Colt 1911 Tanker Officers Model, Limited Edition, in like new conditon. Colt Defender. As a child I saw a Renault tank outside the Smithsonian. This weapon was taken as the basis for a new service pistol required by the Army. Description: Up for NO RESERVE Is a like new near mint COLT TANK OFFICERS MODEL 1911 CHAMBERED IN 45 ACP!!! We know nothing about Mr. McCarty beyond the fact that in 1909 he was granted a patent for […], Rollin White was the inventor who patented the bored-through cylinder in the US, and sold an exclusive right to this patent to Smith & Wesson. He was into mechanical things. In 2015 TALO had Colt Industries bring out a version with features specified by Wiley Clapp and fine line checkering by gun smith Pete Single. A quick look at the Colt Officer's model 1911 that I recently refinished. (This is NOT my pistol, but is sisters whose picture I found on line), https://stateofguns.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/colt-m1911.jpg, https://warpathmilitaria.com/product/rare-british-issue-colt-1911-455-eley-pistol-0/, https://www.thefirearmsforum.com/threads/1917-british-contract-455-colt-government-model-pistol.136799/, https://www.invaluable.com/auction-lot/c-colt-model-1911-british-455-eley-semi-automatic-897-c-0f94bef9a2, This is, along with my early Browning High Power IS my collection, the rest are working guns, At about the 4 minute mark, Gun Jesus makes an appearance (Ian is a time traveler!) 32 ACP or 8-9mm. White actually submitted two rifles, but only this gas-operated design was actually tested […], Great video Ian, as always! Dear Mr. B: The question should be, who DIDN’T use the 1911 as a starting point? So the US sold them our remaining M1917 Lights and Mk VIII Heavies by the ton as scrap iron (to avoid violating the Neutrality Ac), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Canadian_Armoured_Corps. nowlin (in stock) 0.0. FN with the Hi-Power, Star, Tokarev, the French pistol designers, Ballester-Molina, SIG, S & W with the Model 39, … Plus those people who bought 1911s outright start to finish, like the Norwegians, Mexicans, Argentines, and Winston Churchill when he went to the trenches in 1917. The modern 9mm 1911 has become a popular handgun and the officer’s model is perhaps the best fit for the 9mm Luger cartridge. It's an officer slide on a Gov't frame with a few extra features, such as lanyard loop, commander style hammer, nicer grips. 48 sold. The pictured pistol features a stainless steel slide and barrel and aftermarket grips. Hence lots of variations on the service swords as well as the pistols, because many put their own preferences in them. $15.00. Free shipping. COLT MODEL TANK OFFICERS SEMI AUTO PISTOL. If yes what was result? Colt began making the Officer’s Model for the military in the 1970’s, but waited until the 80’s to release a civilian model. It is interesting to see from the French manual that officers, senior NCOs and mounted men were to get either a Lebel revolver, a 1911 or a 7.5mm pistol, whilst the grunts were left to make do with only 7.5mm automatics. It began more than half a century ago with the Colt Commander (what used to pass for a compact model in the 1950s and 1960s), progressing to the old Series 70 Lightweight, Combat Commander in the 1970s and 1980s, and the Officer’s Model in the 1980s and 1990s. Most standard Officer's ACP features having fixed 3 dot sights, serrated front strap & smooth flat mainspring housing w/ lanyard loop. It's basically the same design as a full size 1911 except the slide is 1 1/4" shorter and the grip is 1/2" shorter making it much more compact. Also excludes Browning himself. $16.95: 0 $16.95 $18.95: 14h 15m: 17118726. FFL required. THE COLT 1911 PISTOL by Leroy Thompson First Edition. Shortly after the war, Colt introduced a new gun, the Commander, which was based on the Colt 1911 Government design. Pistol was issued to Staff Sergeant Howard L. Pugh, Company C, 752nd Tank Battalion. It has a Videcki Custom Trigger installed - it's a 3 hole trigger w/ over travel screw . That was shipped in the factory box with end label. