SOLD FOR: $3151
Model: Gold Cup Trophy Lite, O5072GCL
Serial Number: GV024350
Year of Manufacture: Ca. 2012-2021
Action Type: Single Action Semi-Automatic Pistol Fed by Detachable Magazine
Markings: The right side of the slide is marked ”COLT GOVERNMENT 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. / GV024350”. The barrel is marked “-COLT 9MM LUGER NM-“.
Barrel Length: 5”
Sights / Optics: The front sight is a blade with a red fiber-optic insert dovetailed to the front of the slide. The rear sight is a Colt branded Bo-Mar-Style square notch adjustable for windage and elevation in a base dovetailed to the rear of the slide. The top of the slide has a matte finish for glare reduction.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are two-piece smooth faux-ivory with silver Colt medallions. There are a few light handling marks. There are no chips or cracks. Overall, the grips are in Excellent condition.
Type of Finish: Stainless Steel
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 98% of its metal finish. There are a few faint marks on the right side of the frame behind the grip at the top. There is minor operational wear. Otherwise, there are only light handling marks. The screw heads are sharp. The markings are clear. Overall, this pistol is in Excellent condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The slide to frame fit is tight. The trigger is crisp. This pistol does not have a firing pin block safety. 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 included with a blue serial matching case, 9-round magazine, cable lock, and paperwork including the manual.
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 and adjustable trigger, this pistol features stainless steel construction, a skeletonized hammer, beavertail grip safety, under-cut trigger guard, and this one is fitted with sharp faux ivory grips. This example appears to have spent more time in its included box than out, it still has the factory inventory tag on the trigger guard! This pistol is ready to hit the range, add to your 1911 collection, or both. Please see our photos and good luck!