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New member posting his M1911A1 - 1945 all matching.
« on: April 20, 2018, 09:46:15 PM »
I found this 1911 a little while back.
Sniffing through info. in the books I have and on-line sources, but if anyone knows more about this one, let me know.

It is all 1945 dated, the finish is a great park that has turned a green shade -
There is a very light layer of oil on this as the box it travelled in was a little damp - I took the photos just as the sun was going down tonight - I'll add one with the oil wiped down and "dried."

United States Property M1911A1 U.S. ARMY
No 2267XXX
matching.
Matching P's font/size.
Not a re-issue - just a late war Colt.

Inspector is GHD: Guy H. Drewry Colt S/N 845,000 to 2,360,600
(Left side under take down lever.)

Marked with Ordnance Department Inspection Stamp (1943-end of war.)
(right side behind grip.)

Shown with:
1943 Ammunition. 
1943'ish Ek Commando Dagger.
WW2 Enger-Kress 1944 M3 shoulder-holster.
M1 Garand - Springfield.
USMC shirt.




















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Re: New member posting his M1911A1 - 1945 all matching.
« Reply #1 on: April 21, 2018, 02:20:51 AM »
Nice!
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Re: New member posting his M1911A1 - 1945 all matching.
« Reply #2 on: April 21, 2018, 04:56:50 AM »
Nice I like how you accessorize this and the other you posted. The period details make it more interesting
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Re: New member posting his M1911A1 - 1945 all matching.
« Reply #3 on: April 21, 2018, 09:07:02 AM »
Nice I like how you accessorize this and the other you posted. The period details make it more interesting


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Re: New member posting his M1911A1 - 1945 all matching.
« Reply #4 on: April 23, 2018, 10:17:58 AM »
Very nice! Looks in great shape.

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Re: New member posting his M1911A1 - 1945 all matching.
« Reply #5 on: April 23, 2018, 12:15:48 PM »
Gorgeous bit of history. I second the accessories. Really great photos!
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