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S/N SM3725 to SM13803 Service Model "ACE" .22 made, some gaps in numbering produced in 1945. S/N C221001 to C222000 1946 1000 S/N C222001 to C231999 1947 9999 S/N C232000 to C238500 1948 6501 S/N C238501 to C240000 1949 1500 S/N C240001 to 247700C 1950 7700 S/N 247701C to 253179C 1951 5479 S/N 253180C to 259549C 1952 6370 S/N 259550C to 266349C 1953 6800 S/N 266350C to 270549C 1954 4200 S/N 270550C to 272549C 1955 2000 S/N 272550C to 276699C 1956 4150 S/N 276700C to 281999C 1957 5300 S/N 282000C to 283799C 1958 1800 S/N 283800C to 285799C 1959 2000 S/N 285800C to 287999C 1960 2200 S/N 288000C to 289849C 1961 1850 S/N 289850C to 291299C 1962 1450 S/N 291300C to 293799C 1963 2500 S/N 293800C to 295999C 1964 2200 S/N 296000C to 300299C 1965 4300 S/N 300300C to 308499C 1966 8200 S/N 308500C to 315599C 1967 7100 S/N 315600C to 324499C 1968 8900 S/N 324500C to 332649C 1969 8150 S/N 332650C to 336169C 1970 3520 S/N C211458 Sept.
In 1919 another 400 M1911 Colts shipped in above S/N range. In 1944 no commercial peroduction of any kind recorded.
Certain vintage guns have overlapping serial numbers between models which make the searching even more confusing in some cases Colt offers a unique research service to their customers, it provides you with the brand official archive letter as proof of your gun history.
On the letter are details of the firearm original specifications and features plus the delivery address as well.
Simply go to the Colt homepage and hover your mouse to the “Customer Service” tab.
The gun is currently offered in a 5-inch Government model and Features enhanced hammer and trigger, extended magazine release button, wider thumb safety as well as custom grips with thumb grooves.
Colt serial codes could be hard to read in the case you are not experienced in the field.
While these codes have little impact on the firearms performance, they are one of the best ways to trace back the origin of the gun.
They later started again with the Colt Sporter model.
Mine is an exact copy of what the Military was using including bayonet lug.