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Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 08-02-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By filson
According to Meadows, January 1945. I'd sure...

According to Meadows, January 1945. I'd sure inspect the pistols finish carefully. The grips exhibit use, wear not indicative of the pistols finish.
The Ordnance Acceptance mark doesn't show any...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 08-01-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 895
Posted By filson
Given the length of the list and the wide range...

Given the length of the list and the wide range of goods and services, I don't think I can completely avoid dealing with all the offending companies. I reviewed the list and found a dozen or so...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 08-01-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,037
Posted By filson
Thank you. Your pictures and narrative are...

Thank you. Your pictures and narrative are excellent. I understand now.
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 07-31-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,037
Posted By filson
stan2 You outdid yourself...again. Thank you

stan2
You outdid yourself...again. Thank you
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 07-30-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,122
Posted By filson
kxk Greatly appreciated. The JSB you show is...

kxk
Greatly appreciated. The JSB you show is stunning. Thank you.
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 07-30-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,037
Posted By filson
OK stan2. Please explain to me the difference...

OK stan2. Please explain to me the difference 1912 vs1916 barrel and why is a 1916 Colt barrel very rare?
Thanks in advance
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 07-29-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,122
Posted By filson
No kidding? Less than two dozen. Go figure!

No kidding? Less than two dozen. Go figure!
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 07-28-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,122
Posted By filson
I've never heard solid estimates on how many JSBs...

I've never heard solid estimates on how many JSBs 1911A1s were released. I've seen estimates ranging from several hundred to several thousand.
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 07-28-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 896
Posted By filson
Good eye Mlin. Yes, you are correct about the...

Good eye Mlin. Yes, you are correct about the front sight
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 07-28-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 896
Posted By filson
Couple points and I may be off base. In addition...

Couple points and I may be off base. In addition to Mlin's comments, I think the slide may be from a 1945 Colt given the "skinny horse". Also, the Colt verified proof (VP) mark appears finished vs...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 07-28-2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,122
Posted By filson
JSB Colt

For sale on Gunbroker. I've never seen a real one. Perhaps the experts would comment about the authenticity.
www.gunbroker.com/item/875242240
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 07-21-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 910
Posted By filson
stan2 You outdid yourself. As usual, great...

stan2
You outdid yourself. As usual, great examples of things not normally seen.
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 07-18-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 970
Posted By filson
I love these conversations. It's how folks learn...

I love these conversations. It's how folks learn "stuff" and become more proficient in the craft.
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 07-18-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 910
Posted By filson
good stuff 1saxman.

good stuff 1saxman.
Forum: Colt 07-15-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,365
Posted By filson
1952 Colt Government. Exquisite roll marks and...

1952 Colt Government. Exquisite roll marks and Pony. And the "flats" blueing ain't all bad either
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 07-14-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 910
Posted By filson
SonnyAK I wouldn't get too concerned about the...

SonnyAK
I wouldn't get too concerned about the magazine. I own a Colt Commercial/Military too, #863532. and mine came with an unmarked Colt magazine.
If you want to compare the two, you can use...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 07-14-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 970
Posted By filson
It's a pretty thing. Personally, I think it's...

It's a pretty thing. Personally, I think it's been refinished, but the quality of the work and the correctness of the pistol is such that it is one of the better arsenal reworks I've seen.
The box...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 07-13-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 910
Posted By filson
i believe the magazine is a post WWII, late 40s...

i believe the magazine is a post WWII, late 40s to the late 50s, characterized by the decimal in front and no period at the end of:
.45 AUTO
The selling price was pretty darned good. I own one so...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 07-12-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 910
Posted By filson
Colt commercial/military

Good looking pistol
www.gunbroker.com/item/871918421
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 07-12-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,660
Posted By filson
I debated about the hard chrome. I went to his...

I debated about the hard chrome. I went to his workshop and looked (admired) some of his work. The hard chrome examples were very well done. In the end, I went with my comfort level. A more OEM...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 07-12-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,660
Posted By filson
Two alloy frame pistols, recently refinished...

Two alloy frame pistols, recently refinished (cerakote), no import marks, new springs, magazine disconnect, so forth by Bob Cogan, Newville, Alabama. Bob's a well known and respected gunsmith who...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 07-11-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By filson
I've read, somewhere on this forum, that three...

I've read, somewhere on this forum, that three serial numbers, barrel, slide and frame are peculiar to FN European pistols. Perhaps someone can clarify.
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 07-10-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 618
Posted By filson
vette Is it possible that you can show the link...

vette
Is it possible that you can show the link to your phosphate type 2 RR?
Thanks in advance.
filson
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 07-10-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By filson
I can't make them out clearly. What do the...

I can't make them out clearly. What do the electro pencil marks on the barrel and slide signify?
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 07-10-2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,728
Posted By filson
Shooter5 My legitimacy and authenticity comment...

Shooter5
My legitimacy and authenticity comment was in response to the above observation. A rebuild is a rebuild is a rebuild regardless by whom or where the work was performed.
CMP prints a...
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