Remington 1911 Government Model

I inherited this gun. Looks to be WW2 era Government Model 1911, #2305 .45 Caliber manufactured by Remington Rand. I know that Remington Rand was a typewriter company back in the day. I believe they were making guns for the war effort.


It’s a full size 1911 .45 Cal

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June 3, 2024
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Hello Chris, Thank you for choosing Mearto for your online appraisal and thank you for your patience. It seems your item was previously assigned to an expert who is no longer with Mearto. Regarding your item: The Remington 1911 Government Model is an iconic firearm that played a significant role during World War II. Manufactured by Remington Rand, a renowned American firearms company, this particular model, bearing serial number #2305, is a representative example of the Government Model 1911. Introduced in 1911, the M1911 pistol served as the standard-issue sidearm for the United States Armed Forces for several decades. Renowned for its reliability, stopping power, and rugged design, it became one of the most widely used handguns in military history. During World War II, Remington Rand, along with other manufacturers like Colt and Springfield Armory, produced millions of M1911 pistols to meet the demand of the U.S. military. These pistols were used by soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines in theaters of war around the world, contributing to the Allied victory. The serial number #2305 suggests that this particular Remington 1911 Government Model was among those produced during the war years. As such, it represents a tangible link to a pivotal period in history when the world was engulfed in conflict, and the fate of nations hung in the balance. Today, vintage firearms like the Remington 1911 Government Model are highly sought after by collectors and enthusiasts for their historical significance and craftsmanship. Very good condition. Retail prices may vary. Thank you again for submitting your item and I hope that you have a nice day! Kind regards, David U.