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WTS OR SOLD ....... Colt 45 DA ... US Army Model 1917 Revolver

Discussion in 'Handgun Classifieds' started by shotgun, Sep 14, 2014.

  1. shotgun

    shotgun SILVERTON ... Near Salem Oregon 97352 Member

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    DSC03549 (495x800).jpg For Sale or Trade ....

    SOLD ....... Colt 45 DA ... US Army Model 1917 Revolver ..... 45 ACP Cal....
    Ser. # on inside of frame is 285882 ... and there is what looks to be a little bird with S20 under it stamped on the side plate ... Bore shiney with good rifleing ... $650.00

    Anyone know what the bird with the S20 means ?

    Email me with any questions ..........

    Also have a Remington model 17 pump 20 gauge for sale ...

    Or will trade either .... for a 410 gauge pump or auto with raised rib ...
    Prefer Remington ( no Express ) ... but will consider other makes ... I will list these 2 in the for sale section ....

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  2. taylor

    taylor Willamette Valley Well-Known Member

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    45acp or 45lc?
     
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    shotgun SILVERTON ... Near Salem Oregon 97352 Member

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    I would think 45 ACP Cal ....
     
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  4. Bigbaddude

    Bigbaddude West linn Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    My vote is that it's a 45 acp and you need moon clips.
     
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    deadeye Albany,OR. Moderator Staff Member

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    Geol Eastern WA New Member

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    Started conversation. Could not locate your email.
     
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    shotgun SILVERTON ... Near Salem Oregon 97352 Member

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  8. finnmike

    finnmike Vancouver, wa Active Member

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    The eagle and no. is the inspector's number. The butt number is a rack number. The number on the frame opposite the yoke is the serial number, and if original that same number should be on the barrel, cylinder, extractor, and penciled inside the stocks. As issued it was meant to use third and half moon clips. Full moons came later. Early models did not have a step in the charge holes to headspace the ACP case against. Later models did. Of course, if the cylinder does not match then anything may have happened.