How much is a colt Mark IV Series 80 worth?
I am contemplating a trade for a colt mark iv series 80 officers model. Blue with a couple marks, nothing major. The gun I am trading is worth about 700 dollars. I believe this to be an earlier model because it is marked colt. Not colts on the slide.
How can I find the serial number of a colt?
Enter the serial number, without spaces or dashes, to search the database. If multiple models appear for your serial number simply match the date with the appropriate model, as certain vintage firearms can share serial numbers between different models.
What do the numbers mean on a colt?
A Colt single action model usually has 1 character prefix and 4 numbers. The prefix tells you the type of frame, while the numbers indicate the weapon version, caliber, barrel length, and model variation. For the first digit, a 1 means your Colt is the first model with a basic frame. Numbers 2, 3, 4, etc. are later versions.
When did the Colt M1911 serial number change?
Started in 1912, the M1911 Commercial and its A1 variant got normal serial numbers with a simple prefix (or suffix). But in mid 1970, the serial numbers are not a continuation of the previous ones. Instead, now they have a “70” as the first two digits.
How to field strip and reassemble a Colt Mk 80?
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When did the Colt Mk IV series end?
So, by 1988 the split barrel bushing gave way to a return to the solid bushing in later iterations of the Colt M1911 line. Colt ended the MK IV Series 70 in 1983 with the introduction of the Series 80.
What’s the difference between a series 80 and Series 70 Colt?
What Colt is giving you with the new MK IV Series 70 is in fact a Series 80 pistol with Series 80 trigger system parts, only without the actual firing pin block. This removes from the trigger-feel equation the internal movement that disengages the firing pin block. Well, there is one other difference.