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Maybe those were the only pistols instantly available, when the Frend put out the contract for tenders? The Officer’s Model demanded considerable revision of the design, but the three-inch pistols required even more so. These French purchase 1911s were not given any markings by the French, and appear as standard commercial 1911s. The extractor and ejector will work perfectly well with .45 ACP “as is”. What I want to know is if the subsequent 1935S, with the ejection-port lockup, was directly inspired by the pre-war Webley or was just a case of great minds thinking alike when seeking simpler manufacture. The differences between Colt 1911 Models in .45 ACP: Government: 5-inch barrel, 8+1 capacity (originally 7+1). Some of both remained in British service through the Second World War. Do you have an opinion on this ? They can only be identified by serial number and by Colt factory letter. Defender: 3-inch barrel, 7+1 capacity. The precursor Colts with tilting barrel, the 1908 and the .45 “pocket” model, had been openly sold commercially since inception, and by 1934, the 1911 had been around two decades, even adopted by Norway in 1914, if not produced in large numbers until after WWI. I don’t know if there is paperwork, or anybody left alive, to confirm this. 1911 officer's model magazines. Colt can provide a documentation letter for a fee. a 3.5" slide on a Commander frame, I believe this was called the 'General Officer's ACP' and/or the 'Commanding Officer's ACP'. Serial #453074. The weapon was based on a Colt Browning Model 1900 design. (Not like there’s a lot of room inside the two men French Renault tanks!). as in, what goes out must come it, sorta. Whipping Boy. 2011* The Colt 1911. A quick slow motion video showing me shooting some of the cheap, heavy defensive loads I bought at the last gunshow. It was introduced in 1985 as a response from Colt to numerous aftermarket companies making smaller versions of the M1911 pistol. It has a commander frame with an officers slide. Inspector The legendary M1911 is a semi-automatic magazine-fed pistol chambered in.45ACP. I’d call it a .32 ACP anyway. It has the original target sights as installed by the factory. The 1911 has come a long way since Colt's original 1911 Government Model. Ian Hogg in his Military Small Arms of the 20th Century states the French used the 1911 as a starting point for their Model 1935A pistol. It's in really good used shape. An even shorter 1911— the Colt Defender — features a three-inch barrel. Colt Defender. You are quite correct, 2) The Canadians had a grand total of, IIRC, TWO Mk VI lights in September 1939. I believe Star was making 1911-style pistols as early as 1922, in 9mm Para, 9mm Largo, and even .45. Features a 3 1/2 bbl and a full size grip frame. They would use it as the basis for their own […], One of the competitors against the Garand and Pedersen rifles in the 1929 and 1930 US Army trials was the White rifle. Fast & Free shipping on many items! Bianchi 23944 Remedy 1911 Officers Model Tan RH Leather Tan $ 33.83. As the Ruby was a copy of the Browning 1903 and early Walthers copied the Browning-FN 1910 slide disassembly, and the Chauchat was inspired by Browning’s long-recoil system (shotgun or rifle is open to question), I think it fair to suppose there must have been a heavy 1911 influence on the 1935A, especially the use of the swinging-link dropping barrel, the lug-to-groove matchup locking system, and of course the overall layout. This one has the matching serial number. Both carried/owned the .45 Colt. Also known as the Government Model, recently celebrated its centennial after serving as the primary U.S. military handgun for 80 years. Commentdocument.getElementById("comment").setAttribute( "id", "a425dc787d83ff1e0bf780d5731f8d96" );document.getElementById("d73e6909cb").setAttribute( "id", "comment" ); Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Manufactured in 1989. [4] They reported two failures to feed with wadcutters and one with hardball. We know the whole of the order was fulfilled with pistols between number C17800 and C28000, but only about half of the guns in that range went to France. However, Colt has stated about 250 were ever shipped. $54.95: 0 $54.95 $56.95: 13h 31m: 16232793 . I assume that by 7.5mm the French meant 7.65mm, though why they bothered to change the nomenclature