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Doesn't look like a factory gun...someone chopped a Commander or full-size rail gun down...frame, butt and slide. Something is funky with the serial number...that has to be a pre-1968 gun but Colt didn't start putting rails on them until maybe within the last decade. I'm not even sure the serial number looks right to begin with.

I wonder why it's being sold...does the seller need money or just trying to pass off a piece that doesn't function well or maybe is even contraband.
 

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Looks to've been re-serial numbered, on top of being chopped.

There are better opportunities to spend money.
 

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This is posted twice. I think it may be a clone. In the Philippines they are common.
 

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Just got another pic. Aftef looking it up, I think it is a local copy
 

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So it is a 3 inch with the defender slide. Still haven’t saw anything like it. I’d guess it’s a custom build but possibly not. Sure has been carried a bunch.
 

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Here is a comparison. The horse is not even close.

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Yours is a MKIV series 80, this is a series 90 Defender. I do believe slide is original (with possible work?), the frame Is what’s so odd to me. DA Revolvers are my wheelhouse but I have had a few defenders and what not.

As Dogface said, I’d pass.
 

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The horse should be the same
 

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It also looks like it was recovered from a fire. Notice that besides all the finish damage, the fiber optic insert is missing from the front sight.
 

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It's apparently fairly common to see faked up Colt pistols in the Philippines.
Genuine Colt's draw very large prices so people cobble together "Colt"s" using the locally made Armscor 1911 pistols and sell them as real Colt's.

Most of these fakes or "replicas" are crudely done, but some are difficult to detect.
 

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The Colt factory markings on the frame look good but the serial number sure doesn't. If the frame is a fake they did a good job on the markings. My guess is a heavily modified newer Colt frame with rail that has had the S/N re-applied.
I would still stay away from it.
 
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