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Colt m1991 a1 what is it worth?

Discussion in 'Handgun Discussion' started by Peteralexander78, Sep 17, 2013.

  1. Peteralexander78

    Peteralexander78 vancouver Slow is smooth, smooth is fast

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    My brother is looking at buying a Colt M1991 a1 in the officers size and I was wondering what they are worth. Also I know nothing about about them, what types of magazines do they take or is there no difference between the 1911 magazines? I have done some research online but couldnt find more than side comments on my questions. thanks
     
  2. gunjunky

    gunjunky Arlington, WA Active Member

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    Check out the 1911Forum.com there is a ton of info there. Like any internet forum some good some not but for the most part very good. Enjoy.
     
  3. Spray-n-pray

    Spray-n-pray Battle Ground Moderator Staff Member

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    The only difference in magazines is they are a bit shorter. I would recommend Wilson Combat 7 round mags for use in it. As for price, I have seen them go for anywhere between $500-700 depending on condition. The M1991A1 was more or less a working man's Colt, and had some plastic parts such as the main spring housing and trigger. Also, thought to you if might make no difference, some people have a problem with the ones with the old roll mark on the slide. The old one is huge, and it turns some people off on an otherwise great pistol.