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Old 09-17-2019, 08:07 AM
Eagle Scout Eagle Scout is offline
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Default Rack Grade Colt/Colt 1911

Let's see if this works



Hot Dang! Finally figured out how to post pictures..... now I gotta learn how to take better pictures!

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Old 09-25-2019, 01:36 PM
Milsurp Collector Milsurp Collector is offline
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Most of my M1911s. All Colt except for the Remington-UMC in the lower right corner. Upper right corner is a rebuild from Augusta Arsenal.


(top left) Colt (top right) Ithaca
(bottom) Remington Rand

The Colt M1911A1 shown above, one of several thousand M1911A1s that Colt shipped to the Transportation Officer, Springfield Armory in March 1943 for distribution to the Army:

Matching slide

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Old 09-26-2019, 11:39 PM
beedee beedee is offline
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I am coming to this pretty late, but it took me this long to get some decent pictures. I have my wife to thank for letting me use her iPad.

RNG is 8005. I really thought I was out of the running, but got the call early in August and picked up the pistol from my FFL on August 5.


Gun is Service Grade, Model 1911, Colt frame and slide. I am really happy that the parked finish matches on both. Serial number shows date of manufacture to be 1918, and it apparently was shipped to the Navy.

Very happy about that also, as my Dad served aboard a destroyer escort in WWII, my brother on a destroyer and then a cruiser on the gunline off the coast of Vietnam, and I also served aboard an LST.

Thanks to the great folks at CMP!

Any comments and observations are very welcome. The more I can learn about this Piece of History, the better!
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Old 10-03-2019, 06:09 PM
prowlernfo prowlernfo is offline
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Default My CMP 1911

Novice here, but knew I wanted one of these. Rack grade, all I was offered. From what I can tell, Colt frame circa 1918, US&S slide, not sure about the other markings. Any additional info would be appreciated.


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Old 10-10-2019, 10:05 PM
HarriHawk HarriHawk is offline
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Location: Iowa
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Picked up my field grade Ithaca this week!

Edit: Ithaca Frame, Ithaca Slide and High Standard Barrel. Couldn't be happier!

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Old 10-11-2019, 05:43 PM
agentzuk agentzuk is offline
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Colt service grade RNG 9252!


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Old 10-11-2019, 06:02 PM
agentzuk agentzuk is offline
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Colt Service grade RNG 7654!


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Old 10-16-2019, 12:01 PM
Beararms Beararms is offline
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RGN 7139 Service grade RR/RR

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Old 10-16-2019, 09:27 PM
RazorBurn RazorBurn is online now
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RGN 9254 - Remington Rand service grade

RazorBurn Feedback Thread http://forums.thecmp.org/showthread.php?t=131455

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Old 10-18-2019, 01:50 PM
4ds4me 4ds4me is offline
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RNG 8992 Colt FG

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