The salvaged 1911 receivers came from Colt pistols sold to the U.S. government in WWI, and they were sent from Springfield to Ithaca in December of 1942. Being Colt didn't mean they were furnished by Colt.Nice looking, and rare.... Colt furnished frame to Ithaca with the WWI heart shaped cut outs. A variant not often seen.
Ithaca converted the receivers to 1911A1 specifications, as well as removing any original USP or serial numbers. Ithaca then applied the 1911A1 markings as well as the serial numbers assigned to them.Okay, so who did the finger reliefs behind the trigger? Springfield or Ithaca?
As already stated, Springfield Armory provided M1911 receivers.Okay, so who did the finger reliefs behind the trigger? Springfield or Ithaca?