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Old 10-25-2012, 16:04   #1
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OK Colt fans, is this a rare find?

Some idiot colored in the roll marks, but that can be removed. Someone that knows their Colt 1911 history, tell me if I found a winner or a junker. All serial numbers match up too.

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Old 10-25-2012, 16:35   #2
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Sweet,.......would be a HELL of a base for a build!
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Old 10-25-2012, 16:53   #3
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$950? Sounds like a nice price for an Original GI A1 with matching numbers... I wish i lived closer to the middle of america :(
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Old 10-25-2012, 16:54   #4
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It's a 1943 serial #.
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Old 10-25-2012, 17:05   #5
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Nice find! To bad no one on here would want it though with that mark on it.
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Old 10-25-2012, 17:09   #6
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I'd say the only ding" against it is that the grips have been replaced.

Other than that, it looks like a good find to me.

As far as the price goes, it seems like a lot of money, but heck a good condition M-1 carbine will set you back approx. $750.00 now days.

Ahhhh, for the days I used to buy those things for $75.00 with ammo thrown in as a "deal sweetener".
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Old 10-25-2012, 17:38   #7
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Sweet,.......would be a HELL of a base for a build!
BLASPHEMY !!!!!!!!!!! Keep it as is !!!

ETA: Except for the white lettering. LOL!

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Old 10-25-2012, 17:56   #8
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BLASPHEMY !!!!!!!!!!! Keep it as is !!!

ETA: Except for the white lettering. LOL!
Duh,........inside joke, OP knows.
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Old 10-25-2012, 18:16   #9
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Sweet,.......would be a HELL of a base for a build!
Hardchrome and golfballs!!!


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Old 10-25-2012, 18:20   #10
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I'll help you out just this one time. Send me a bill of lading and I'll buy it off you for what ever you think is fair. Subject to my wife's approval of course
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Old 10-25-2012, 18:20   #11
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Look great Joe

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Old 10-25-2012, 19:52   #12
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Removed, my response was not relevant.

Sorry.

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Hardchrome and golfballs!!!


Gold plated controls to finish it off...
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Old 10-25-2012, 21:09   #14
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How'd you guess?


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Old 10-25-2012, 23:09   #15
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I thought that M1911s of said vintages already sported the brown plastic grips?
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Old 10-26-2012, 00:45   #16
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Um, that would be a hell of a base for a sweet build.
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Old 10-26-2012, 01:45   #17
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Um, that would be a hell of a base for a sweet build.
Another vote to keep it as is. I'd replace the recoil spring ans shoot it alot though.
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Old 10-26-2012, 06:06   #18
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I thought that M1911s of said vintages already sported the brown plastic grips?
They did, but grips are easily changed.
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Old 10-26-2012, 07:40   #19
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I thought that M1911s of said vintages already sported the brown plastic grips?
They did, but if Joe is going to get some work done to it, it won't matter anyway.
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Old 10-26-2012, 08:19   #20
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That would be a great one to send to Ted and Jason, have it come back looking like this.




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