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Ran across some pictures of an interesting 1911. It was U.S. Property stamped. Slide retains the Colt markings. Original serial number has been replaced with a new number. Would appreciate some input about the serial number and opinion of the pistol.Colt Model 1855 Side Hammer “Root” Pocket Revolver. Colt Models 1 and 1A Serial #1-384. Colt Model 2 Serial #476-25000. Colt Model 3 Serial #25001-30000. Colt Model 3A and 4 Serial #1-2400. Colt Model 5 Serial #2401-8000. Colt Model 5A Serial #2401-8000. Colt Model 6 and 6A Serial #8001-11074.Hi all I acquired one of the recent issue 1911 A1s through CMP (1943 Rem. Rand, US Army issue). As we all are very much aware, these firearms have great historical significance. I am wondering, is there a way, using the serial #, to trace its history?Also Colt's serial numbers in this range were italicized (i.e. 1234567) while everyone else used block numbers, (i.e 1234567). Avoid the temptation to replace everything on your brand-new 1911 just to make it "better".Colt 1911 serial number question Handguns: The Semi-automatic Forum The Firing Line Forums > Hogan's ... Serial number is nonsense, not used by Colt, certainly not pre 1920. Old slide on an aftermarket frame or somebody's dumb idea of a "commemorative" for an unpopular government agency.The result was the Colt Model 1911 in 45 ACP (Automatic Colt Pistol), the most widely recognized and copied pistol in the world. ... PISTOL MODEL 1911A1 WITH COLT SLIDE AND AP INTERNATIONAL FRAME SERIAL NUMBER AP1950379 Colt`s Patented Firearm company entered into an arrangement with the firearms designer John M. Browning in the late 1800`s for ...Two crown jewels from the 1911 Centennial Exhibit, the Early Colt M1911 Semi-Automatic Pistol (Serial Number 4) and the Lifeboat Colt M1911 Semi-Automatic Pi...Step 1: Go to Colt's Manufacturing LLC. Step 2: Hover the mouse to “Customer Service”. Step 3: Click “Serial Number Lookup”. Once you get to that page, enter all the characters and the numbers on your firearms into the search field. Next, you need to hit search to see the result.Colt M-1911 .45 ACP Commercial Production Dates The serial number listed by the year, is the first number manufactured for that year. The numbers are consecutive until the start serial number of the next year, unless otherwise specified. Make: Colt Model: 1911 Serial Number: ... Our Assessment: The Colt 1911 and 1911-A1 pistols served the military of the United States from 1911 to 1985, through 2 World Wars and the Korean and Vietnam wars. They gained a reputation as a reliable handgun with plenty of stopping power, and are held in high regard by those who have used them. ...1968 manufacture. I've had a pre-70s Gold Cup since 1989 or so, buying it in fairly used condition for $600 at that time. The date of manufacture of this gun was 1968, based on the serial number. I had it modified with a Wilson hammer and beavertail, a Smith and Alexander magwell, Zebrawood grips and re-bluing.COLT SINGLE ACTION REVOLVER - Serial Number 66724, circa 1881. 7½" barrel in .45 caliber. Ivory - Available at 2007 Dallas, TX - Harrisburg...Colt Serial Number Master Thread. 04-09-2022, 02:28 PM. Gents, After talking to Fogtripper he has no interest in keeping up with his original colt serial number thread. He said I could take it over so I figured I would start a new one so I could edit the original post and keep up with new additions. So, here it is.Colt's Manufacturing Company - firearms, handguns, pistols, rifles, revolvers.Manufacturer: Colt Model: 1911 Serial Number: 1648 Caliber Info: 45ACP Condition: LNIB . See all listings by Shooters Exchange Print this listing. Click Photo to Enlarge. Guns International #: 100721077 Seller's Inventory #: 70216-1 Category - Colt Pistols - 1911 - Colt Pistols - Commemorative.The old Interarms "Silver Cups" used Essex receivers. The early Essex frames were pretty bad. The early 1911 frames made by companies like Essex, Crown City, and Vega were made of castings simply to make them cheaper, and they usually had problems like slumped areas and areas that failed to fill out properly.1970. 