walter,for a friend who has a government issue Colt 1911 with a S/N of 805879 on the frame . how can i tell if it is a parts gun ? Can't find any S/N on the slide ,or barrel .I don't the places that were stamped or places to look can anyone help and also give a relative price for the gun.
I don't have any pictures will try to get some Monday, what areas do i need to photo.
No Serial Number under the Firing Pin Stop? The barrel should not have a serial number.
Pictures, in natural light, of both sides and close-ups of all markings and roll stamps (including the barrel).