This Ithaca was produced in The pistol’s serial number is It has the correct High Standard barrel. All the parts appear to be Ithaca produced. This pistol has been reparkarized some time in the past. The finish is the correct military finish and coloring. The bore lands are sharp.
Lot 1777: Scarce Original WWII U.S. Army Colt/Ithaca Model 1911A1 Pistol
Reserved for A Grades. Lefever guns numbered under Company once located in Syracuse, NY. This company went out of business. The special serial number block for the Model 37R was discontinued after Special serial number blocks were discontinued during for the models 37S and 37T.
Ithaca MA1 Military Style Shipping Box. FEATURES: Military Issue Style Chipboard with Kraft Cover; 9″ Long x 6″ Wide x ” Deep*; 18″ x 14″ Wax Paper.
This Remington Rand MA1 is striking. One of the more interesting guns that have come through the Guns. The gun came to us from the family of a man who was reportedly a B bomber pilot during the conflict. Remington Rand, not to be confused with Remington Arms, was a business machine company formed in a merger between the Remington Typewriter Company and Rand Kardex Corporation during the Roaring Twenties. However, as with other gadget and widget makers, during WWII they retooled to help crank out the Arsenal of Democracy and win the war.
While Colt, Ithaca, railway equipment maker U. With a serial number that dates to , the Remington Rand in the Guns. Frank J. Atwood, an Ordnance Department wheel, and U. Property marks. Atwood was the U. Army Ordnance officer in charge of war production in the Rochester district of New York from to and both the Remington Rand and Ithaca factories were under his control.
MA1s accepted during that time from those makers will have his FJA mark.
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Between and , Ithaca Gun Company made , of the. Model A1 pistols for the U. In , on the eve of the th.
[Archive] Forum for discussions about the /A1 service pistol. Part of SScott Meadow collection up for sale, · A VERY nice MA1 Ithaca. in Nicaragua · USMC Nicaragua Serial Number List · Trying to date an early
Over the years, Ithaca made numerous firearms, most notably the Ithaca Flues double barrel shotgun and the Ithaca 37 shotgun. Ithaca became famous for building firearms based on expired patents owned by Remington Arms. They also purchased patents from other firearm designers. In Emil Flues was granted Patent ,, for a double barrel shotgun with only three moving parts per barrel. Ithaca bought the patent in and upgraded the design to allow for mass production.
With the Flues designed Ithaca double, which became the best selling American double of all time with more than , produced between and , Ithaca effectively drove Remington out of the double gun market. Its gauge shotguns were the standard used by the Los Angeles Police Department and New York Police Department , and sold to the Royal Thai Army in the early s to arm farmers against communist insurgents.
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Select one: M Serial Numbers — MA1 Serial Numbers — Government Model (commercial) , Ithaca, Colt duplicated these SN, 60,
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Ithaca 1911A1 WW2 Pistol 45 Auto
Military Versions from to They are very rare and rank in value with Singer models. Savage Munitions Co. Some parts were made but no complete pistols.
BIZ Chardon This gun has the Patent date on the slide and has the Exceptional condition in the Ithaca Serial number range 60,
I was planning to pick up the Ithaca in the photos below tomorrow. It was pointed out to me by members of the CMP forum, that while the serial number falls within the last block of production pistols, the serial number is higher than the last known Ithaca serial number of 2,, Any information that could be provided by knowledgeable M collectors would be sincerely appreciated. This would be my first USGI pistol and I am hoping to avoid getting burned if this is not an honest example.
Post war production?? Not really sure. Thanks, Al. There was NO post-war production.
U.S. Ithaca Model 1911A1 Pistol w/British Lend-Lease Markings
Military Versions from to Unique serial number sequences were established for special edition and commemorative Model 37 and Model 87 guns. Much of the data presented for the Model 37 guns came from microfilm copies of Ithaca shipping records on file at the National Tracing Offices of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and from microfiche copies of invoices.
M Site Search Manufacturer/Serial Number/Date Made 36) Ithaca: S/N , to , = (S/N’s , to , were duplicated by Colt.
New PM! Discussion Poll Photo Album. We now have a family heirloom of sorts. Her father had it refinished at the factory after he returned from Vietnam so collector value is diminished, but it does have a lot of sentimental value. What’s the correct tip of grip panels for this? He had it mounted in a display case and it currently has a set of checkered VZ’s mounted on it.
In the bottom of the case there are both a set of walnut double diamond checked and black plastic checkered grips. My daughter can deflate your daughter’s soccer ball. Send me your address and ill send you some plastic ww2 aftermarket grips, look just like the ones pictured, i didn’t like them but merry christmas. The plastic checkered grips in the bottom of the case look exactly like what is pictured. I’m assuming that they are the ones that originally came with the gun.
I don’t know squat about the grips, but that is one very nice family heirloom. Rod We have a President again. Thank God.
This MA1 was manufactured by the Ithaca Gun Company in late according to historical records. The MA1 is a recoil operated, self-loading, semi-automatic pistol that has been chambered for the. The pistol has been designed to operate as a single action firearm that utilizes an external hammer. The steel frame has a grey parkerized finish. The sight system includes a square blade front sight that is milled as part of the slide, and a square notch rear sight that is housed in a dovetail slot and drift adjustable for windage only.
Ithaca earlier shipments were not in sequential order until , so I don’t think you will get much info on it since your serial number pre-dates.
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A Pilot’s Best Friend: WWII Remington Rand M1911A1
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The below dates with associated serial numbers represent the approximate serial number , Lefever Nitro Special – (Made by Ithaca Gun Co.).
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