332650C - 336169C. Year Approximate Serial Number Range 1912 C1 - C1900 1913 C1900 - C5400 1914 C5400 - C16600 1915 C16600 - C27600 1916 C27600 - C75000 …The result was the Colt Model 1911 in 45 ACP (Automatic Colt Pistol), the most widely recognized and copied pistol in the world. ... PISTOL MODEL 1911A1 WITH COLT SLIDE AND AP INTERNATIONAL FRAME SERIAL NUMBER AP1950379 Colt`s Patented Firearm company entered into an arrangement with the firearms designer John M. Browning in the late 1800`s for ...The Colt 1911 was made in the .455 Webley for the British Government starting around 1915 through about 1918. Interestingly enough, some of the magazine floorplates were actually marked .455 Eley. Most military issued pistols will have a serial number beginning with a W (it is suspected this W stands for Webley).But wait; it wasn't just any Colt 1911. David compared his Walther made .22 Colt 1911 to the Service Model Ace during his range session. ... Reecy's pistol has a two-line Colt address with patent numbers on the left side of the slide with the Rampant Colt logo at the end of the markings. The right side of the slide is marked, "Colt ...COLT M1991A1 pistol PRICE AND HISTORICAL VALUE. $950.00 - New Old Stock .45 ACP M1991A1 COLT 1991A1 COMPACT MODEL 45CAL 1911 MUST SEE CONDITION! $618.13 - Used PENNY! COLT -SERIES 80- M1991A1 GOVERNMENT MODEL, .45 ACP, 5" BARREL! -1992 5 INCH " BARREL. $671.00 - Used COLT M1991A1 COMMANDER - .45 ACP MFG 1999 1911 W/ CASE + MORE!It has the CJXX serial number like my M1991A1 45 had, but the slide is roll marked on the left side: Commander; on the right: .38 Super. The finish was the same as the M1991A1, which I'm sure this pistol is. This Colt was a cream puff and probably didn't have 50 rounds through it. Some paperwork no box. Its actually a Combat Commander IMO.This can be a most difficult question to answer. First, identifying a Colt revolver can be frustrating because beginning in 1840 Colt always started each new model at serial number "1", and progressed upward until the model was discontinued, OR until the mid-1960's when the serial number system changed to meet Federal law.The serial number appears only in one place, on the right side of the frame as others have indicated. If it is no longer there, for whatever the reason, the gun is not legal to possess. Ps, 1550vt, My pre-war National Match Colt (1935) did have the serial number stamped on the slide beaneath the firing pin stop.Colt .38 Super Serial Number. THANK YOU FOR SUCH A QUICK REPLY. THE SERIAL NUMBER IS 23l-LW, NOT 231 -LW.ALSO I TRIED TO SEND A PICTURE BUT WITH OUT LUCK. THANKS AGAIN,MOUNTAINMAN. 7th August 2009, 02:02 #5. Spyros.Conversely it's common for people to look up the serial number on a post-war, pre-'70 Colt and omit the -C entirely, since it's shaped like a half-square and doesn't even look like part of the serial number. That's how you get guys all excited thinking their 1911 was made in 1918.The 1911 is commonly used for concealed carry thanks in part to a single-stack magazine (which makes for a thinner pistol that is, therefore, easier to conceal), personal defense, target shooting, and competition as well as collections. ... This gun was made in 1972. I have ordered a Colt Letter. The serial number appears to be 1972 from the ...The original "El" series guns were made by Colt for Lew Horton starting in about 1990 and going through 2001, maybe later. The numbers of a particular gun produced varied. Only 10 El General 5 star Deluxe were made while 750 El Coronel were made, according to the Blue Book.Remington Rand: A Circle of Life Story. The Remington Rand 1911 was an integral part of the U.S. war effort. (Photo: Paul Peterson/Guns.com) Remington Rand was formed in 1927 – missing the ...I have an odd duck Sp1 with a larger serial number than the two guys that wrote the 'Collectors Guide to the Colt AR-15 SP1 Sporter Rifle' have seen. SP1's were supposedly built from 1964 to 1984. ... Colt AR-15 Sporter SP1 rifle owner since 1971 Colt 1911 Government