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Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 08-27-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,887
Posted By coltfortyfive
Congratulations on your new collectible and for...

Congratulations on your new collectible and for having such a good friend!

coltfortyfive
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 08-25-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,216
Posted By coltfortyfive
I agree it's a real beauty!

I agree it's a real beauty!
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 08-25-2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 907
Posted By coltfortyfive
Quite interesting, on the right side of the frame...

Quite interesting, on the right side of the frame are visible two inspection marks: "Birmnghm England"
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 08-24-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,022
Posted By coltfortyfive
Colt 1911A1 manufactured in 1942 not 1944 (sorry for the misprinting)

I enclose some pictures of the gun,hope the photos will help us to find an answer.
Thanks a lot to every one.

coltfortyfive
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 08-24-2015, 01:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,022
Posted By coltfortyfive
When, where and also why they might have stamped the correct barrel with the pistol #

Thanks "dsk", I'd be still interested to hear also other people's opinion, especially when, where and also why they might have stamped the correct barrelwith the pistol #


coltfortyfive
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Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 08-23-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,619
Posted By coltfortyfive
You're not the only one, more that 15 years ago I...

You're not the only one, more that 15 years ago I was lucky enough to find and extreeeeeeeemely beautiful COLT 1911A1, and a bit later I found two absolutely beautiful REMINGTON RANDs.
I sold them...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 08-23-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By coltfortyfive
I agree with the above, for that money you...

I agree with the above, for that money you probably can get somethig more correct.
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 08-23-2015, 04:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,022
Posted By coltfortyfive
Colt 1911A1

During the last few months I've been looking for a good 1911 or a 1911A1, and recently I've seen quite a nice one dated 1944, but the only thing that does not convince me is that the original...
Forum: Site Questions & Suggestions 08-07-2015, 01:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,664
Posted By coltfortyfive
[/I] You're probably right, but I...

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You're probably right, but I can't really see why anybody should get disrespecful towards somebody else, I mean we are all 1911 enthusiasts, so everyone shoud bring his own experience and...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 08-07-2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,125
Posted By coltfortyfive
Colt Commercial/Miltary mod 1911A1 dated 1943

I wonder if anybody knows something more specific about the 6,500 commercial government pistols that in 1942/1943 were converted into "military" ones; I've found one in great conditions but...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 08-04-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,206
Posted By coltfortyfive
Congratulations on your ITHACA It's really...

Congratulations on your ITHACA
It's really gorgeous.
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 08-02-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 900
Posted By coltfortyfive
Beautiful gun frame made by ITHACA in 1945 and...

Beautiful gun frame made by ITHACA in 1945 and gorgeous detailed pictures, I wouldn't be sure about the Ordnance Dept stamp being filled in at all, nice arsenal rework.
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 08-02-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,992
Posted By coltfortyfive
Congratulations on your Remington Rand pistols,...

Congratulations on your Remington Rand pistols, all very nice.

Recently I've found also a couple of "arsenal reworks" they're a lot cheaper than original RR not to mention to original Colts, but...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 08-02-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 23
Dsk
Views: 1,683
Posted By coltfortyfive
I take parts in several other forums related to...

I take parts in several other forums related to the guns that I collect and prefer (Luger, 1911 and Glock).
I like forums where one can participate and most of all learn.
This forum is one of them.
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 08-02-2015, 02:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,578
Posted By coltfortyfive
Congratulations on your gun, even if it's not a...

Congratulations on your gun, even if it's not a collectible it's always really a nice firearm.
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 08-01-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,578
Posted By coltfortyfive
As I thought that gun was a 1945 Colt production...

As I thought that gun was a 1945 Colt production nicely re-blued.
After a proper examiation together with the gunshop owner he admitted that I was "probably right".
Never mind I'm already looking...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 07-31-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,578
Posted By coltfortyfive
I bet something similar happened to that gun, I...

I bet something similar happened to that gun, I don't seem to remember it had a s/n between 717282 and 721977 :scratch:
Tomorrow I'll go back to that gunshop, since the owner was braggin it as an...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 07-31-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,578
Posted By coltfortyfive
The temper line is very visible. I was...

The temper line is very visible.
I was convinced that when refinished the temper line disappeared when blued.
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 07-31-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,578
Posted By coltfortyfive
No I've not noticed, because at the time I was...

No I've not noticed, because at the time I was presented with a 1911A1 instead of a WWI 1911 so many things probably went unnoticed, anyway the feed ramp should be in the white if the frame wasn't...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 07-31-2015, 01:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,578
Posted By coltfortyfive
Colt M1911A1 BLUED instead of being parkerized?

Yersterday afternoon I had my last temptation.
At the range somebody told me about a military 1911 for sale with a local gunshop, so after the range I called in to have a look at the gun.
All in...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 07-29-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,173
Posted By coltfortyfive
Chapeau, really a marvellous collection!

Chapeau, really a marvellous collection!
Forum: The Armed Citizen 07-09-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,317
Posted By coltfortyfive
You're right it is a real nightmare, but we are...

You're right it is a real nightmare, but we are not that far from that, unfortunately let's keep in mind that we carry only because of the right of self defence not because we live in a wartime...
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 07-07-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,218
Posted By coltfortyfive
Presentation drills plus some dry fire at home...

Presentation drills plus some dry fire at home don't cost.
Then go to the range at least once a week.
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 07-07-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,141
Posted By coltfortyfive
I would try to get some more saving and get a...

I would try to get some more saving and get a decent reliable gun.
Forum: Wilson Combat 06-14-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,281
Posted By coltfortyfive
I field strip when I get a new gun and lube it...

I field strip when I get a new gun and lube it properly, then I always clean and lube a gun when I'm back from the range.
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