OLD COLT: WE PROVIDE THE PUBLIC WITH AN ONLINE EDUCATIONAL RESOURCE FOR OLD COLT GUNS.

The Colt Government Model is the commercial version of the famous 1911 and 1911A1 that was invented by John M. Browning.  The Colt Government model features a 5" barrel with a 8 1/2" overall length.  A detachable magazine with a 7 round capacity.

The Colt 1911 or Government Model started production in 1912 and the pre-war and post war variants ran up until 1970 when they were replaced by the 70 series government model.

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