Model Series 80 .45 pistol owner since 1984 Colt M4 Carbine owner since 2011 ...1911 National Match Pistols Production Numbers and Notes 1955-1968. Note 1:SA stopped stamping the last 4 digits of the serial number on the right side of the slide in 1962, but starting in 1963 or 1964, they stamped the last 4 digit of the frame serial number on the slide under the firing pin stop.They are stamped, two on top of the firing pin ...My Colt's serial number booklet indicates 1918 manufacture. The ranges for these numbers are broken down like this for 1918: (start of the year with) Colt USMC Contract - 216987 up to serial number 217386. Colt (Army) Contract - 217387 up to serial number 232000. Colt (Navy) Contract - 232001 up to serial number 233600.1911 Manufacturers. USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s ... It says Conversion Unit Colt Automatic Cal 22 LR on the left side of the slide with the prancing Colt and Colt Mfg Co Hartford Ct USA on the right side. It's not in a box, looks to be in very good condition, no serial number that I can see, but does have a U on the left side ...The first Colt I saw with the replacement receiver with R suffix was also a 1911 serial number, and did not have the C prefix. It came into a Mississippi show in totally brown condition, but this was before any of the books on the 1911/1911A1/GM Colt had been published. Didn't know what it was at the time.The Colt Government Model 1911 is referred to by many as "the world's greatest handgun". Colt introduced this model in 1970 as a newer version of the Model 1911A1. The major changes were a slightly heavier slide and a slotted collet barrel bushing. From 1970 to 1976 the serial numbers had a prefix of "70G", from 1976 to 1980 they had a suffix ... The Colt 1911 was made in the .455 Webley for the British Government starting around 1915 through about 1918. Interestingly enough, some of the magazine floorplates were actually marked .455 Eley. Most military issued pistols will have a serial number beginning with a W (it is suspected this W stands for Webley).Apr 21, 2005 · Save. dakota1911 · #11 · Aug 22, 2010. Option 1: You call Colt on their 800 number and ask when it was made. Option 2: A massive amount of research. Gunbroker sales often list serial numbers. Start your own database and in a few years you will be a master. NRA Life Member. Colt Model 1911 Dates of Production. Dates of Production by Model and Serial Number. for. Model 1911, .45 ACP. Year. Serial Number Range. Manufacturer. Number Produced. 1912.Sold Item; COLT MODEL 1911 - .45 ACP MFG 1918 US PROPERTY EAGLE HEAD M1911 C 5 INCH " BARREL Sold Location: Reno, NV 89502 Sold Date: 10/9/2023 12:00:00 AM.45 ACP RARE COLT 1911 45 MASTER ENGRAVED D COVERAGE MADE 1918 WWI USGI C&R 5 INCH " BARREL Sold Location: Bradford, PA 167011911 Magazine Identification. Every once in a while a member posts a message wanting to know who made their magazines. This thread is intended to be an all inclusive list of the various codes and identifying marks used on 1911 magazines. Please feel free to add verified codes that I may have missed and include any images you may have.Looking at the pistol's frame, here are some rules to help you identify its maker: 1. The presence of VP proofmark in a triangle at the left front of the triggerguard; a GHD inspector marking or an M1911A1 marking with- out any spaces between the figures indicates an M1911A1 manufactured by Colt. 2. A serial number preceded by an "S" indicates ...A little over 4000 units were made. Around 2008 Colt re-introduced it, but as the O1918 model instead with a conventional hot salts blue often called black oxide. Aside from the black color and the WW1-suffix serial number it was absolutely identical to the O1911, right down to the packaging.1970. 