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OK Colt fans, is this a rare find?

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by glock2740, Oct 25, 2012.

  1. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    Some idiot colored in the roll marks, but that can be removed. Someone that knows their Colt 1911 history, tell me if I found a winner or a junker. All serial numbers match up too. :cool:

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  2. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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    Sweet,.......would be a HELL of a base for a build! :cool:
     

  3. prez1967

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    $950? Sounds like a nice price for an Original GI A1 with matching numbers... I wish i lived closer to the middle of america :(
     
  4. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    It's a 1943 serial #.
     
  5. glockin-45

    glockin-45

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    Nice find! To bad no one on here would want it though with that mark on it.:supergrin:
     
  6. banger

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    I'd say the only ding" against it is that the grips have been replaced.

    Other than that, it looks like a good find to me.

    As far as the price goes, it seems like a lot of money, but heck a good condition M-1 carbine will set you back approx. $750.00 now days.

    Ahhhh, for the days I used to buy those things for $75.00 with ammo thrown in as a "deal sweetener".
     
  7. 3rdgen40

    3rdgen40 .45 fanatic

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    BLASPHEMY !!!!!!!!!!! :faint:Keep it as is !!!:wow:

    ETA: Except for the white lettering. LOL!
     
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  8. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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    Duh,........inside joke, OP knows.
     
  9. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    Hardchrome and golfballs!!! :rock::dancingbanana:


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  10. Skeet732

    Skeet732 NRA Life Member

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    I'll help you out just this one time. Send me a bill of lading and I'll buy it off you for what ever you think is fair. Subject to my wife's approval of course
     
  11. bac1023

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    Look great Joe

    Congrats! :cool:
     
  12. banger

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    Removed, my response was not relevant.

    Sorry.
     
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  13. 3rdgen40

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    Gold plated controls to finish it off...:supergrin:
     
  14. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    fnfalman Chicks Dig It

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    I thought that M1911s of said vintages already sported the brown plastic grips?
     
  16. Rally Vincent

    Rally Vincent Bipolar

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    Um, that would be a hell of a base for a sweet build.
     
  17. collim1

    collim1 Shower Time!

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    Another vote to keep it as is. I'd replace the recoil spring ans shoot it alot though.
     
  18. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    They did, but grips are easily changed.
     
  19. bac1023

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    They did, but if Joe is going to get some work done to it, it won't matter anyway.
     
  20. Rinspeed

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    That would be a great one to send to Ted and Jason, have it come back looking like this. :faint:




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