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This 1927 Colt Government Model is in a 1911A1 configuration. It has a trigger clearance cut on the right side but not on the left side (see pics). Is that normal for this era pistol? DSC_0058.jpg DSC_0059.jpg
 

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Quite abnormal...but cool! I've seen at least one M1911A1 with this same mistake.

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Kevin Williams
 

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So it is a production mistake versus transition in production (which should have already happened by 1927). Is that correct?

PS: She is going to the range today.
 

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You have the rare right-hand-specific model not intended for use by left-handed shooters. :D

That is a very interesting factory mistake!
 

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Factory flukes are rare and valuable, though the advice is not asked for I would seriously advise against shooting it.
 

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Is this worth seeing what Colt has to say about it? Regarding value, how much more valuable would it be with respect to a "correct" pistol in comparable condition?
 

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Whatever a collector would be willing to pay. I once sold a Colt Python for hundreds more than I would have normally gotten because the Colt pony was a double stamped giving a weird 3d effect... I would get it lettered.
 

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The one-sided finger relief it is very appealing!


I wonder if one could have special-ordered a Gov't Model to have that amenity?
 
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