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Old 01-04-2020, 11:48 AM
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The Christmas Colt

This is the 3rd. of the under the tree guns. Colt wide ring grips,G barrel,CR mag.
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Old 01-04-2020, 11:55 AM
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More pics. Sorry guys, 3rd. pic is of a different gun.
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Old 01-04-2020, 12:17 PM
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very nice... congratulations!
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Old 01-04-2020, 12:17 PM
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Factory repair mark? Below the G on the frame looks like &. Clawson says this used as a Colt repair mark. Not sure if it is . Guys on here may know.
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Old 01-04-2020, 12:21 PM
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Very nice, in the one picture it shows a wide spur hammer and in another no wings? Thanks for sharing.
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Old 01-04-2020, 12:57 PM
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Nice catch. That pic was of a different gun. Sorry about that.
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Old 01-04-2020, 07:39 PM
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So who puts them under the tree? Is your wife a 1911 expert? You've always posted about the most significant 1911s around. Do you buy them and put them under the tree or does something else happen? I'm only asking because the idea of a wife that knows a ton about 1911s and buys accordingly is a very cool fantasy.
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Old 01-04-2020, 09:40 PM
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So who puts them under the tree? Is your wife a 1911 expert? You've always posted about the most significant 1911s around. Do you buy them and put them under the tree or does something else happen? I'm only asking because the idea of a wife that knows a ton about 1911s and buys accordingly is a very cool fantasy.
I buy them myself. The last 3 are from a private collector who lets very few people see his stuff. My wife is not 1911 expert. She does know how to handle a pistol though and can out shoot me. Good 1911 and 1911A1 pistols are hard to find up here in the Frozen Tundra. The local gun shows in a 100mi. radius almost never have nice 45s. I was lucky to find someone willing to part with a few. Thanks Rgold
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Old 01-06-2020, 12:56 AM
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I'm doing Christmas morning at your house next year.
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Old 01-09-2020, 11:58 AM
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Santa has been kind to you. Congrats on your pistols.
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Old 01-09-2020, 01:09 PM
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Factory repair mark? Below the G on the frame looks like &. Clawson says this used as a Colt repair mark. Not sure if it is . Guys on here may know.
I don't think so - a mil-issue Colt M1911A1 would never see the Colt works again. Any repairs would be done by a military entity.
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Old 01-15-2020, 10:27 AM
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I don't think so - a mil-issue Colt M1911A1 would never see the Colt works again. Any repairs would be done by a military entity.
That's a good point - could it be that it didn't past QC or proofing? Then maybe it goes back into the shop
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Old 01-15-2020, 11:46 AM
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I've seen this mark on revolvers. Thought maybe someone would know if it was ever used on 1911 or 1911 A1 pistols. I'm not even sure if it is a & mark. Could be something else.
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Old 01-15-2020, 07:33 PM
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I wouldn't worry about the extra mark, I have seen some examples that look like someone spilled a can of alphabet soup on top of the receiver. One interesting thing about this pistol is that it shows some signs of tightening around the hammer and thumb safety holes (right side of receiver.) I never looked for this until Johnny Peppers showed me a couple of examples and now I pay more attention to this area. Also, the sear pin has been installed backwards.
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Old 01-15-2020, 10:01 PM
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Thanks, I see what you are talking about.
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Old 01-16-2020, 01:10 AM
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Yours is about 8000 serial number apart from mine and near same kind of condition. By the way nice Colt!!
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Old 01-16-2020, 01:15 AM
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By the way I think your barrel should have an small F underside in front of lug.
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