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Old October 17, 2012, 08:27 AM   #68
rodfac
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Does anyone have actual US Government figures on 1911 and 1911-A1 procurement? It's been my impression that the majority of 1911 types in US military and Gov't service were contract guns: Remington-Rand, Remington, Singer, Ithaca, Springfield Armory, and a cpl of vendors that I can't remember. The 1911's record in service is a good one to be sure, but it's spread over many manufacturers besides Colt...it was a Browning design, not Colt...and before I get flamed, I currently own 4 Colt 1911's of one sort or the other, and my sons each have several more. We love the venerable old Colts. Best Regards, Rod
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