Colt Service Model Ace .22 LR. Made in 1978, serial number SM17823 features a 5-inch barrel. The flat-top slide sports a blade front sight and an adjustable rear sight. Additional features include a spur hammer with serrated spur, wide trigger with serrated face, arched mainspring housing and checkered walnut grips with Colt medallions. Finish is polished blue (flats) with satin over the curves. INCLUSIONS: One factory magazine, box with correct end label, manual, “Colt Companion” pamphlet, Colt/ Gun World Magazine promo, warning hang tag and “Congratulations” letter. The box itself is in good condition with some separations and voids. CONDITION: Clearly seldom fired (if at all) since leaving the Colt factory, the bore is pristine. Metal finish is approximately 98 percent, with faint rubbing on the left side( likely from the foam liner during transport). Grips are 100 percent. The price is firm and layaway is available. $2,250 plus shipping.