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    1937 civilian 1911 45 colt

    I bought this one from a neighbor Tuesday .I didn't know that much about these ,but im learning fast . I took it to gun show and had a guy check it out with his colt book ,according to him it is all correct thumbnail-4.jpegthumbnail-2.jpeg

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    it shoots great ,I would call it a solid 80 percent .

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    Very nice. To be clear it is a 45 ACP not a 45 Colt.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rx7dryver View Post
    Very nice. To be clear it is a 45 ACP not a 45 Colt.
    meant to say colt 45 ,thanks

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    Nice 1911, those pre war commercials were best ever built. I've had a sack of Colt and GI 1911s but only one commercial pre war and it was no cream puff. The 1911 wasn't a popular pistol until 70s and combat shooting cult kicked off. I have only had 5 or 6 post war 1911s up to series 70s. Then I've owned quite a few.
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    That's a nice Colt. Congrats on your find and enjoy it.
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    That pistol looks like a great acquisition even for a revolver guy like me.
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    oh that's a goodun,,,,,,,,,,
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    Wow! Congratulations. I'd have jumped on that too!
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    I would have snapped up that Colt too. Congrats on a sweet 1911!
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