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Philip Van Cleave
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I have my fathers Army issued 45 Remington Rand serial #

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I have my fathers Army issued 45 Remington Rand serial #(###) ###-####.handed down to me..he flew 35 missions off the island of Tinian..sister Island to Iwo Jima
I always thought that he carried it during his service in WWII.my older brother said that he thought it was mfg around 1950...
any ideas on when this pistol was MFG?
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Blue Book of Guns, Firearms Appraisals
Expert:  Philip Van Cleave replied 6 months ago.

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You are correct and not your brother on this one. That Remington Rand 1911A1 was made in early 1944, during WW II.

I hope this helps.

Philip

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