Series 80 refers to the series 80 firing pin safety, which is on other colts as well. Samuel colt founded the colt company over 165 years ago after filing a patent for a revolving cylinder. Colt 1991a1 government series 80 o frame sights gun. A colt mk ivseries 80 and 90 semiautomatic pistol is ready to fire when a. Colt ups the ante with its rail gun series in 2015 video.
If you read my previous blog article on the new mk iv series 70 see. I made some modifications and this too has provided good service. With the replacement of the 1911a1 in military service by the beretta 92 series, colt lost a strong marketing tool. It is equipped with a series 80 style firing pin safety, and it is shipped in colts current standard blue, clamshell pistol box. Posts about series 70 vs series 80 written by rdoug. We now have the complete basic field manual of the m1911 and m1911a1 online.
However, the grips did not support the plunger tube and were soon replaced by superior rubber stocks. The 1991 combat commander is a regular production pistol in colts lineup, not a custom shop item. Items shipped from our own warehouse can be shipped much sooner than items shipped direct to you from one of our fulfillment suppliers. Upgrades from the original include white dot sights and a lowered ejection port. Included with this colt is the original box, owners manual, and two 7round magazines. The ww1, gunsite, and series 70 pistols will be series 70 no firing pin safety and the defender is a series 90 a series 80, as far as you need to be concerned, and the rest are series 80. Overall, this colt is in good condition with minimal use and cosmetic wear. Initially, the 1991a1 featured cheap plastic grips and a matte finish. Seller assumes all responsibility for listing this item. I recently acquired a nib colt m1911 series 80 at a great price. A long trigger, flat mainspring housing and original style recoil spring system remain from the original m1911 design. Special thanks goes to anthony gabrielson who did the scanning and ocr which allows this online document to look like the original while having the type in text so that it is. Ive been looking all over the but cant find anything. Finish is parkerized matte finish, fixed sights, checkered black composite grips, with colt prancing pony, 7 shot magazine, comes in brown molded hard case with original manual.
Evolution gun works egw colt 1911 os firing pin stop series 80 45 stainless. If you go above that say 600700, you are doing alright. Colt pistols 1911 series 80 for sale guns international. We now have the complete basic field manual of the m1911 and m1911a1. I accept paypal for payment and payment must be paid within 7 days from the end of the auction. This is the version which was issued in 1940 and authorized by general george c. Browse our huge selection of colt 1991a1 parts today. How do i find the manufacture date of my colt series 80 1991a1 on.
Manufacturers colt auto pistols 1991a1 government series 80 o frame sights colt auto pistols 1991a1 government series 80 o frame sights sort by. Due to the recent increase in order volume, shipping on some items may be delayed up to 15 business days or longer. Classic colt 1911 style frame with matte black finish. Im thinking about doing a few mods but dont want to sink big bucks into something thats not going to have a lot of value found this out with guitars. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on youtube. Colt mkivseries 80semiautomatic pistols barrel magazine pistol type length finishes capacity sights governmentmodel 38superor 9mmluger 5 coblue 9rounds. Upgrades from the original include white dot sights and a lowered ejection port for extra reliability. If you can get it between 550600 you are doing awesome.
This is a firing pin spring for the colt 1991a1 combat series 80 semiauto pistol. Shop our selection of hard to find colt parts today. A little more info the 1991a1 pistols were marketed as a modern rendition of the classic wwii 1911a1 but purists were disappointed with colts efforts. Since 1855, colt continues to maintain its position as one of the worlds leading gun manufacturers by blending stateoftheart technologies and modernized manufacturing methods. Delta elite, combat elite combat commander, commander and officers acp models. Internally, at least since 1983 on colt series 80 pistols such as the m1991a1 depicted here, there is also a firing pin block that only disengages when the trigger is pulled, which in turn can only occur if the external safety is disengaged and the grip safety is squeezed into the grip. The original run from 1970 to 1983 also included a fingered collet bushing over a barrel with a widened muzzle end. While i have older colts and even a highly polished colt stainless steel custom shop pistol, i have none. Colt mk ivseries 80 and 90 pistolsowners manual copy. Colt 1991a1 compact series 80, 1991a1 government series 80, ace 22 conversion, combat commander series 70, combat commander series 80, combat elite series 80, combat target series 80, commander, commander lightweight series 80, delta elite series 80, delta gold series 80, gold. This was the first retro model or nod to an asissued wwii government model pistol.
