Colt Gold Cup Trophy 1911-A1

SOLD FOR: $1,000

WOA#: WY240129AC015

Make: Colt

Model:  Gold Cup Trophy 1911-A1

Serial Number: GCT35164

Year of Manufacture: 2012

Caliber: .45ACP

Action Type:  Single Action Only, Semi-Automatic

Markings: The left side of the slide is marked “COLT GOLD CUP TROPHY” with a gold cup logo.. The right side of the pistol features “COLT GOLD CUP TROPHY MODEL” on the slide, and “COLTS PT E A MFG CO, HARTFORD CONN USA”. as well as “GCT35164”. There is a A on the right side of the trigger guard, and an L and a proof mark on the left.

Barrel Length: 5”

Sights / Optics:  The front sight is a fixed blade sight dovetailed into the slide.  The rear sight is a fully screw adjustable u Bomar sight dovetailed into the slide.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The grip is a Colt branded checkered black rubber Pachmayr grip that wraps around the front strap and has silver Colt medallions. There are some scattered light handling marks. Overall the grips are in about Excellent condition

Magazine Quantity & Condition: 1x 9rd Ed Brown Products .45ACP magazine

Type of Finish: Stainless steel

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no corrosion and in this writer’s opinion the rates a 9/10.

Overall Condition: This handgun retains about 95% of its metal finish. There  is superficial scratching throughout, and 3 noticeable scratches on the left side of the gun, 2 on the slide and 1 on the frame. There are also 2 noticeable scratches on the right side of the frame. Overall, the firearm is in Great condition

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We did not fire this handgun. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: none

Our Assessment:  The Colt Gold Cup Trophy 1911-A1 is a premium variant of the iconic Colt 1911 handgun, renowned for its accuracy and performance. Designed specifically for competitive shooting, the Gold Cup Trophy model incorporates numerous enhancements to elevate its capabilities on the range. Its name pays homage to the prestigious Gold Cup National Match competitions, where Colt 1911 pistols have long been favored by top-level shooters.

Featuring a stainless steel construction, the Gold Cup Trophy offers durability and resistance to corrosion, ensuring longevity even under demanding shooting conditions. The pistol boasts a 5-inch match-grade barrel, meticulously fitted to the slide for exceptional accuracy and consistency. Its adjustable target sights enable shooters to fine-tune their aim for precise shot placement, making it a favorite among competitive shooters and enthusiasts who demand the utmost in accuracy.

The Gold Cup Trophy 1911-A1 retains the classic ergonomics and controls of the original Colt 1911, providing a familiar and comfortable shooting experience. Its crisp single-action trigger and finely tuned trigger mechanism contribute to its excellent accuracy and smooth operation. Whether used for competitive shooting, target practice, or as a collectible piece, the Colt Gold Cup Trophy 1911-A1 exemplifies Colt’s commitment to craftsmanship and innovation in handgun design.  Please see our photos and good luck bidding!  C.J.

Colt Gold Cup Trophy 1911-A1
Colt Gold Cup Trophy 1911-A1