New Acquisitions May 2021 - Firearms

pinefd

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Picked this up yesterday from a NES member. I was required to add a Winchester 1894 to the collection after my dad gave me a steel photo of one. Now it's here.

Congrats! I have that on the very top of my "want list", but these days I always seem to end up buying scary looking guns, instead. I figure that the old Winchesters will likely remain legal to buy for the long term (unlike many scary looking guns)...unless you live in MA, of course. ;)


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Just got this today from CMP.
Some research by me indicates that this Colt frame was made in 1943. I believe it has the original hammer, slide stop, trigger, magazine release and maybe even grips.

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Looks great! Does the slide match the receiver? In 1943, some of the Colts had serial numbers under the firing pin retainer (between about 710,000-1.13 million)-probably the replacement is a no go.
 
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