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Old 11-27-2012, 12:22   #1
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new find

i found an unfired colt government for 800 your thoughts on price.
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Old 11-27-2012, 13:51   #2
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Which model?
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Old 11-27-2012, 15:11   #3
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the boy told me 1991 model, sorry i am dumb on colt .
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Old 11-27-2012, 15:19   #4
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hey bac, if u go to 1911forum.com go to colt at the top hit picture thread it is #9.
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Old 11-27-2012, 15:21   #5
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1991s with the huge ugly rollmark go for a good bit less than that in my book. Doesn't sound like a good deal.
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Old 11-27-2012, 15:36   #6
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Not a steal but not too bad in my book.
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Old 11-27-2012, 16:59   #7
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Going rate for 1991 series 80 pistols is 550-600 bucks, depending on condition.
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Old 11-27-2012, 17:07   #8
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hey bac, if u go to 1911forum.com go to colt at the top hit picture thread it is #9.
Okay, there are two 1991 models:

A. M1991A1 - this is the el cheapo version that came out back in the late 1980s/early 1990s.

B. Current Series 80 models are called M1991.

The picture in the thread shows the B version. I can buy this exact model for $850 NIB.
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Old 11-29-2012, 20:06   #9
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the boy told me 1991 model, sorry i am dumb on colt .
Perhaps you should do a little studying on 1911's because many people, myself included, do not care for a series 80 with the firing pin block.
There are plenty of series 70's available so you need to figure out which you would prefer before you spend your money.
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Old 12-06-2012, 11:27   #10
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i found an unfired colt government for 800 your thoughts on price.
That's about retail. LGS or private sale?
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Old 12-06-2012, 11:47   #11
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The 1991 is a pooch,.......I would pass on any price over $600
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Old 12-06-2012, 14:42   #12
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To put it gently

If you want a 1911 as a shooter you can do a lot better for that money.

If you want a "Colt" because it's a "Colt" that isn't the model to spend that money on.
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