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1942 colt 1911A1

Discussion in 'Handgun Classifieds' started by mattt, Mar 22, 2009.

  1. mattt

    mattt Salem Or Member

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    For sale is a colt 1911A1 US Army. I am no colt or 1911 expert, but from what i can tell this is an original, numbers matching, not refinished WWII bring back. Serial # puts it early 1942. Has all the proof marks and inspector marks where they should be. Original "coltwood" grips and newer colt wood grips. Also has leather holster marked "US" on front and "Sears 1942" on back. I dont believe the magazine to be original. Some scratches around slide stop, probably from field stripping, but otherwise only normal holster/handling wear. FTF in Or, $1500 obo.
     
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  2. wichaka

    wichaka Wa State Well-Known Member

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    Can you post some better close up pics, natural or diffused lighting so there's no glare?

    Can't tell from the pics if the parts are original or not.
     
  3. mattt

    mattt Salem Or Member

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    I'll try to get better pics up tomorrow, if there's any piece in particular you want a good close up of, let me know
     
  4. wichaka

    wichaka Wa State Well-Known Member

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    pics showing both sides of the gun, pics of the hammer/safety areas......that fill the frame such as this;

    lw2.jpg
     
  5. mattt

    mattt Salem Or Member

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    Price lowered to $2000 obo.
     
  6. mattt

    mattt Salem Or Member

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    These are going from $2000 to over $3000 on the auction sites without the holster. $1700 obo.
     
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  7. Nightshade

    Nightshade vancouver,WA Well-Known Member

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    nice looking piece matt
     
  8. OreGunSun

    OreGunSun PDX/Clackamas Member

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    Yep - Ripe for a "Bubbaerizing Butcher job" :D Slap a top rail, a trigger job, a nice beaver safety, :laugh: Just Kidding nice looking :thumbup:
     
  9. spider

    spider Hillsboro Well-Known Member

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    I saw one of these at the gun shop for $2300, this is a steal. Good Luck.
     
  10. mattt

    mattt Salem Or Member

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    btt
     
  11. treemanx

    treemanx Spray, Or. Active Member

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    Is this still available??
     
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    brentlee Salem Member

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    pm'ed
     
  13. treemanx

    treemanx Spray, Or. Active Member

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    I PMed days ago and never got a response......
     
  14. mattt

    mattt Salem Or Member

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    PM's replied to, still available. Had some nice trade offers but I'm looking to sell. Also forgot to say this package comes with two mags.
     
  15. SJS46

    SJS46 yamhill county Active Member

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    Man that's a nice gun, with i had the money.
     
  16. mattt

    mattt Salem Or Member

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    Final price drop. Pistol, holster, two mags, original grips and later colt grips. $1600.
    If it doesn't sell this time its back in the safe.
     
  17. SJS46

    SJS46 yamhill county Active Member

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    Your getting closer to my price:D
     
  18. mattt

    mattt Salem Or Member

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    The owner of this gun was just in a car accident so he needs to sell. $1500
     
  19. gunjunky

    gunjunky Arlington, WA Active Member

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    Wish I was in your area. There is a local shop here with a 42 Colt and he has $4000 on it. But all his guns are over priced.

    Good luck.
     
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