332650C - 336169C. Year Approximate Serial Number Range 1912 C1 - C1900 1913 C1900 - C5400 1914 C5400 - C16600 1915 C16600 - C27600 1916 C27600 - C75000 …O2010 - Colt Delta Elite - Blue (B) - Has a "DE" serial number prefix. O2020 - Colt Delta Elite - Stainless (STS) - Has a "DS" serial number prefix. O2021 - Colt Delta Elite - Bright Stainless (BSTS) ... Kimber Eclipse, another 1911-style handgun chambered in 10mm Auto; Tanfoglio Force, a popular Italian-made clone of the CZ-75 chambered in ...The Colt Government Model 1911 is referred to by many as "the world's greatest handgun". Colt introduced this model in 1970 as a newer version of the Model 1911A1. The major changes were a slightly heavier slide and a slotted collet barrel bushing. From 1970 to 1976 the serial numbers had a prefix of "70G", from 1976 to 1980 they had a suffix ...Sold Item; COLT MODEL 1911 - .45 ACP MFG 1918 US PROPERTY EAGLE HEAD M1911 C 5 INCH " BARREL Sold Location: Reno, NV 89502 Sold Date: 10/9/2023 12:00:00 AM.45 ACP RARE COLT 1911 45 MASTER ENGRAVED D COVERAGE MADE 1918 WWI USGI C&R 5 INCH " BARREL Sold Location: Bradford, PA 16701Colt Model 1911 Military Shipments 1912-1919. Date. Serial Start. Serial End. Manufacturer. Quantity: 1912. 1. 500.If you find a NM serial number prefix, those markings are usually always absent and the "GENESEO IL USA" rollmark still appears above the serial number on the frame. ... On a 1911 the final fit is not a trivial thing, but the amount of "tweaking" done is quite small. ... Commercial Colt Government Model, Ace, SM Ace, Super .38 and …What is the serial number of a junior Colt? Junior Colt .22, .25 & Colt Auto Cal.25 from 1970 Kit .38 Special (.38 Special Caliber) Kit .38 Special (.45 ACP) Kit Conversion .45 - .22 Kit Conversion .22 - .45 Model 1900 Model 1902 Sporting Model 1902 Military* 1918-1929 Model 1903 Hammerless .32 Model 1903 (Hammer) Pocket* 1918-1929 Model ...Do you want to know the history and value of your Colt firearm? Enter the serial number of your Colt product and get detailed information about its manufacture date, model, and features.Aug 20, 2020 · A little over 4000 units were made. Around 2008 Colt re-introduced it, but as the O1918 model instead with a conventional hot salts blue often called black oxide. Aside from the black color and the WW1-suffix serial number it was absolutely identical to the O1911, right down to the packaging. 1911 National Match Pistols Production Numbers and Notes 1955-1968. Note 1:SA stopped stamping the last 4 digits of the serial number on the right side of the slide in 1962, but starting in 1963 or 1964, they stamped the last 4 digit of the frame serial number on the slide under the firing pin stop.They are stamped, two on top of the firing pin ...I have aquired a Colt 1911 from a friend. This pistol has been in his posession for about 25 years and he purchased it from a dealer. It does not have a correct serial number on the frame but does have a number that has been engraved in on the dust cover. I took pictures of all the markings on this Colt.Dates of Production by Model and Serial Number for Model 1911A1, .45 ACP. Year: Serial Number Range: Manufacturer: Number Produced: 1924: 700001-710000: Colt: 10000: 1937: 710001-711605: ... * Colt duplicated the following serial number blocks: 60000 pistols in the Ithaca range 856405-916404The new value of a REMINGTON RAND 1911 A1 pistol has fallen ($168.61) dollars over the past 12 months to a price of $1,845.62 . The used value of a REMINGTON RAND 1911 A1 pistol has fallen ($0.68) dollars over the past 12 months to a price of $1,677.19 . The demand of new REMINGTON RAND 1911 A1 pistol's has fallen 1 units over the past 12 months.Jim Watson · #2 · Jul 22, 2011. Is yours military (No 38000, 1913 Navy issue) or commercial (C 38000, 1916)? As usual, we are going to need some close clear pictures. I have not heard of a 1911 with multiple serial numbers in European practice. In later days Colt put the serial number under the firing pin stop but that was not standard this ...CIB · #4 · Feb 8, 2015. Here is a good reference if it is an original Series 70: During 1970 the change to the new series “70″ begins and serial numbers changed also. S/N 70G01001 to 70G05550 – 1970 – 4550. S/N 70G05551 to 70G18000 – 1971 – 12,450. S/N 70G18001 to 70G34400 – 1972 – 16,400. S/N 70G34401 to 70G43000 – 1973 ...I have found them listed in the Clawson book, here is what Clawson shows about X numbered 1911s: X1000-X1178 179 pistols on Apr24,1924 @Springfield Armory. X1179-X1180 2 pistols on Dec 23, 1924 @Manila Arsenal. X1181-X4385 3205 pistols from 1925 to 1953 @Springfield Armory. There were 1599 more from 1949 to 1956.SERIAL NUMBER RANGES. 