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by varifleman
Fri Oct 02, 2020 9:23 am
Forum: General comments or discussion
Topic: Remington-UMC 1911 Shipping Data
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Remington-UMC 1911 Shipping Data

Anyone know if/where I can get additional shipping data for WWI Remington UMC .45ACP US Army Model 1911 pistol serial number 3345 which was shipped in October 1918 serial number range 511-4657 per report "Serial Numbers of .45 Colt Automatic Pistols Manufactured Under Contract # P4537-3338Sa, Reming...
by varifleman
Sat May 23, 2020 8:25 am
Forum: General comments or discussion
Topic: Colt 1914 Government Model .45 ACP British/Canadian shipped to Remington/UMCMarkings
Replies: 6
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Re: Colt 1914 Government Model .45 ACP British/Canadian shipped to Remington/UMCMarkings

I sent information and photos of the pistol to the American Rifleman Magazine's Dope Bag and got this interesting reply from Field Editor Bruce Canfield.
by varifleman
Tue May 05, 2020 8:50 am
Forum: General comments or discussion
Topic: Colt 1914 Government Model .45 ACP British/Canadian shipped to Remington/UMCMarkings
Replies: 6
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Re: Colt 1914 Government Model .45 ACP British/Canadian shipped to Remington/UMCMarkings

Dan; thanks for your valuable comments. It's a very interesting pistol and I'm looking forward to any other comments.
by varifleman
Mon May 04, 2020 9:15 am
Forum: General comments or discussion
Topic: Colt 1914 Government Model .45 ACP British/Canadian shipped to Remington/UMCMarkings
Replies: 6
Views: 3085

Colt 1914 Government Model .45 ACP British/Canadian shipped to Remington/UMCMarkings

Here for your perusal is Colt .45 ACP 1914 Government Model Pistol serial number C9591 which was 1 of 20 shipped to Remington Arms-UMC Company Bridgeport CT on October 5 1914. I'd like the forum's opinion on why the pistol was shipped to Remington/UMC and how it wound up in apparent British and Cana...