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Another 1911

Discussion in 'Air Pistols' started by gingernut, Jan 30, 2020.

  1. gingernut

    gingernut Engaging Member

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    IMG_0596.JPG I've got two of these.
    6mm co2
    Fine replica M1911A1 U.S.Army- stamped trades
    Manual from Cybergun

    This box has Colt Special 75 Anniversary written on it by previous owner.
    Nothing 75 on the gun tho.

    RFD had 2

    Sold new one to me two years ago
    Another new one to another chap which I've bought second hand.

    Is it Special or 75?
     
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    The box description states 'M1911A1' which was the designation for the version made in 1924 as the official set standard as a sidearm of the American Military Forces. I wouldn't say that it is a 75th anniversary commemorative edition.
    All that aside, it is a good looking gun especially with the Colt trades stamped/engraved into the slide. One thing that I noticed was the 'G.H.D' stamped under the slide release ? Was that done by the previous owner ? Has your original got that on it ?
     
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    7BAB8147-A386-4D96-8C00-0F565DDE212E.jpeg
     
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    Just found that out and was going to edit my post when you replied, well spotted, everyday's a school day they say. I have never seen that before on any replicas, that's a very nice touch to add to it for realism, most impressed. It's the simple things that can matter the most sometimes. ;)
     
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    It’s a clone of the original airsoft Tokoyo Marui M1911a1 , which has the full authentic trademarks :)
     
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    Thank you Gentleman.

    Strong shooter too.
    I'm tempted to try some 6mm glass balls I've acquired.
    But maybe better in something more ordinary first.
     
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