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  1. USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s
    My CMP 1911 came in this past week, and I couldnt be happier. I received an Ithaca frame with a Colt slide. I only snatched a few photos but will get more once my background check clears (fun times in Oregon currently so its a bit of wait). From looking a bit online it seems to be a 1943 Ithaca...
  2. USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s
    Hi folks and thanks for reading... My great uncle's WWII issued Colt 45 has been stolen. I couldn't remember the serial number so it could be entered into the local police database as stolen. Does anyone know of a database that can match a serviceman to the gun he was issued by the USAF? Y'all...
  3. USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s
    Hey Everyone, I am pretty solid on modern weapons but trying to figure out a price on a Colt 1911 U.S. Army 1942 piece is way over my head. The range of prices on these things are insane so I figure I should try the experts. Any help on an appraisal on this one would be appreciated. Thank you!
  4. USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s
    Gents, I have an Ithaca 1911A1 from WWII, serial number 1213XXX that is supposedly part of a batch of 5,000 pistols that were consigned to the OSS for delivery to partisans prior to D-Day. Is there anyway to prove this? Thank You for your help.
  5. Ammo Can
    Good day, I have a WWII replica, ammo crisis aside, I'm trying to learn more about what ammo grains/brands/types will work best? I have a box of '43 fmj that shoots smooth, but that stuff is generally kind of expensive and hard to come by. I'm a pretty new to 1911's and aside from my 9mm...
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