What is a Colt Black Army 1911?

What is a Colt Black Army 1911?

The Black Army is simply a late production World War I Colt. The army ordered hundreds of thousands of 1911 . 45s during World War I. The Black Army was the result of a finishing process that was used for speed and economy. The finish is darker than the highly polished blue steel Colts originally delivered.

Why can’t I buy a Colt 1911?

Why can’t I buy one? Well, it has to do with the new Colt 1911s not being sold in California anymore. Colt rifles are accessible to residents of California, and so are Colt Single Actions, but not the Colt 1911 or any of its versions including the Colt New Agent.

Who made 1911 pistols for the military?

John Browning
The Colt 45 was invented by gun designer John Browning and made by the Colt firearm company and is one of the most famous military handguns of all time. The M-1911 had its official birthday on 1911 when the government was looking for a reliable man-stopper to replace the wimpy 38 caliber pistols that were in service.

What’s the serial number on a Colt 45?

Very good condition with excellent bore .45 ACP Argentine DGFM Colt with 5″ barrel. Made in 1927. $30.00 Shipping We Accept Visa, Mastercard, Checks, and Money Orders (With …Click for more info This Colt is an early first run of 1917 Production. The Colt’s serial number is 139042.

How much does a Colt 45ACP pistol cost?

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How big is the barrel of a 1917 Colt 45?

A U.S. Colt Model 1917 Army double action A U.S. Colt Model 1917 Army double action revolver Serial no. 139240, .45 caliber. 5 1/2 inch barrel. Blued finish. Buttstrap with standard U.S. markings.

Is there a Colt 1911 chambered for 45 ACP?

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