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  1. Looking for a specific 1941 Colt 1911A1 Pistol

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    Mornin' All, a friend asked me to post up a request for a specific 1911A1 manufactured in 1941. The serial number is 743349. He recognizes that the pistol could have disappeared in any number of ways and said he had a better chance of winning the lottery twice in one week than having the pistol...
  2. D 44 on 1911A1

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    On this nice Ithaca 1911A1 you will see the marking D 44. Has anyone seen something like this before? Any ideas? A French Collector has Ithaca No. 1215536 with D 44 too. And there was No. 1251335. with D 44 offered at an auction in Germany. Peter
  3. WTS 1943 Colt M1911a1 US ARMY GHD Inspected WWII 1911

    Want to Sell
    Colt M1911A1, United States Government Army issue. Manufactured in 1943. Inspector stamp GHD. This is not a rebuild, it's original. Condition is fair, it has a good patina. There has been some rust and pitting on the slide mainly. Plastic grips are in very good condition with no cracks or...
  4. 1943 1911A1 Value Check

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    Inherited a 1943 1911A1 Colt 45. I know it's difficult with just pictures but a ballpark figure would be helpful. Thanks
  5. Fair price/value Dads 1933 1911A1 from Korea

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    I tried to locate a whats it worth post with no luck. Apologies for starting another thread if I missed the right place. Messed up the year in the title... it's a '53 I verify from the SN (and the receipt). I'm buying my dad's 1953 1911A1 and want to give him a fair price. The pistol is in...
  6. Mexican Navy Remington Rand 1911A1

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    Here is a Mexican Navy 1911A1 that I acquired about 25 years ago. A reliable source said that it probably went to Mexico with one of the destroyers we provided to them. The destroyers were a "turn key" sale with accessories included (inclusive of small arms). Less authoritatively, a story goes...
  7. Anyone know where I get an original style 1911A1 front sight?

    Internet Deals
    The circular kind.
  8. WTB: Colt 01911A1 WWII Reproduction & A semi-auto M16A1 clone.

    Want to Buy
    The handgun MUST have a "United States Property" mark. The rifle MUST NOT have any A2/A3/A4 parts. For use as shooters, NOT safe queens. Please be willing to trade. Face to face meeting only, in South Carolina.
  9. WTS: Brazil, GI style 1911A1, .38 Super, nice condition

    Want to Sell
    For Sale: Brazil, GI style 1911A1, .38 Super, nice condition. Buyer pays $25.00 shipping. 3 day non shooting return, less shipping costs. Asking $525.00 Questions: [email protected]
  10. WTS: Colt 1911 / 1924 transition pistol. SOLD

    Want to Sell
    SOLD----For Sale: Colt 1911 / 1924 transition pistol. This pistol has been reblued. This is one of 10,000 "transition" pistols that were manufactured in 1924. While still marked "1911", these pistols had the new improvements that would eventually cause the pistol to be renamed "1911A1". This is...
  11. 1911 Receiver Casting Project

    Colt-Smithing
    This is the Story, I'm currentlly working on a 1933 Colt 1911A1 restoration project and had to mill the slide due to holster ware, pitting and worn markings.
  12. OLD TIME CUSTOM JOB 1911a1

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    Hi Guys, For your review is my new (to me) Colt 1911a1. Picked it up last week from a private party in town, who also just picked it up himself so I don’t know much about this Colt and was hoping you good folks might fill in some blanks. Based on the Serial Number it’s a 1943, Slide is...
  13. 1929 .38 Super - not shot since 1963

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    I have a .38 Super that my father carried during the battle of Iwo Jima. To the best of my knowledge the gun was last shot in 1963, cleaned, oiled and packed away. I've had it checked out by 2 different sources –– a shop owner of 50 years and a dealer/trainer. The bore is bright and all...
  14. WTS:1911A1 O Frame Parts USGI, Commercial Pre Thru Post 70 Series & Accessories

    Want to Sell
    After 50 years, I have reluctantly had to close down my families gunshop since the passing of my father and am helping my mother in selling off materials. I am in the process of sorting out boxes of parts and have the following supply of USGI / WWII Vintage / OEM Colt factory new old stock...
  15. 1926 Transition, and 1911 from 1916: pictures added

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    I am being offered a transition model sn 7010xx. According to Clawson's book that number was in the 7 Feb 1924 shipment of 1000. Clawson also says that the 1911A1 designation was adopted in 1926. Am I correct to assume from those dates that sn 7010xx should be marked as a 1911, not a 1911A1? Or...
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