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    LOT 346
Desirable U.S. Air Force Issue Beretta M9 General Officers Model Semi-Automatic Pistol with GO Belt Rig - Serial no. 1466038, 9 mm para cal., 5 inch round bbl.,
  blue finish, walnut grips. The United States Armed Forces has a long history of presenting those within it’s ranks that reach Brigadier General. Originally it was a Colt Model 1903 which was then followed up by the Colt M15 General Officer’s Pistol in 1972. Following the retirement of the M15, Beretta’s famous M9 pistol stepped up to the plate offering a customized variation specifically for the General Officer’s program. This M9 is one of those desirable pistols made for an Airforce General Officer. The pistol has blade front and notch rear sights. The slide is marked on the left with “U.S. 9mm M9-BERETTA U.S.A.- 65490 (PB)” and “ASSY 9346487C”. The whole of the slide, barrel, and small parts feature a high polish blue finish. The contrasting matte blue frame is marked with the serial number on front left and a military QR code ahead of the takedown lever and “U.S. 9mm M9-BERETTA U.S.A.-65490” on the right. It is fitted with a set of walnut checkered grips with the Hap Arnold wings on the left and United States Air Force logo on the right. Included with the pistol is a Beretta hard case, tag from the Air Force Gunsmith Shop, military manual, General Officer’s belt, M12 holster, and double magazine pouch. CONDITION: Excellent plus, as issued by the United States Air Force. Retaining 99% plus original blue finish with limited handling marks and crisp grip checkering. Mechanically excellent. Belt and holster rig is excellent with limited storage and handling marks. Estimate: 5,000 - 8,000
LOT 347
Exceedingly Rare SIG Sauer M18 General Officer’s Semi-Automatic Pistol with Box and Extra Grip Modules - Serial no. GO5038, 9 mm para cal., 3 3/4 inch round bbl., Coyote Tan finish, polymer grips.
In 2017, SIG Sauer won the U.S. Military MHS trials.
These trials sought to find a replacement for the aging
stock of M9 pistols. SIG’s answer was the M17 and
M18 Pistols. The M18 is a variant of the P320 series
of modular pistols which make use of a serialized
“frame” inside of a grip module. The use of this system
allows for the pistol to be fit to any shooter’s hand.
This specific pistol is the General Officer’s model, the
rarest variation of the M18, which rarely sees the light of
day in the civilian market. The United States Armed Forces have a long standing tradition of presenting a special sidearm to members who reach the rank of Brigadier General. The distinction on the M18 General Officer’s model is the “GO” for General Officer serial number prefix. This pistol has the standard features of the standard M18 which finds itself in the holsters of the Marines, Air Force, and Navy, as well as having the aforementioned special serial number (GO5038). Included with the pistol is a small and large grip module, extra magazine, shipping box, and U.S Military manual.
CONDITION: Excellent, near new in box, as issued to a United States Armed Forces General Officer, retaining 99% plus original Coyote Tan finish on the slide with limited handing marks, and some wear marks on
the chamber. Grip module is excellent with limited handling marks and crisp grip texture. Mechanically excellent. This is a possibly once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to own a SIG Sauer M18 General Officer’s pistol. Estimate: 5,500 - 8,500

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