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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. Just picked up my Colt series 70 "Re Issue" O1970A1CS

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    Hello this is my first post on the Colt forum and this is my first Colt firearm for that matter. About a month ago I walked into my LGS and saw a brand new Colt O1970A1CS. I was looking for one quite a while and knew when I saw it that it would not be sitting on the shelf for long. After I gave...
  3. Looking for....Pre 80 series Colt Commander in Nickel finish, in any Caliber.

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    Im Reeeeaaaallly trying to find one of these sweet things. please point me in the right direction, or sell me one... Thanks :)
  4. a little ID help here

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    Hey folks, I am looking at trading for a semi auto Colt. The left side of the slide is stamped "Colt's MKIV/Series, 70 Gold Cup National Match, .45 Automatic caliber" with the serial number "16263N70" on the right side of the frame. Haven't called Colt service about it yet cuz they aint open...
  5. lots of questions on saved Colt mk iv series 70

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    Have lots of questions on a Colt MK IV series 70 I got in a trade (saved it really from an incompetent owner :bang_wall:). The finish looks to be a satin, I think a nickel finish maybe? But there is lots of spots and markings on it. Is there a way to clean those up or am I SOL in this case. I am...
  6. Colt .45 Auto Series 80 Transition Model Info Wanted

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    ***EDIT Photos added in new reply*** Hey Everyone, I was hoping that you guys could help me figure out everything that I need to know about my gun (or that can be known). I purchased a Colt .45 Series 80 as my first gun last year without knowing too much about them (other than wanting a...
  7. WTB: Colt MarkIV/Series 70 National Match Slide

    Want to Buy
    Looking for a blue Colt MarkIV/Series 70 National Match .45 ACP Slide in either New-Old-Stock condition or like-new condition. Will consider slide/barrel/bushing. Will want to see pictures. Shipping will be to Maine. Thanks.
  8. Anyone know about the Colt 1911 San Diego Poilce Model

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    Hello, I am looking for some info on the Colt 1911 San Diego Police Series 70 with Gold Leafing. I have searched near and far and cannot seem to find any information. I have a gentlement trying to trade me for it and I would like to know what its value is. Also is this a gun I should fire if...
  9. Different slide markings on Series 70?

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    I bought a Series 70 S/N 70B2xxxx in the 80's and had it tricked out at that time. That's the top slide. The bottom slide is my carry slide, but I also wanted to play with some different sights so bought a slide from another forum. The top and bottom slides have the same markings but in a...
  10. Colt Mk IV Series 70 Gold Cup National Match

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    Just picked up a Colt Mark IV Series 70 Gold Cup National Match. It did not come with any documentation. The Serial Number is: 70N09456 I was able to find a serial number decoder on the net that narrowed the date of manufacture down to 1973-74. They started the 70N serial number designation in...
  11. New Member - Need Info - Colt Mark IV Series 70 Gold Cup National Match

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    Just picked up a Colt Mark IV Series 70 Gold Cup National Match. It did not come with any documentation. The Serial Number is: 70N09456 I was able to find a serial number decoder on the net that narrowed the date of manufacture down to 1973-74. They started the 70N serial number designation in...
  12. WTS-Gold Cup NM Mark IV Series 70 - 1974 LNIB **PLEASE DELETE - AT AUCTION **

    Want to Sell
    Hello, I am new to this forum. I am a private collector using my Father's estate collection to buy and sell as a hobby. I have been using GunBroker for many older S&W's I inherited from Dad. I have a NIB 1974 GC National Match, original serialized box, papers, hang tag, etc., that has probably...
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