Jackpot 1911 or NOT?

Discussion in 'The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum' started by sigpointman, Sep 18, 2012.

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  1. sigpointman

    sigpointman New Member

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    Sep 18, 2012
    Oh well, guess it does not matter now, sold it for $1,000 at this weekends local gunshow. I didn't even make it to the entrance door to the show.

    Thanks for the help/info!
     
  2. Double D

    Double D Administrator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jul 16, 2009
    North Florida
    Told you some folks will pay for the colt name...but I have to say, you found someone who didnt know what he was buying......oh well, good for you!
     

  3. JLA

    JLA Well-Known Member

    Feb 26, 2007
    Heart Of Texas
    I cant believe you sold your grandfathers 1911.. Guess im just a sentimental guy.
     
  4. Double D

    Double D Administrator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jul 16, 2009
    North Florida
    I would feel the same way josh, if the gun werent so pieced together...
     
  5. sigpointman

    sigpointman New Member

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    Sep 18, 2012
    It wasn't my grandfathers, but the guy who I got it from! And YES, I think he wanted it for bragging rights more than anything, Cash Is King
     
  6. TheGunClinger

    TheGunClinger Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    As the story goes, my grandfather was in WW2, and after the war, he purchased "his" Colt 1911 for a mere $12, and for extra $8 bucks, had it transfered legally! True or not, can't really say, just going by what grandma told me. The pistol does have an "AA" stamped on the left side, just above the trigger guard, if this helps

    I coulda swore you said you inherited it from your grandfather.
     
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