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.45 ACP or .22 LR (training version) cal., 5 in. barrel, patterned after the Colt M-1911A1 except has pinned trigger, is without grip safety, has different sear mechanism, and distinctive pattern retracting grooves in slide, issued to the Argentine Military and Police (marked on slide), also sold commercially in Latin America, ser. no. stamped on hilt next to magazine floor plate, some also marked with property numbers. Approx. 90,000 - 110,000 mfg. 1937-1953. There is pricing information available for purchase for this model. This data is available in the following options:

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