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  1. AJ Savage 1911 RIA Opinion/Value

    Colt Semiauto Pistols
    Picked this up at a gun show as one of those guns you see and just can't pass up. 1960's RIA rework. AJ Savage Slide, Colt frame 1919, SN 594353. As unfired as they come, fully Blued barrel has no signs of a round being even loaded. 50 years of handling has left a few signs as the slide has been...
  2. Colt M1911 Military Pistol marked N.R.A.

    Colt Semiauto Pistols
    Hi, I am new to this forum. I have a Colt M1911 that belonged to my father who was in the military. It is stamped N.R.A. Hartford, CT United States Property. I have been doing some research, but have not been able to come up with a lot. That's why I'm here. If you have any information on the...
  3. WW1 COLT need help with

    Colt Semiauto Pistols
    new to the forum so thanks in advance for the help. I just pickup a M1911 colt the Serial number starts with 554xxx all the research i have done comes up with 2 different dates 1918 or 1913. The frame has "united states property" above the seriel number and the seriel number has No before it...
  4. WTB: 1912 M1911 H Serif Barrel & Type I Exposed Base Magazine

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    I am looking for two 1912 M1911 items: Colt Barrel - Horizontal "H" with serifs marked on barrel hood which was used on pistols in the 400 to 7500 serial number range Link to a pistol with the correct barrel: Colt Pistols and Revolvers for Firearms Collectors - Model of 1911 U.S. Army .45 ACP...
  5. Please help me identify my 1911

    Colt Semiauto Pistols
    Hello everyone. I'll be honest my knowledge on 1911's is limited and I could use your help identifying what exactly I have. This 1911 came for a locked up gun chest my grandfather had stored away. I know it's in need of a good cleaning, but I wanted to grab some photos before I proceeded. I...
  6. New Colt M1911 Rail Gun USMC models are being made under a military contract

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    Well i dont now if you guys have been lookin' around the web on colt new lately but Colt has a new $22.5 million contract with the military to supply M1911 rail guns for the Marines. not every Marine, but enough for over 10,000 Marines as of now. I actually found out at the factory because my...
  7. Hello from Nebraska

    New Members Introduction
    Hello! I am a classical pianist with a variety of hobbies. In the summer I fly gas powered R/C aircraft in aerobatics competitions around the Midwest. I shoot in IDPA and USPSA competitions and am an M1911 (and Colt) zealot. :D I am beginning to acquire a keen interest in collecting guns from...