I don’t know. Colt 1911 .45 Auto. I’d call it a .32 ACP anyway.” The issue should not really arise, as any .455in 1911 can accept a standard .45 ACP barrel and recoil spring with no modifications. Grips Also Fit: Colt Defender, Colt 1991A Compact, Colt Combat Commander Compact (Concealed Carry) & Many Clones: Kimber Ultra Carry, Compact Springfield, Para Ordnance C7 & Wilson Combat Compact . When Colt introduced the 1991 line (a parkerized version of the 1911 with the series 80 firing pin safety), it included a pistol of the same dimensions as the Officer's ACP. 1911 Officer's Model Build. sound like convenient holes to stuff stuff in, such as grenades and the like. This gun was essentially a shortened version of the A1 and was manufactured with a 4.25-inch barrel. I was wondering if a got a good deal and if anybody can tell me much about it? Sure has that 1911 look to it. Commander: 4.25-inch barrel, 8+1 capacity. It has a 5 inch barrel with a rear serrated slide. TomG Alt. It served as the standard-issue sidearm for the United States Armed Forces from 1911 to 1985. The Gold Cup model was introduced by Colt, way back in the 50s as a premium target pistol and was considered as the gold standard 1911 for use in competitions. A Colt .22-.45 Service Model Conversion Unit Serial Number U1333 accompanies this pistol. It has a 5" barrel with a 7 round magazine. It was introduced in 1985 as a response from Colt to numerous aftermarket companies making smaller versions of the M1911 pistol. The US Army’s Ordnance Department tested early Colt .45 pistols along with .45’s by Savage and even Georg Luger. There IS a 'Tank Officer's ACP' model further down the list, #O9086, sold/ordered/marketed by Jerry's Sports Special, but it's 4.25"-length, too! Colt won and the pistol was first designated as US Model 1911 .45. The Colt Officer’s model for concealed carry was introduced by Colt Manufacturing in 1985. Thanks This gun appears to have possibly been test fired but is in near new condition. wilson combat (in stock) 3.0 (2) officers model 3.5" 45acp nr gunmith-fit barrel. 1989 & additionally marked "TANK OFFICERS"; 350 produced. These came in a factory Armadillo soft case. Conjoined "HP" on barrel. No Reserve. Conversion Unit U1333 was shipped March 6, 1942 in a shipment … Today most compact pistols have 3-inch barrels. The 1911 pistol allowed the … Colt M1991A1 Compact bull barrel and OEM barrel bushing, Old Rollmark Model (ORM) M1991A1 Compact pistol, Talo/Wiley Clap Concealed Carry Officers Model. I don’t remember if Astra had jumped on the bandwagon by then. Most interesting was the little brass plate at he rear which said “mild steel for training purposes only” I understand the US gave a bunch of these to the Canadian Army in 1939 for training use – there is photographic proof of this, 1) Sorry about my error on the Colt revolvers. An Aladdin’s Cave of Ethiopian Arms from InterOrdnance, No, It Doesn’t Take Glock Mags…and Sometimes That’s Better, Okay, to be precise I should say that it is W.B. [1], In 1975, Rock Island Arsenal developed a compact M1911 pistol it called the "General Officer's Model Pistol" for issue to general officers of the US Army and Air Force, but the pistol was unavailable for sale to the general public. Reliability and accuracy has been improved through modifications such as replacing the stock barrel bushing with an aftermarket part and judiciously honing the hammer and sear. By 1911, and after many revisions, only Colt and Savage .45’s were in competition. [2] The following year, Pat Yates of Detonics had introduced his compact "Combat Master", a chopped down 1911, with 3.5" barrel and a shortened grip frame. All correct, original and complete. S# TC167. 07-25-2012, 10:09 PM . Specifically, they purchased 5,000 standard commercial 1911s off the shelf from Colt, with deliveries starting in April of 1915 and ending in January 1916. Had not known of French usage of the 1911 before today. Great deals on 1911 Officers Model Grips. Check out his cool machine gun rental range in Missouri, and his sales on GunBroker. or Best Offer. A blade front and notch rear sight. The model 1911 has been produced in the millions and is in service all over the world some 70 years since it’s introduction in 1911 (hence the model name, 1911). 