Deactivated Colt M1911A1 .45 ACP Pistol in excellent deactivated condition. 1931 Colt manufacture. This has been refinished (parkerised) and looks identical to US military issue. The 1911 type Pistol and its clones have been in service for over a century with various armies around the world. They are still being produced by over twenty manufacturers and the top of the line guns can cost thousands of pounds. It has served the US armed forces in every war, from the trenches of WWI, to the deserts of Iraq and is still the issue weapon of several US Special Forces units, like Delta and MEUSOC. It is quite simply a legend and its power and reliability are respected the world over. All deactivated weapons sold by D and B Militaria are deactivated in the United Kingdom and hold London or Birmingham proof marks and a certificate stating that the weapon has been deactivated correctly and is legal within the U.K.