Ithaca M1911A1 45ACP SN:1863076 MFG:1944 CANADAIthaca
- Caliber: 45ACP
- Era: Pre-War
- Finish: Parkerized
- Inspector: FJA
- Serial Number: 1863076
- Shipment Type: Military
- Year: 1944
This Ithaca M1911A1 was shipped to the Commanding Officer at Longue Pointe Ordanance Depot in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. This shipment was marked for the "International Branch" on August 16th, 1944. The included Vendor shipping document shows a cost of $33.22 per pistol for a 1500 gun shipment.
At some point in it's life this pistol left Canada and was shipped to Britain and was stamped in accordance to the London Proof House. It has the British crown with a V in the middle as well as the "NOT ENGLISH MAKE" Stamped on the receiver.
The inspector stamp of FJA is for Colonel Frank J. Atwood. He was the Army Inspector of Ordnance at the Rochester Ordnance District from June 15th, 1942 to March 31st, 1946. He would inspect the total production of the M1911A1 pistols manufactured by Remington Rand and Ithaca.