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1945 Ithaca M1911A1 FJA Inspected .45 ACP

Sold For:  $1,800  |  Ended On: 2/02/2024
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Details From The Safe

Seller: lumberjack2

Company Name: Prescott Collectibles

Location: Prescott, AZ

Lot #: 17

Known Details

Caliber: .45 ACP

Finish: Parkerized

Grips: Plastic

Barrel Length: 5"

Round Capacity: 7

Class: Curio & Relic

Serial: 2651527

Sellers FFL Type: Type 01 FFL

Shipping: Fedex 2 Day : $50.00

Payment Methods: Credit Card Fee 3%, Money Order, Certified Check, Personal Check (7 Day Shipment Hold)

Inspection Period: 3 Day - No Fire

Taxes: AZ Sales Tax 8.35%

This World War II Ithaca M1911A1 U.S. Army Issue, dates as 1945 production and is one of the last of 41,305 units manufactured by Ithaca Gun Co. Of New York. Ithaca along with Union Switch & Signal, Remington Rand and Colt, all carried the banner of M1911A1 production through World War II. It’s chambered in .45 ACP, parkerized and wears plastic checkered grips. This Ithaca M1911A1 is Frank J Atwood inspected and is stamped with his “FJA” Inspection mark.

World War II Ithaca M1911A1 U.S. Army for sale at auction

This Ithaca 1911A1 being military issue, shows off a smooth war-worn parkerized finish, traces of minor high edge wear and a light patina on the frame. The trigger is stamped, hammer and slide lock are serrated, thumb safety is knurled, and the main spring housing is grooved. The front strap shows smooth up through the trigger guard, along with a smooth grip safety.  

World War II 1911 for Sale At Auction

The markings on the left side of the slide are “ITHACA GUN CO. INC.” above “ITHACA N.Y.”. The frame’s left side shows the “FJA” Inspection mark behind the trigger reliefs. A “P” proof mark below the magazine release and the top of the slide. The right-side slide shows blank. The frame shows the “UNITED STATES PROPERTY” above the serial number “No 2651527 and “M1911A1 U.S. ARMY”Other markings to note Is the proper Crossed Cannons ordnance stamp behind the grips on the right of the frame.  

1945 Ithaca M1911A1

The barrel is a replacement for the M1911A1, marked with a S and P” on the lug. The bore is bright and shiny, showing distinctly strong lands and grooves. Its blue in color and shows common cycling patterns. The muzzle end shows strong edges, with light silvering and the front sight shows light handling marks. The rear sight, dovetail set with a square notch. The serrations of on the slide show light silvering, but sharp and straight edges. The slide to frame fits tight to the frame. 

M1911A1 Sem-automatic pistol

The grips are in excellent condition showing sharp checkering throughout and no major handling marks near the butt of the pistol. The included magazine is finished in blue and shows minor silvering associated with common wear patterns. The butt of this M1911A1 pistol and lanyard loop shows light edge silvering, while still maintaining sharp edges.

U.S. ARMY 1911A1

Overall, This Ithaca M1911A1 would be the perfect addition for World War II M1911A1 or small arms and semi-automatic collections.

Winning Bid
$1,800 by ROTZ
Ended On
February 2nd, 2024
Bids
11
1633 Views | 10 Watchers

Comments & Questions

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ROTZ

11/28/2023 7:06:38 PM UTC

This would be a nice addition with my 1943 Rock-Ola M1 carbine.

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Safe Queens

11/28/2023 7:00:24 PM UTC

Sold on 11/28/2023 for $1,800 to ROTZ

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ROTZ

11/28/2023 6:44:49 PM UTC

$1,800 Bid

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Cove3rt

11/28/2023 6:04:28 PM UTC

Pretty high condition Ithaca here. Looks quite a bit better then the Ithaca / Remington Rand that sold last week. Love the blue barrel and blue magazine contrast against the parkerized finish.

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JUNA

11/28/2023 5:36:39 PM UTC

$1,700 Bid

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ROTZ

11/28/2023 5:18:11 PM UTC

$1,600 Bid

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JUNA

11/28/2023 11:18:37 AM UTC

$1,500 Bid

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nanzca

11/27/2023 8:54:49 PM UTC

$1,300 Bid

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vet-72

11/24/2023 11:48:41 PM UTC

$1,200 Bid

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minerbrian

11/24/2023 10:53:36 PM UTC

$1,100 Bid

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vet-72

11/23/2023 1:26:42 AM UTC

$1,000 Bid

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BMFF

11/21/2023 11:12:02 AM UTC

$950 Bid

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vet-72

11/14/2023 1:26:25 PM UTC

$700 Bid

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Ponyup

11/09/2023 6:16:23 PM UTC

$575 Bid

Details From The Safe

Seller: lumberjack2

Company Name: Prescott Collectibles

Location: Prescott, AZ

Lot #: 17

Known Details

Caliber: .45 ACP

Finish: Parkerized

Grips: Plastic

Barrel Length: 5"

Round Capacity: 7

Class: Curio & Relic

Serial: 2651527

Sellers FFL Type: Type 01 FFL

Shipping: Fedex 2 Day : $50.00

Payment Methods: Credit Card Fee 3%, Money Order, Certified Check, Personal Check (7 Day Shipment Hold)

Inspection Period: 3 Day - No Fire

Taxes: AZ Sales Tax 8.35%

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