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Old 02-28-2020, 05:42 PM
Dan13 Dan13 is offline
Join Date: Sep 2019
Posts: 101
I "think" what they wanted was for ordinary Joes to get these, not dealers looking to make a buck. Many have criticized the CMP for selling "mixmasters" for premium prices. I keep my eyes open and for similar clean mixmasters I see them going for well over what the CMP is selling them for, even without the provenance of coming straight from the military and being the first civilian to own them. I have always wanted a government issue 1911 and was lucky to snag a very clean field grade 1913 version with a 1943 Remington Rand slide from the CMP for $950 and have not seen one as nice as mine for less than that on Gun Broker. I say good on them for getting these 1911 in civilian hands to enjoy for a reasonable price. I will bet in a few years with the political environment this will not be a possibility.
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