Colt MK IV Series ’80 Gold Cup National Match .45 ACP 5″ 1911 Pistol 1991

SOLD FOR: $1,276

WOA#: WY240119RL011

Make: Colt

Model: Series ‘80 MK IV Gold Cup National Match

Serial#: SN32424

Year of Manufacture: 1991

Caliber/Gauge: .45 ACP

Action Type: Single Action Semi-Automatic Pistol Fed by Detachable Magazine

Markings: The right side of the slide is marked ”GOLD CUP / NATIONAL MATCH” and with an engraving of a trophy cup. The left side of the slide is marked “COLT’S MK IV/SERIES ’80 / GOLD CUP NATIONAL MATCH / .45 AUTOMATIC CALIBER” with the rampant Colt logo. The right side of the frame is marked “COLT’S PT. F.A. MFG. CO. HARTFORD, CONN. U.S.A.” and has the serial number “SN32424”. The barrel is marked “COLT .45 AUTO. N.M.″.

Barrel Length: 5”

Sights/ Optics: The front sight is a blade fixed to the full-length rib on the top of the slide. The rear sight is an Elliason square notch sight and is adjustable for windage and elevation pinned to the slide. The top of the rib is serrated and the top of the slide is matte finished for glare reduction.

Stock Configuration & Condition/ Grip:  The grip is a smooth walnut wooden grip .  Overall the grips are in about Excellent condition.

Type of Finish: Stainless steel

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright. The rifling is sharp. There is no erosion.

Overall Condition: This handgun retains about 99% of its metal finish.  There is some thinning on the front edges of the slide. There is some wear on the back of the frame just below the slide. There is some finish wear on the serrations of the mainspring housing. The screwheads range from sharp to lightly tool marked with strong slots.The markings are clear. Overall, this pistol is in Fine condition.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The slide to frame fit is snug. We did not fire this firearm. As with all used firearms, it may need a thorough cleaning to meet your maintenance standards.

Box Paperwork and Accessories: Included is a single 7-round magazine, its factory box, owner’s manual,

Our Assessment: The Colt MK IV Series ’80 Gold Cup National Match .45 ACP 5″ 1911 Pistol from 1991 represents a pinnacle of craftsmanship and accuracy in the 1911 platform. Bearing the prestigious Gold Cup National Match designation, this pistol is designed specifically for competitive shooting, offering exceptional accuracy and reliability. The 5-inch barrel provides a balance of maneuverability and sight radius, allowing shooters to achieve precise shot placement even under demanding conditions.

Built on Colt’s renowned Series ’80 platform, this pistol features enhancements such as an extended beavertail grip safety and an adjustable target trigger, enabling shooters to tailor the firearm to their preferences for improved ergonomics and trigger control. The .45 ACP chambering delivers ample stopping power, making it suitable for both competition and self-defense applications. With its timeless design and proven performance, the Colt MK IV Series ’80 Gold Cup National Match remains a favorite among discerning shooters and collectors alike.Please see our photos and good luck! – C.J.

Colt MK IV Series ’80 Gold Cup National Match .45 ACP 5" 1911 Pistol 1991
Colt MK IV Series ’80 Gold Cup National Match .45 ACP 5″ 1911 Pistol 1991