, scratches and operational marks. The unmarked double diamond checkered rosewood grips rate excellent. The pistol has many of Jimmy Clark's innovative features such as the Ithaca Gun Co. 1911A1 slide fitted to the frame, Bo-Mar adjustable rear sight, Patridge front sight, match bushing, trigger job, short trigger with overtravel stop, ''collar'' welded to the dust cover with a pair of Allen screws bearing against the bottom of the slides recoil spring housing and the famous Jimmy Clark tiger tooth chiseled stippling on the frontstrap. The bottom of the slide is also numbered to the frame by Clark and it is dated November 1984. Included are a single unmarked stainless steel magazine with bumper pad and a single Colt marked magazine with scattered light oxidation. A fine old war horse transformed into a precision shooting machine by one of the master builders of match 1911s. (89039-30) {MODERN} (1500/2500) Sold For 862.50

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