1912 1 17250 Colt. Total: 17250. 1913 17251 60400 Colt. Total: 43150. 1914 60401 72750 Colt. 1914 72751 83855 Springfield. 1914 83856 102596 Colt. 1914 102597 107596 Springfield. Total: 47196. 1915 107597 113496 Colt. 1915 113497 120566 Springfield. 1915 120567 125566 Colt. 1915 125567 133186 Springfield. Total: 25590The Colt Government Model 1911 is referred to by many as "the world's greatest handgun". Colt introduced this model in 1970 as a newer version of the Model 1911A1. The major changes were a slightly heavier slide and a slotted collet barrel bushing. From 1970 to 1976 the serial numbers had a prefix of "70G", from 1976 to 1980 they had a suffix ... dsk Administrator · #2 · Sep 3, 2012 Once it's a bit more complete it'll be a great too. So far however it only found three of mine, and none of the newer ones. Avoid the temptation to replace everything on your brand-new 1911 just to make it "better". Know what you're changing out and why.D. dakota1911 · #5 · Jul 27, 2015. I have two Gold Cup National Match MkIV Series 80 pistols and calling Colt on their toll free number, they said both were made in 1988. The blued pistol is S/N FN29xxx and the SS pistol is SN16xxx. The grips on the SS pistol are not correct.The result was the Colt Model 1911 in 45 ACP (Automatic Colt Pistol), the most widely recognized and copied pistol in the world. ... PISTOL MODEL 1911A1 WITH COLT SLIDE AND AP INTERNATIONAL FRAME SERIAL NUMBER AP1950379 Colt`s Patented Firearm company entered into an arrangement with the firearms designer John M. Browning in the late 1800`s for ...Each pistol is stamped with a serial number ranging from S800001 to S800500, though an unspecified amount of non-serialized pistols were given to Singer employees. 1911A1 models in better ...Model of 1911 Production--Top of Page Click on image: Year: Serial Number Range: Manufactured by: Special Notes: Quantity: ... Duplicate Serial Numbers: Colt manufactured 60,000 pistols in the Ithaca serial number range (856405-916404), 41,696 in the Remington Rand serial number range (916405-958100), and 4,171 in the US&S serial number range ...6Gun · #4 · Aug 4, 2011 (Edited) It is often dangerous to make broad characterizations of Colt serial numbers, but that is basically correct for the standard blue and stainless Delta models. As to the more recently produced 10mms (the re-introduction)... not sure if they have kept the same strategy or not. 6Gun.May 25, 2019 · There are a lot of ways for you to lookup serial numbers the firearms nowadays. In the case of Colt serial numbers, you have up to 3 available choices to choose from depending on your preference: Serial number lookup Letter of authenticity ; Manual search; Serial Number Lookup Colt Competition Series is a line of high-performance pistols designed for competitive shooting and personal defense. These pistols feature match-grade barrels, adjustable sights, enhanced triggers, and ergonomic grips. Whether you are looking for a 9mm, 45 ACP, or 38 Super, Colt Competition Series has a model for you.Rare and historic Colt Model 1910 John Browning prototype semi-automatic pistol, Serial Number 3, from the Dr. Robert Azar Collection. The U.S. Military's search for a reliable semi-automatic sidearm was a primary driver in the development of John Moses Browning's .45-caliber pistol.Many of the evolutionary predecessors to the Colt 1911 are rare guns today, with especially scarce examples ...J. JohnnyP · #8 · Aug 24, 2022. The X numbers were issued to replace serial numbers that had become unreadable or defaced. The first series was from …The Colt M1905.45 ACP pistol would be derived from the same lineage, also with a different serial number range. ... Perhaps this contributed to a jump in sales, as demand for the Colt 1911 outstripped supply, and many pistols still went south to the Mexican Army in small lots or individually, and the excitement of World War I on the horizon ...1 2 Next oldcanuck Premium Member · #2 · Oct 2, 2011 Last I saw, serial number 1 is in private hands. It's in about 94% condition. Reply Save Flamz Discussion …1. Colt serial numbered their guns in 1836 and ever since. 