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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 12/27/2001 3:41:57 PM EST
A local gun shop has a WW2 reproduction of a Colt. It was supposedly made at the begining of 2001 in limited production and I guess it came from the Colt custom shop.
Anyone know anything about it????
Link Posted: 12/27/2001 3:50:15 PM EST
nope, sorry
Link Posted: 12/27/2001 4:33:00 PM EST
Colt made a 4,000 unit or so production run of 1911A1 pistols on series 70 frames. They were priced upwards of $800-1000. Some criticized the roll marks as not being completely WW2 accurate and the gun as being overpriced. The one I saw looked good. I agree that they were overpriced. If you go 1911Forum.com some owners posted pics of theirs, and they had a more in depth critique.HTH
Link Posted: 12/27/2001 7:38:12 PM EST
I have one, I love it, It has the typical "O" frame and pre70 series slide, no collet bushing, Looks real cool. Real tight fit. 880 dollars,
Link Posted: 12/28/2001 4:10:24 AM EST
WWII originals are available for that price if you look around a little. They'll be a little more used, though.
Link Posted: 12/28/2001 5:09:55 AM EST
Thanks for the info. The info is for a friend as all my guns are shooters and this seems to me to be a collectors. I don't see myself paying over $800 for a plain jane 45.
As a matter of fact I just ordered a Mil-Spec Sprinfield that I will customize to my tastes.
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