If your firearm does not appear in the listing, please understand that this is not a comprehensive database. This instruction manual applies only to colt series 80 plstols, but does not apply to any other colt pistol. Most likely, the series 80 wont need any work except for a couple of spring changes and a couple of good mags. The colt series 80, m1991 government model incorporates a few modern improvements compared to the original m1911 government model pistol. Looking for colt 1991a1 parts to complete your restoration or repair project. The springfield is a very good 1911 but the colt seems to be a better deal. The 01991 is colts most recent iteration of the 1991a1.
Browse all new and used colt pistols 1911 series 80 for sale and buy with confidence from. A short video on my day at the range with a colt series 80 1911 and some thoughts on the 1911 in general. Colt 1991a1 combat series 80 pistol firing pin spring ebay. A look at the colt mk iv series 70, then you know that the originals differed from the original in more than just the trigger. In 1991 colt revamped their 1911 line by turning the basic government model into a valuepriced item. Cardboard sleeve is ripped and missing the end label. Price check 1991a1 colt the leading glock forum and. This is a discussion on colt 1991a1 within the handguns forums, part of the gun forum category. With colt blue box, matching shipping box, manual, and lock. Colt 1991a1 series 80 like new in original box for sale. This is being soldas is please look at photos and ask questions. Information provided here is approximate, if you wish to support your investment with the purchase of a complete history and letter of authenticity for your firearm or for more information, please contact colt s archive department.
Colt safety and instruction manual for colt mk iv series 80 colt mk iv series 80 government model. I just picked up a colt 1991a1 model 80 from a neighbor whos leaving the country. This is a used colt 1991a1 commander pistol chambered in 45 acp. Colt has left behind the idea of being the everyday persons gun and has cashed in on being a collectorsprestige item.
Colt 1991a1 series 80 like new in original box 10211659 buyer tip. Custom skelontonized trigger and hammer as well as checkered pachmayr g. The 1991a1 pistol features the colt series 80 firing pin block. Guys,id appreciate some info of the large brain trust here. The pistol illustrated is my personal daytoday colt. Among the most noticeable of these are an extended tang on the grip safety to help prevent hammer bite and improved patridgetype sights for. Colt offers the 1991 combat commander in blued and stainless steel finishes. Let us know when you make your purchase and dont forget a range report. Look no further numrich gun parts is the worlds largest supplier of gun parts and has been a leader in the community since 1950. I semi retired the springfield armory 1911 when i hac a chance to pick up a series 80 colt 1991a1 45. When you lend, give or sell this firearm, be sure this manual goes with it. Colt auto pistols 1991a1 government series 80 o frame parts list. It features a 4inch barrel, series 80 action, 3dot sights, thumb safety, and rubber grips with colt medallions.
One of the newest versions of this platform is the colt o4091u stainless commander, which is a basically a stainless 1991a1 frame and commanderlength slide outfitted with a 4. In the end, the colt 1991a1 series 80 was, to a degree, the last of the affordable colts. Colts 1991 combat commander is a direct descendent of the original 1911a1 featuring a 4. Information provided here is approximate, if you wish to support your investment with the purchase of a complete history and letter of authenticity for your firearm or for more information, please contact colts archive department. Colts manufacturing company firearms, handguns, pistols, rifles, revolvers. Eighty years following the creation of the 1911 pistol, colt introduced the series 80 1991a1 as its entry into the lowend governmentmodel pistol market. This is a very nice, lightly used colt 1991a1 series 80, semi auto pistol. The newer production models have become more of a status symbol than a working mans gun. Evolution gun works egw colt practical 1911 extractor series 70 for 45acp. Todays 1991a1 pistols feature a blue finish and nice wooden stocks.
Language cautioning against pulling the trigger with the second finger was included in the initial m1911 manual, and later manuals up to the 1940s. This is a very nice, lightly used colt 1991a1 series 80, semi auto pistol chambered for. The government model mk iv series 80 retains a quality of endurance acknowledged since. In 1983 the series 80 models were introduced with the new firing pin safety system, which guarded against an accidental discharge should a loaded pistol be dropped onto a hard surface. The colt 1991 series is a direct descendant of the original colt m1911. Consignor states pistol is new in box and features an ultra polished stainless steel finish.1140 103 205 71 150 1337 303 65 1228 864 1 645 252 648 666 390 547 163 738 630 1529 1356 551 1284 732 1180 499 1273 435 872 273 1103 970 357 1288 193 986 1395 334 1397 673