Colt Grips

Discussion in 'General 1911 talk' started by paulcsolano, Oct 27, 2018.

  1. paulcsolano

    paulcsolano New Member

    Oct 27, 2018
    Just bought this colt and I'm pretty sure these aren't the original grips. Can someone tell/show me what the original grips should look like?[​IMG]

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  2. BR549er

    BR549er Well-Known Member

    Jul 6, 2018
    This is a 1988.

  3. Cousin Vinny

    Cousin Vinny Well-Known Member

    Feb 24, 2015
    image.jpg Pretty sure these came with rubber wrap arounds with either gold or silver Colt medallions if it is a 1993 or later, if not^^^^^^.
    Cousin Vinny
  4. dakota1911

    dakota1911 Well-Known Member

    Feb 19, 2015
    The sights are also not original. Below is a not great picture of a 1991 in SS.


    I seem to remember blued ones with wrap around rubber and wood. I also seem to remember some blued ones with the hard rubber grip panels that were not wrap around. You might want to see if you can find the serial number in the Colt online lookup or call Colt on their toll free number if the pistol is not listed there. Figure out which year it was made in.

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