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Old April 28, 2019, 04:44 PM   #51
Aguila Blanca
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Originally Posted by SATRP
The original 1911 adopted by the US Army was 1911. It's designation was changed t 1911-A1 after WWI due to modifications of the original design.
The change was about a full decade after the end of WW1, but if you're going to talk about authenticity, you should get your terminology correct. The "new" designation was not "1911-A1," it was M1911A1. As in:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v3...20824right.jpg

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Originally Posted by SATRP
Firing spring block is not authentic.
The original Colt Commander did not have a firing pin block. They pre-dated the Series 80 by about 30 years.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colt_Commander
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