What is a Colt 1911 C?
SKU: O7000XE. The Colt Defender™ pistol is a carry-ready 1911 in a compact size. The Lightweight Aluminum Frame is finished in a Matte Stainless Steel finish, topped with a Forged Stainless Steel slide for a pistol that looks as good as it conceals.
What are roll marks on a 1911?
It’s the correct name for the markings on a pistol. They are made using circular dies that are “rolled” onto the gun during manufacture. By rolling the markings on they remain at a consistent depth, plus they are less likely to collapse the part than stamping straight down on it with a conventional die.
What is roll mark?
Roll marking is a type of marking method that uses a roll die mounted on a roll marking press, engine lathe, turret lathe, or screw machine. The die rotates on an axle/shaft and the face of the die rolls over the marking surface leaving a permanent impression.
What are the serial numbers on a Colt M1911?
Colt Barrel Markings: Serial #710,00 to End of Production Colt M1911 Barrel Markings Serial #25,000 to 120,000 Colt M1911 Barrel Markings Serial #450,000 to 710,000 Colt M1911 Barrel Markings Serial #6,500 to 25,000 Colt M1911 Barrel Markings Serial #85,000 to 450,000
What does the capital C stand for in Colt serial numbers?
Some are pretty easy to figure out since they are the abbreviation of the weapon name. For example, SA is Single Action, NF is New Frontier, SP is Sporter, MT is Match Target and so on. On the other hand, a capital “C” prefix or suffix is used to indicate that the model is for Commercial use.
What does the first digit of a Colt Model number mean?
The first digit of your gun’s model code “1” means, a basic frame with the first model, and “2” “3” “4” are the later versions of the gun. The fourth and last digit shows information about the weapon’s finish or stock. For nickel and blue finish, “1” and “2” means nickel or blue casehardened finish and 6 specifies nickel finish.
What’s the difference between a 1911 and a M1911?
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