1911 Grips Cross Colt compact officer model, 3D printed, Magwell Bottom. Super rare tank officers model that colt states they only made thru LEW HORTON about 350 but only 250 were shipped making this guy a rare bird indeed. 1911 Grips For Kimber / Colt / ROCK ISLAND Frames 1911 Compact Damascus Black. Thanks to Ozark Machine Gun for loaning me this pistol! The Officer’s Model demanded considerable revision of the design but the 3-inch pistols even more so. Springs have reduced ends to center on Colt Officers factory guides and replace the originial dual factory springs in the Officers model. 3 1/2". Colt 45 AUTO STAINLESS STEEL MAGAZINE CAMP CARBINE 7 ROUNDS M-1911 / 1129-0 - .45 ACP $15.00: 0 $15.00 14h 32m: 17118819. The number to be produced was 350. It has a 5" barrel with a 7 round magazine. An inescapable characteristic of its compact size, the Colt Officer's ACP drew criticism for being finicky with ammunition and the sharp recoil from the short barrel. One of 1,904 pistols shipped to Commanding Officer, Springfield Armory, Springfield, Massachusetts on March 13, 1915. .32 ACP is more than enough to punch through a person and his clothes at “spitting distance” unless the recipient of the bullet was wearing a particular grade of plate armor. It was designed by famous firearms inventor John Browning after years of development of other various semi-automatic pistols. And nobody wore steel helmets with solid face plates at the time, but I could be wrong…, “(…)I assume that by 7.5mm the French meant 7.65mm, though why they bothered to change the nomenclature I don’t know. Colt Model 1911 serial number 108583. Government Model, or military handgun library! [5], That said, production examples failed to live up to the market's expectations. Please consider, cool machine gun rental range in Missouri, Rollin White’s Single Shot .38 Rimfire Pistol. GI#: 101515323 This Colt's serial number is FN 16307. Only 1 left! The finish is a Satin Nickel finish It has Millett Series 100 Custom Combat Low-Profile Sights installed. The legendary M1911 is a semi-automatic magazine-fed pistol chambered in .45ACP. One version was made by TALO and another by the Pistol Smiths at GunSite Academy. Colt 3 Officers 1911 Magazines 45 ACP 6rd PRO MAG - .45 ACP BuyItNow! https://www.gunbroker.com/item/873514564, Jeez, kind of a big gun to give tankers. 1911 officers receiver w/std, ss, smooth. Colt did not ship the guns as a continuous serial number range, but rather took them basically at random from warehouse stocks. Special limited run from Colt Custom Shop of Officer's ACP mfg. From the same period, I have a Colt “Government Model” (marked on the frame) in .455 Eley. From the estate of Major Herbert E. Oppel, U.S. Army, WWII. Enter your email address to receive notifications of new posts by email. However, the design of the M1911 predates even 1911. My new Colt Officers Model 1911 in .45 Cal.was made in 1985. Most items on an officer’s model 1911 cannot be swapped with commander or government item. Colt's Manufacturing Company - firearms, handguns, pistols, rifles, revolvers. Mr. M has stated (approximately) that the Glock is just an ultimate 1911 refinement. Kimber 1911 Compact Ambi Grips, Checkered, Double … #75 of only 351 ever made. The Officer’s Model was the original short 1911, with a 3.5-inch barrel and grip shortened enough to cut magazine capacity by one round. I am told that the French were developing their 1935, in fair secrecy, at the same time FN was refining the GP 35 Hi-Power, also in secrecy. Cal. McCarty’s idea for a peculiar revolver. Officers Factory Guide Rod Pak: For Use in: Colt Officers .45ACP with factory guide rod This pak contains 1 each of 18.5, 20, 22, & 24 Lb. Officer: 3.5-inch barrel, 6 and 7+1 capacity. This is considered a compact 1911. Dear LDC: Obviously I should’ve been more precise with my query. Specifically, they purchased 5,000 standard commercial 1911s off the shelf from Colt, with deliveries starting in April of 1915 and ending in January 1916. In addition to a great many Spanish pistols of several types, the French government purchased both revolvers and Government Model 1911 pistols from Colt. Both Colt New Service and Smith and