Clark Custom 45

Discussion in 'General 1911 talk' started by 1563621, Nov 12, 2011.

  1. 1563621

    1563621 Member

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    Oct 28, 2011
    This one is a 1917 Black Army, US marked and Clark marked. Bought in a Las Vegas pawn shop! Go Figure! colts 006.jpg colts 007.jpg
     
  2. 1563621

    1563621 Member

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    Oct 28, 2011
    Serial # is 150xxx
     

  3. John

    John Supporting Addict Supporting Addict

    Oct 7, 2011
    Nice find. Can you post better pics of that front strap?
     
  4. 1563621

    1563621 Member

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    Oct 28, 2011
    more Clarks

    100_0379.jpg 100_0380.jpg colts 002.jpg View attachment 1157 That is Clark's shark tooth pattern. Really good grip.bottom is a 1948 38 super. one of Clarks first ones. needs a refinish.
     
  5. Glock2740

    Glock2740 1911 addict Staff Member Moderator

    Aug 16, 2011
    Cool. My buddy is having a Clark Custom Meltdown built from the ground up. Should be ready this spring. Gonna be very cool. :thumb:
     
  6. 1563621

    1563621 Member

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    Oct 28, 2011
    I have seen some of their melt-downs, Very Nicely done!
     
  7. Earlsbud

    Earlsbud Supporting Addict Supporting Addict

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    Aug 28, 2011
    +1 Front strap?
     
  8. 1563621

    1563621 Member

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    Oct 28, 2011
    Some more pics.

    including 2 more Gold cups.
     

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  9. Sir Guy

    Sir Guy Sharpening Ockham's Razor Supporting Addict

    Aug 20, 2011
    Nice grab! Have you shot it yet? :thumb:

    Andy
     
  10. 1563621

    1563621 Member

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    Oct 28, 2011
    Yes I have shot the WW1. Not too often, I shoot the 38 super more.
     
  11. AlchemyCustomWeaponry

    AlchemyCustomWeaponry Crabby Old Gunsmith

    Nov 4, 2011
    Really neat but I can't stand that "stippling". SA used to make a NM Hardball with that Bomar in the stock dovetail a few years back. Don't know if they still do or not.
     
  12. Glock2740

    Glock2740 1911 addict Staff Member Moderator

    Aug 16, 2011
    Yeah, I believe their custom shop still makes one.
     

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