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  1. Colt 1911 MKIV S70 - 1973 Slide / Frame Configuration?

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    Any insights/observations regarding my most recent acquisition - 1973 Colt 1911 Government Model Series 70? The slide and frame appear to be two different materials. I was just curious to know what the experts thought about this particular firearm. Thank you in advance.
  2. Original? Value? Colt Government Model C124XXX 1920

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    Hello Gents, I purchased this Colt government model about a year ago and I have been unsuccessfully doing my research since to confirm its originality. First thing I did was look up the serial number C124XXX through colt’s website it says that it was made in 1920 as one of 5000 they produced...
  3. New 1911 questions

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    Hello all, I just purchased a used 1911 series 80 government mkiv in stainless steel SN SS042XX. It came with both wood and pachmayr rubber grips and also 2 mags no box. Can someone help me with manufacture date and tell me if I paid too much? I paid 450 OTD pictures added
  4. How much is my 1911 worth

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    I have a colt mkiv series 80 government model (D&L SPORTS CUSTOM COMBAT) .45 chrome finish with brown checkered grips I cant seem to find the price for this anywhere. does anyone have an idea how much this is?
  5. Sid Caesar's Government Model 45 automatic

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    Any information or comments on this gun are welcome. It's a pearl grip, nickel finish, .45 automatic, with a .22 slide. This was purchased recently in an auction along with a Berretta 9MM 92FS DA, and springfield-stevens .22 rifle, and a browning 12 gauge that were all owned by Sid Caesar...
  6. 1955 Engraved Commercial M1911 Government model

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    1955 Colt Commerical Government Model Looking for opinions on this one please. Could this be "not original" to the gun Colt factory engraving? Please no slamming if it is not, as I really like this gun. What are these grips? I have a letter on this one. Shipped to Kentucky in 1955. Does this...
  7. Recent Find: 1922 Government Model

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    New to the community here, so I thought I'd post a recent find. This 1922 Government Model incorporates post WWI commercial pistol changes, most of which were ultimately adopted by the military M1911A1 "Transitional" models in 1924 starting at S/N 700000. To the best of my knowledge, the...
  8. WTS: 1976 Colt 1911 Series 70 MK4 Government Model (Bright Nickel -FACTORY)

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    Hello, Looking to sell my Colt 1911 Government Model. I'd rate it at 90%. It has custom Colt Logo rosewood grips. I just did a complete tare down of the gun. When it was broken down, I installed the Wolff Springs service pack (I have the original springs too.) I'm looking to get $1,350 + $52...
  9. 1927 Colt Government Model - Question about trigger clearance cuts

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    This 1927 Colt Government Model is in a 1911A1 configuration. It has a trigger clearance cut on the right side but not on the left side (see pics). Is that normal for this era pistol?
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