When did the Colt 45 government model come out?

When did the Colt 45 government model come out?

Early Government Model Instruction Sheet (1912) – Colt Automatic Pistol Caliber .45 Military Model 1911 Early Government Model (1912 Shipment) on Loan to Colt’s New York Agent Albert Foster, Jr. for George M. Lane Colt Government Model with Factory Monogrammed Ivory Grips (1913 Shipment) C3014

What are the serial numbers on a Colt 45?

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

When was the first Colt.45 ACP made?

1911 .45 ACP Production Information. Military Versions from 1912 to 1945. Manufacturer/Serial Number/Date Made. Beginning of M1911: 1) Colt: S/N 1 to 3190 = April 16, 1912 to May 31, 1912. 2) Colt: S/N 3190 to 7501 = May 31, 1912 to Oct. 10, 1912. (S/N 3501 to 3799 were first U.S.M.C. pistols made by Colt delivered June 6, 1912.)

What was the serial number for the colt G70?

From 1970 to 1976 the serial numbers had a prefix of “70G”, from 1976 to 1980 they had a suffix of “G70” which changed to a prefix of “70B” from 1980 until 1983 when production ceased. In 1983 the Series 80 Models were introduced with an additional passive firing pin safety lock and the half-cock notch was also redesigned.

What kind of gun is the Colt Government?

Beautiful example of aClassic Colt 1911 Government Model, Series 70, Mfg. 1978, with black custom grip… (read more) This new Colt Government (01911C-SSZ) is a semi-automatic pistol chambered in the .45 ACP round. This gun features a 5″ barrel and a stainless finish. Comes with hardcase, lock, an… (read more)

When was the Colt.45 ACP pistol made?

“Rare Experimental Colt 1911 .45 ACP caliber pistol. Made in 1913. This gun has an experimental hammer. The military was looking for a new design to stop the earlier style hammer from pinching th …Click for more info “Colt Government .45 ACP caliber pistol.

Is the Colt Government 45 ACP in good condition?

A vintage 1956 Colt Government .45 ACP in excellent condition. Externally there are various small handling marks as shown in pics but almost no bluing wear from use. Internally, al… (read more) This brand new Colt Government 70 Series (O1911C-SSZ*) is a semi-automatic pistol which fires the .45 ACP round.