2. It is illegal to remove a serial number whenever it was applied or to even possess a gun with the serial number removed or altered. I think that 3. It is the burden of the collector to demonstrate that he has a "lunchbox gun" stolen from the factory before completion.COLT MARK IV SERIES 80 GOLD CUP NATIONAL MATCH ELITE IX 9MM SERIAL NUMBER IX001 . GI#: 102410967. SN# IX001 750 MADE IN TOTAL MADE IN 1989 5" BARREL STAINLESS AND BLUE FINSIH AS NEW CONDITION MATCHING BOX ... Colt 1911 Series 80 is engraved and high polished. It's in great shape with no scratches. Comes with colt blue box.The Colt Government Model 1911 is referred to by many as "the world's greatest handgun". Colt introduced this model in 1970 as a newer version of the Model 1911A1. The major changes were a slightly heavier slide and a slotted collet barrel bushing. From 1970 to 1976 the serial numbers had a prefix of "70G", from 1976 to 1980 they had a suffix ... The first Colt I saw with the replacement receiver with R suffix was also a 1911 serial number, and did not have the C prefix. It came into a Mississippi show in totally brown condition, but this was before any of the books on the 1911/1911A1/GM Colt had been published. Didn't know what it was at the time.I very recently came into a Colt 1911 built on an Essex frame. The SN on the frame is 26XXX but there is not a SN on the slide. It is a Colt slide with a "799" series barrel which I've researched to be a match grade part. But I am still confused. The only numbers on the outside of the slide are the pat. dates and then a number "1" on the rear ...M-Peltier Premium Member Discussion starter · Aug 27, 2018. A friend who owns this 1911 asked me to fix it up for him. It seems to be a poorly cared for Colt 1911 made in 1918 based on the serial number (No 449XXX). It does however have an acceptance mark on the frame above the mag catch with the Springfield Armory eagle with S8 under it.The original "El" series guns were made by Colt for Lew Horton starting in about 1990 and going through 2001, maybe later. The numbers of a particular gun produced varied. Only 10 El General 5 star Deluxe were made while 750 El Coronel were made, according to the Blue Book.Colt is known for creating some of the highest-quality firearms, including the 1911 pistol. Their products include numerous other standard and tactical pieces of equipment, from rifles to shotguns. ... I'm trying to figure out what year and model of a colt serial number 188609 on barrel has .38 SPC. Single action that's all so far. Trevor Morse ...Feb. 14, 1911" and "Colt's Pt. F.A. Mfg. Co./Hartford Ct U.S.A." The frame is marked "United States Property." ... The M1911 series pistols remained in service until 1986, when the M9 9mm Pistol was adopted to replace them. Serial number 538 was transferred to NHHC in 1991 after serving the Navy for 79 years. Footnotes. hide .... The leading source for examples of Old Colt Pistols, Revolvers, 1911,Colt Model 1900 and 1902 . COLT 1900: Automatic P U.S. Colt Model 1911 Serial Number 75. Description. * Serial "No.75" stamped on the right side of frame, on the right side of the slide is stamped "MODEL OF ...Colt's Manufacturing Company - firearms, handguns, pistols, rifles, revolvers. Colt 1911 Commemorative Matching Set WW... $ The serial number is 1913 Colt 1911 model production. Last edited by exitwounds; 20th May 2005 at 20:52. 21st May 2005, 05:47 #3. Doran. View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Blog Entries View Articles Mentor Join Date 4th June 2004 Posts 2,818; Posts liked by others 183: Look closely at the bottom of the main spring housing. ... I Have This Old Gun: Colt Commercial Model 1911....

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