Manufactured in 1943, at the height of World War II, this is an early production example of a Remington-Rand 1911A1. The left side of the slide is marked with the correct style two-line "REMINGTON-RAND INC./SYRACUSE, N.Y.U.S.A." address and a "P" on top. The left side of the frame has the "FJA" inspection mark and "P" below the magazine release. The standard U.S. property, serial number, and model designation are marked on the right side. The full blue barrel is marked "G" on the bottom in front of the lug and "COLT 45 AUTO" on the lower left. It is fitted with blade and notch sights, checkered slide release, checkered thumb safety and narrow hammer, short stamped trigger, checkered mainspring housing, checkered Keyes Fiber grips, and a "S" marked full-blue magazine.
Excellent, retains 97% plus of the original parkerized finish with some scattered light handling marks and some light edge wear. The grips are also excellent with only the slightest handling marks and crisp checkering. Mechanically excellent, weak grip safety spring.
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