Springfield 1911 dating
S.) = June 1915 to WW II (400 Colt 1911's .45 caliber purchased and issued to Norwegian Navy. Commercial models converted to military use except for limited production of Service Model "ACE" with S/N's around SM2715.
4) Colt Service Model "ACE" : Caliber .22 Long Rifle = Feb. 18, 1917 ( Russia purchased 51,000 M1911 .45 ACP pistols during WW I. Russia purchased more M1911 pistols than any other country besides the U. S/N's 1-C92505, 2-C92332, 3-C92227, 4-C91632, 5-C91739, 6-C91936, 7-C92359, 8-C91710, 9-C92326, 10-C92290, 11-C92239, 12-C92335, 13-C92291, 14-C92250, 15-C92347, 16-C92244, 17-C92343, 18-C92249, 19-C92156, 20-C92337, 21-C92358, 22-C92245, 24-C92243, 25-C92294 S/N C201069 shipped to Springfield Armory on Sept. __________________________________________________________________ Serial Numbers Date Number Made S/N C135000 to C139999 1924 5000 S/N C140000 to 144999 1925 5000 S/N C145000 to C150999 1926 6000 S/N C151000 to C151999 1927 1000 S/N C152000 to C154999 1928 3000 S/N C155000 to C155999 1929 1000 S/N C156000 to C158999 1930 3000 S/N C159000 to C160999 1931 2000 S/N C161000 to C164799 1932 3800 S/N C164800 to C174599 1933 9800 S/N C174600 to C177999 1934 3400 S/N C178000 to C179799 1935 1800 S/N C179800 to C183199 1936 3400 S/N C183200 to C188699 1937 5500 S/N C188700 to C189599 1938 900 S/N C189600 to C198899 1939 9300 S/N C198900 to C199299 1940 400 S/N C199300 to C208799 1941 9500 S/N C208800 to C215018 1942 6219 Production Stopped because of World War II. S/N's C214752, C214753, C214754 April 3, 1942 Shipped to Winchester Repeating Arms Co.
UNITED STATES PROPERTY marking is on left front of frame.
Non-serifed "H" matches "H" on top of frame near disconnector.
If you keep a loaded firearm where a child obtains and improperly uses it, you may be fined or sent to prison.
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