Follow up on some auctions like Cowan's.
I picked up a 1945 frame (with the military stamp) that had a 9mm top for $250.00. After researching and finding the parts, I had a 1945 era parkerized 1911a1 that had Colt parts. Total bill after all was said and done? Approx $525.00
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