Colt Gold Cup Trophy 05870CS 1911 .45 ACP Semi-Automatic Pistol, MFD 2008

SOLD FOR: $1900

LSB#: 210722HE07

Make: Colt

Model: Gold Cup Trophy, 05870CS

Serial Number: GCT19803

Year of Manufacture: 2008 (

Caliber: .45 ACP

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

Markings: The right side of the slide is marked ”COLT GOLD CUP TROPHY MODEL”. The left side of the slide is marked “COLT GOLD CUP / -TROPHY-” and with a trophy cup. The right side of the frame is marked “COLT’S PT. F.A. MFG. CO. HARTFORD, CONN. U.S.A. / GCT19803”. The barrel is marked “-COLT 45 AUTO N.M.-“. The left of the trigger guard is marked with a “VP” proof and “A”. The right of the trigger guard is marked “6”.

Barrel Length: 5”

Sights / Optics: The front sight is a blade fixed to the front of the slide. The rear sight is a square notch adjustable for windage and elevation in a base pinned to the rear of the slide. The top of the base is marked “CHAMPION”. The top of the slide has a serrated rib for glare reduction.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The grip is a one-piece checkered black rubber wraparound grip with silver-colored Colt medallions. This grip has no notable wear or damage, only light handling marks. The checkering is sharp. There are no rips or tears. Overall, this grip is in Excellent condition.

Type of Finish: Blued

Finish Originality: Original

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

Overall Condition: This handgun retains about 97% of its metal finish. There is some faint thinning on the bottom of the slide forwards of the forend. There are a few little marks on the edges of the rib. The front sight has been touched up on the rear face. There is some light wear to the right edge of the frame above the trigger. The screw heads are sharp. The markings are clear. Overall, this pistol is in Fine Plus condition.

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

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: This pistol comes in a blue plastic Colt box with serial-matching label, an assortment of factory paperwork including manual, cable lock, and a single 7-round Colt magazine.

Our Assessment: The Gold Cup Trophy is a modern incarnation of the original Gold Cup National Match pistols. In addition to the original features of an adjustable target sight, adjustable trigger, and serrated-rib slide, this pistol was also made with a skeletonized hammer, beavertail grip safety and has rubber wraparound grips. In Fine Plus condition and in its original box, this pistol is ready to hit the range, add to your 1911 collection, or both. Please see our photos and good luck!

Colt Gold Cup Trophy 05870CS 1911 .45 ACP Semi-Automatic Pistol, MFD 2008
Colt Gold Cup Trophy 05870CS 1911 .45 ACP Semi-Automatic Pistol, MFD 2008