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    On Saturday I stopped by one of my favorite shops for used/consignment guns. They have, or had at the time, a Colt Commander .45acp with a serial number ending "LW". If I'm reading the numbers on Proofhouse.com it dates to 1965! It had a fair amount of blue wear, 3 holsters, Pach grips, a set...
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    I got the chance to get my hands on a old Colt that was given to my neighbor by his father. He said his dad didn’t give him much information about the ol 1911, but said he wanted him to have it. My neighbor knows I’m a addict so brought it over to me to inspect it. Once I seen it, I knew it was...
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    Okay, I need some help .... I ran across a Colt Commercial from the 20's I'm having a hard time believing it hasn't been refinished... It shows signs of wear.. but still looks pretty good for its age... What should or could I look for to help identify if it's been reblued ? What should I look...
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