Wesson N-frame Hand Ejectors (Second Model) were made in 0.455in. The Colt Officer's Model or Colt Officer's ACP is a single-action, semi-automatic, magazine-fed, and recoil-operated handgun based on the John M. Browning designed M1911. The USa was not yet officially taking part in the war so Colt had stocks of freshly made M1911 pistols. Free shipping. It had a 3-inch bull barrel, as well as a different spring setup. A hybridized variation with Commander-length barrel-slide and alloy Officers Model Frame. They were purchased for the Royal Flying Corps, who passed them on to the Royal Air Force when it was formed by amalgamating the Royal Naval Air Service and Royal Flying Corps and were issued to aircrew as late as 1945. A .32 was just not going to cut it. If Mr. Hogg cited a source I would be glad to know it, and if Mr. M has heard something from his connections or research I would be glad to know. France was in an interesting position during World War One of being a primary supplier of rifles and machine guns to its allies, but a major importer of handguns. Also Douglas Haig and Billy Bishop. As described, i.e. The Colt Competition is available in various calibers, .38 Super, .45 ACP and 9mm and the pistol comes in 2 finishes – matte bluing and stainless steel. COMPACT 1911 GRIPS,SALE $33.73,FITS COLT DEFENDERS,OFFICERS,CLONES,CLASSIC . To date, no complete listing of their individual serial numbers has been made. ed brown (in stock) - 5.0 (4) #325 colt officers model spring kit. It's parkerized with colt wood grips with inserts. The Colt Competition 1911 was unveiled recently by Colt. The Colt Officer's Model or Colt Officer's ACP is a single-action, semi-automatic, magazine-fed, and recoil-operated handgun based on the John M. Browning designed M1911. Matte finished except for blued bbl. Trick out or upgrade your firearm with the largest gun parts selection at eBay.com. $33.73. These appear to have been issued to tank crewmen, but not exclusively. 3.5 Inch Barrel,.45ACP. Minor holster wear along edges. Description: Up for NO RESERVE Is a like new near mint COLT TANK OFFICERS MODEL 1911 CHAMBERED IN 45 ACP!!! I recently obtained a decent, but affordable 1911 from K-Var Armory, the Citadel. In addition to a great many Spanish pistols of several types, the French government purchased both revolvers and Government Model 1911 pistols from Colt. Firearms author, Frank James, writes that the decreased velocity from the shorter barrel causes performance of the round to be less than optimal, and a risk if used in a defensive situation.[6]. Lawrence of Arabia carried a 1911 in the Great War as well–not a Webley as in the movie. I only have Hogg’s assertion in his MSA 20h C as a source. This model soon replaced the Officer’s ACP, which was discontinued in the 1990’s. The officer model 1911 is generally 3.5″ (I say generally because any manufacturer can call their 3.5″ something else as well as call another length “officer”). It was designed by famous firearms inventor John Browning after years of development of other various semi-automatic pistols. These were made for Lew Horton in 1989. Not uncommen back then in the British Army (and most armies in the world really). 45 ACP. In 1985, Colt developed their own in-house version and named it the "Colt Officer's ACP", the following year they introduced a lighter version with an aluminium frame known as the Lightweight Officer's ACP which weighed 10 ounces less (24 ounces). Seeing the popularity of these compact pistols, other pistolsmiths began offering similar conversions on customers' 1911s.[3]. Dear Mr. LDC Includes both magazines as well as Oppel's shoulder holster with his name written on a strap. Those are off the shelf pistols after all. Note that while the 1911 in 0.455 WSL can fire .45 ACP, it is not advisable due to cartridge case length differences resulting in potential headspace problems. I have built a full size replica of a French (and US) FT tank and it is clear that the tank needed something other to protect itself on the flanks. Did French run comparative trials of used automatic pistols after Great War? Manufactured in 1918. Description: Very Rare Colt Tank Officer's Model 1911. 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