Hood is wider for use on colt specific series 70 slides. Colt govt model mk iv 1911 70 series package for sale or. New old colt 1911 mk iv series 70 wlarge roll marks. Please visit the website and check out what the great folks who support us have to offer. This m1911 initially retained the split barrel bushing, but it incorporated a new feature hated by m1911 purists. The series 70 is also available in blued or stainless steel, in contrast to the m1911a1 that was produced in a dull gray parkerized finish. The major changes were a slightly heavier slide and a slotted collet barrel bushing. The colt government model 1911 is referred to by many as the worlds greatest handgun. Colt 1911 70 series colt semi auto 45 cal in a colt mark iv.
Regular commercial model colt except has english order mark in russian on left side of frame. Shortly after the war, colt introduced a new gun, the commander, which was based on the colt 1911 government design. Colt combat government model, mark iv series 80 1911forum. The 1911 colt is without a doubt, the most copied and most modified gun in the world. Nicholas oetken perhaps the most iconic handgun of all time is the colt m1911a semiautomatic. The value of a 1981 colt mkivseries 70 government hey guys. Colt sn c18501 to c18850 and norway sn 1 to 5000 june 1915 to ww ii 400 colt 1911 s. New in box 45 acp colt mark iv series 70 government model with 5 barrel. It is stamped on the right side of the frame, above, and slightly forward, of the grip. On the reverse it says colt s government model, and faux wood grips include a golden cold medallion inset into the grip. The 1911 has come a long way since colts original 1911 government model. Manufacturers colt auto pistols 1911 government series 70 o frame expandcollapse all categories. Colt 1911 mk iv series 70 government model duration. This gun was essentially a shortened version of the a1 and was manufactured with a 4.
I have looked at various sites like gun broker ectand the prices are all over the place. Shooting and discussing a beautiful series 70 colt reproduction. Russia purchased more m1911 pistols than any other country besides the u. It was colt s first attempt to sell a 1911 government with custom features. Its silver metal slide is laser etched with the words colt s mk iv series 70 government model. Colt government mark iv series 70 guns international. The government model has a 5 barrel with checkered walnut grips adorned with the colt medallion. Colt auto pistols 1911 government series 70 o frame parts.
Colt series 70 model o the firearms forum the buying. The series 70 colt government model pistols were introduced in the 1970s as an update to the aging m1911a1 pistols. Colts manufacturing company firearms, handguns, pistols, rifles, revolvers. Mkivseries 70 production information the series 70 government model colts were chambered in. Sep 21, 2012 ive noticed that colt stainless steel series 70 model o 1911 s with the 100 year rollstamp are not only hard to find, but they seem to command a very hefty price tag when ya can find one. Evolution gun works egw colt practical 1911 extractor series 70 for 45acp.
Colt mark iv series 70 government model description. If you own a 1911, there is a good chance that this one is in better condition. What is the value of my colt mkiv series 70 government. Great looking pistol, functions flawless, and is dead on accurate. Made by countless gun makers in countless variations, the series 70 government model by colt, the original manufacturer, sticks close to the configuration designated as the m1911a1 in 1926. This is also available in a blued finish, though this. Colt 1911 government model mark iv series70 45 nickel il. The value of a 1981 colt mkivseries 70 government 1911forum. Aug 21, 2018 the venerable model 1911a1 was manufactured by colt and others during world war ii until 1971. This is an original factory replacement part from colt. We will be doing a comparison to the series 80 as well as range day performance and holsterpart recomendations. Many a keystroke has been dedicated to the differences between the colt series 70 and series 80 pistols. That colt model 1911 was a commercial model, not a government model and based on the serial number, it was made in 1947. If you have any questions regarding this item, you should contact the seller before bidding.
Between 1983 and 1988, government and gold cup models of series 80 guns contained series 70 type barrels and bushings. The most widely produced, copied, used, talked about, written about and debated handgun in the world. Colt pistols 1911 series 70 colt pistols custom shop sellers information when emailing or calling sellers direct, please mention that you saw their listing on. All items shipped priority mail please contact gloria at 5405802762 after 12 noon eastern time or email commonwealthcollectiblesyahoo 4% credit card fee.
Colt series 70 government 1911 handgun shooters report. I have a govt model mk iv series 70 colt 1911 that i bought, second hand, in 1977. Figure 1 colt government model mkivseries 70 modelo. Colt s entire line of 1911 style pistols were switched to the new design in 1983, so they all bore the series 80 designation even the commander and officers acp models. It is a new example of the best fighting handgun of all timethe. Colt pistols 1911 series 70 for sale guns international. Colt series 70 1911 government how much is it worth and.
Jan 29, 2018 an original colt mk iv series 70 disassembled the example here has a 70b prefixed serial number. From inspecting it, maybe a box of rds through it, if that at all. The series 70 handguns are differentiated from the series 80 models mostly by the fact the series 80 pistols incorporated a firing pin block. Colt combat government model, mark iv series 80 found one in the lgs, cant find much info on it, but it seems like not a lot were made. Buy 1982 colt 1911 government model mark iv series 70 bright nickel. Mkiv series 70 production information the series 70 government model colts were chambered in. The right side of the slide is marked, colt s government model, with the oneline address and serial number stamped below on the frame, and the left side of slide marked, colt mk iv series 70 government model 9mm luger caliber followed by the rampant colt. The resulting colt government model was officially termed the colt mark iv series 70. The two guns pictured on this page are both mkiv series 70 government model colts in. Colt auto pistols 1911 government series 70 o frame parts list find the colt 1911 series 70 parts that youve been looking for to complete your repair project.
