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  1. Colt Semiauto Pistols
    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. Colt Semiauto Pistols
    Hi everyone a few years back I purchased an old Colt that some helpful members on the forum here helped sway me towards picking up. I love the history and have taken good care of it since then. Now I am toying with the idea of selling, and I want to find out as much as I can about it. I am far...
  3. Colt Semiauto Pistols
    I'm looking at buying this pistol but something seems fishy. It is listed as a ww2 colt the guy says the vet who braught it back wiped the markings on it. It is an A1 model and he says it's from 1944. The serial number comes up as colt 1914 on proof house. The frame does say united states...
  4. Colt Semiauto Pistols
    I have an old 1918 colt with the incorrect grips what sites do you recommend for me to find the WW1 grips or where I can possibly do a trade? thanks
  5. The Lounge
    I picked up a pair of "sweetheart" grips at a local estate auction. I don't know much about them, but the WWII story and the current condition got me bidding. Any info about these as well as a possible value would be much appreciated. Thank you in advance, John
  6. Colt Semiauto Pistols
    Hi friends, I posted this question in another forum and they recommended me to do it here, because this forum is specilized in Colts. I've just got an Ithaca M1911A1 .45 pistol, for what I've been able to find, it's a low series Ithaca made in 1943 (880,XXX), that makes it a WWII gun, I traded...
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