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I don't know if they are easier to find, the LGS had a plain one and this one. I was looking for one and was going to buy the plain one but this one looked so good, I couldn't resist. I don't know if the photos did it much justice, the slide was highly polished and finished in Colt Royal Blue. If ACCUSPORTS did this as Colt said they did it was a fantastic job. Anyway I was glad to acquire the little pistol and it will look good with the rest of my Colt family.
 

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to the best of my knowledge accusport only bought special made up colts and never made them up themselves.
not being privy to your conversation with colt I can only guess that they either gave you slightly mistaken information or possibly you misunderstood what they said.
accusport is a distributor that over the years has commissioned many special editions from colt. they have colt make up 500 or so in a certain way and they market them to dealers. examples, the elite 9 and 38 super elite gold cups were special editions that accusport had colt make up for them. as a matter of fact when I saw your pics and read accusport the first thing that came to my mind was that maybe it was marketed as a mustang elite or similar name.
 

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The dealer told me it was a special edition so I guess I did not understand what Colt told me or the lady didn't know. Anyway, she said it was a genuine Colt so I am assuming it was made up to Accusport specs by Colt. It was brand new in box and having another Colt makes me very happy as it was a super made up pistol.
 

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I have a 1911 based version like this. From what I've seen they do batches in #250 increments. Seen a few "1911" varieties done in runs of 500 and 750. I think I saw another run of 250.They are nice guns but from what I have seen they aren't too coveted by collectors.
 
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