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Old March 7, 2013, 10:08 PM   #1
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Colt Commander Serno

Hey everyone. I'm new here so bear with me. I've been in the military for 31 years and my carry gun is a Colt Commander serial # CLW0458xx... I can't find what year it was made. I am thinking 1977-1980 but not sure. Can anyone help? Thanks
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Old March 7, 2013, 10:12 PM   #2
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You've been in the military 31 years and you say "carry gun?"

What branch of service let's you get away with that?

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Old March 8, 2013, 08:51 AM   #3
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your serial number is off.
http://proofhouse.com/colt/index.html

missing a zero?

anyway if you call colt they will tell you the year for free.
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Old March 8, 2013, 09:47 AM   #4
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http://www.coltsmfg.com/CustomerServ...berLookup.aspx

Go right to the source and enter your serial number.
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Old March 9, 2013, 01:45 PM   #5
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My query is that when I served, anything called a gun had to be crew served!

(The only exception was the M3, a submachine gun.)

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Old March 9, 2013, 01:53 PM   #6
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Also, what branch of the U.S. Services carries a Colt Commander vs. a Beretta? Even going back a lot of years? We normally called them an M1911A1.
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Old March 10, 2013, 10:22 AM   #7
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Just guessing, but the key word here is 'is'. Current tense, not past tense. I think that notion could be because I had to take 6th grade English..twice. We had to conjugate 'to be' lots of times. Conjugating wasn't as much fun as it sounds.

Not so much as his issue sidearm years ago, but his current (civilian) carry.

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