It is an alloriginal gun except for the grips, which are. Colts mk ivseries 70 government model a long name for this iconic 45 acp handgun, but a gun well worth its status in american history. The government model standard size mark iv series 70 is the civilian models of 1911 pistol for export and local civilian market. This mark iv series 70 government model is serial number 57581g70 and was manufactured in 1978. Colt semidropin barrel 1911 government series 70 45 acp 1. Colt 1911 70 series colt semi auto 45 cal in a colt mark iv goverment model blued. Colt mk ivseries 70 full metal co2 gbb airsoft pistol.
Beautiful example from 19761980 manufacture deep rich bluing with mirror shine as new. Colt government model mk iv series 70 z33041 united states. All items shipped priority mail please contact gloria at 5405802762 after 12 noon eastern time or email commonwealthcollectiblesyahoo thanks for looking. To improve accuracy on the government model, colt eventually modified the barrel bushing, and the new pistol was deemed the colt government model mark iv series 70. Fsft colt govt model mk iv 1911 70 series package location. I am trying to trace the serial number, but mine does not match anything i have been able to find. The other side is inscribed with colts government model. That places this 1911 at the very end of the original mk iv series 70 run, as the 70b serial number began in 1981 and ran through the end of production in 1983. Seller assumes all responsibility for listing this item.
Have manual but do not have orig for sale by bkelley331 on gunsamerica 957167354. My lgs has a very nice almost pristeen series 70 for sale, but the price is pretty high, no box or tools, just the gun. Theres nothing i can say about these guns that hasnt already been said a thousand times, by a thousand others. Colts series 70 pistol features the series 70 firing system, making it a faithful reproduction and throwback to colt government models manufactured during the. I recently aquired a stainless colt series 70, as sort of a family heirloom. Colt series 70 mark iv government tactical priority. Ive noticed that colt stainless steel series 70 model o 1911 s with the 100 year rollstamp are not only hard to find, but they seem to command a very hefty price tag when ya can find one. Here is a colt mark iv series 70 government model that is absolutely stone cold mint nib and nickel plated. Shooting its 17 rounds at 344 fps, you have the right power for close quarter combat. The tritium powered sight is white in colour during day light and is green in low level light night the ml10776 was designed to fit the colt 1911 government and commander model and not springfield model. Colt pistols 1911 series 80 for sale guns international. Colt introduced this model in 1970 as a newer version of the model 1911a1.
If you dont own a 1911, now is your chance to own one of the cleanest in box colt 1911s on the market. The 1991 series incorporates fullsized blued and stainless models in either. The story goes that many decades ago colt sold the m1911a1 to civilians as the colt government model, a name that still exists today on many. Introduced the accurized split barrel bushing collet bushing. Meprolight continues to offer the strongest guarantee in the industry for the usable light of our trudot sights. Colt government 1911 mk iv series 70 semiautomatic pistol circa 19701976 has 70g prefix in serial number chambered in. Read the instructions, warnings and cautions in this manual carefully before using this firearm. But first a history lesson on the colt government model m1911 series 70 versus the series 80, and the controversy surrounding the latter. The 19912001 model used a large m1991a1 roll mark engraved on the slide. This gun is new in the original plastic bag and box with all the paperwork and one magazine. Nice, crisp wood grips with the iconic gold medallion.
New old colt 1911 mk iv series 70 wlarge roll marks something i found the other day, a 1973 colt 1911 mk iv series 70 government model with original box and papers. Colt 1911 gold cup trophy, series 80 blued slide 45acp and national match barrel. Colt mk iv series 80 government model 380 cal parts lot. Browse the large selection of grips offered by numrich gun parts. If you dont own a 1911, now is your chance to own one of the cleanest in box colt 1911 s on the market. Slide marked colt s mk iv series 70 government model. Extended slide catch installed, arched grooved mainspring housing, checkered front grip strap, beveled magazine well with extension installed. This is a stunning replica of colts government model mark iv series 70 m1911a1 from tokyo marui with incredible build quality coupled with high reliability. This is a nice honest colt 70 series mark iv 1911 with a factory nickel finish. You would be hard pressed to find a nicer nickel gun like this anywhere. Relisted due to final bidder residing in ca on consignment. Colt 1911a1 mkiv series 70 government model colt 1911a1 mkiv series 70 gold cup national match.
Colt government model mk iv series 70 z33041 united. Tokyo marui colt government 1911 mk iv series 70 nickel. Colt 1911 mark iv series 70 combat government model pistol. Sep 14, 2015 well begin with a rather rare bird, a new colt mk iv series 70. Numrich has been supplying new and used parts since 1950, and has the experience that you need when ordering your 1911 series 70. After a few years of that run, colt redesigned the barrel bushing in an attempt to improve accuracy. The right side of the slide is marked, colts government model, with the oneline address and serial number stamped below on the frame, and the left side of slide marked, colt mk iv series 70 government model 9mm luger caliber followed by the rampant colt. Colt 1911 mk iv series 80 government model 45 acp in stainless steel. Colt govt model mk iv series 70 1911 45 acp pistol dec. Selling my colt government model mark iv series70 45 auto, factory nickel finish this 1911 is pristine, has barely seen action the factory nickel finish is flawless and the factory walnut grips are also flawless included is the original box, numbered to the pistol and some of the paperwork the box has one of the end flaps missing, overall, a very nice, scarce, factory nickel series 70.