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Posted: 2/5/2006 5:17:46 AM EDT
I am the proud owner of a US Army issue Remington Rand 1911. It was my father's duty weapon while serving in the 101st. I have 2 magazines and a matching leather holster. As far as I can tell the gun is all orginal and has corresponding serial numbers on the holster.

I am in the process of insuring my collection and need some help on determing a value for this piece. I would say it is a 8.5 out of 10. There is no visible where on the frame and no rust or major dings.

Thanks in advance
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 5:23:51 AM EDT
What is the first 4 digits of the serial number, and just put in XXXs' for the remainder/
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 5:27:45 AM EDT
Thanks

The first four are 1898XXX
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 5:34:13 AM EDT
Market value about $1500 is original. But true value is much, much higher. Buy a good gun safe to protect it.
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 5:38:51 AM EDT
Link Posted: 2/7/2006 5:37:44 AM EDT
local high price retailer had a nice looking one.....about 6 months back...asking price from them was 850.....gun only...and how original???........so 1500 doesn`t sound outrageous....possibly more.....
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