1911/1911A1 Production Numbers

Year Serial Number Range Manufactured by Special Notes Quantity
1912  1-500 Colt   500
  501-1000 Colt USN 500
  1001-1500 Colt   500
  1501-2000 Colt USN 500
  2001-2500 Colt   500
  2501-3500 Colt USN 1000
  3501-3800 Colt USMC 300
  3801-4500 Colt   700
  4501-5500 Colt USN 1000
  5501-6500 Colt   1000
  6501-7500 Colt USN 1000
  7501-8500 Colt   1000
  8501-9500 Colt USN 1000
  9501-10500 Colt   1000
  10501-11500 Colt USN 1000
  11501-12500 Colt   1000
  12501-13500 Colt USN 1000
  13501-17250 Colt   3750

 

 

1913 17251-36400 Colt   19,150
  36401-37650 Colt USMC 1250
  37651-38000 Colt   350
  38001-43800 Colt USN 5800
  43801-43900 Colt USN - USS NEW YORK 100
  43901-44000 Colt USN - USS TEXAS 100
  44001-60400 Colt   16,400

 

 

1914 60401-72570 Colt   12,170
  72571-83855 Springfield   11,285
  83856-83900 Colt   45
  83901-84400 Colt USMC 500
  84401-96000 Colt   11,600
  96001-97537 Colt USN - Various Ships 1537
  97538-102596 Colt   5059
  102597-107596 Springfield   5000

 

 

1915 107597-109500 Colt   1904
  109501-110000 Colt USN - NAVAL MILITIA 500
  110001-113496 Colt   3496
  113497-120566 Springfield   7070
  120567-125566 Colt   5000
  125567-133186 Springfield   7620

 

 

1916 133187-137400 Colt   4214

 

 

1917 137401-151186 Colt   13,786
  151187-151986 Colt USMC 800
  151987-185800 Colt   33,814
  185801-186200 Colt USMC 400
  186201-209586 Colt   23,386
  209587-210386 Colt USMC 800
  210387-215386 Colt Reserved for receivers 5000
  215387-216186 Colt USMC 800
  216187-216586 Colt   400
  216587-216986 Colt USMC 400

 

 

1918 216987-217386 Colt USMC 400
  217387-223952 Colt   6566
  223953-223990 Colt USN 38
  223991-232000 Colt   8010
  232001-233600 Colt USN 1600
  233601-580600 Colt   347,000
  1-13381 Remington Arms - UMC   13,381

 

 

1919 13381-21676 Remington Arms - UMC   8,295
  580601-629500 Colt   48900
  629501-717386 Colt   Suspended

 

 

1924 700001-710000 Colt   10,000

 

 

1937 710001-711605 Colt USN 836, USA 769 1605
  711606-712349 Colt USN 744

 

 

1938 712350-713645 Colt   1296

 

 

1939 713646-717281 Colt USN 3,636

 

 

1940 717282-721977 Colt   4696

 

 

1941ع 721978-756733 Colt   34,756
  S800001-S800500 Singer Mfg. Co.   500
  H800501-H801000 Assigned to H&R   0

 

 

1942 756734-793657 Colt   36,924
  793658-797639 Colt USN 3982
  797640-800000 Colt   2361
  856101-861999 Colt    

 

 

1942-43 916405-1041404 Remington Rand 1943 = 921700-1,041,404 125,000

 

 

1943 862000-958100 Colt    
  856405-916404 Ithaca   60,000
  10411405-1096404 US & S   55,000
  1088726-1092896 Colt   4171
  1096405-1208673 Colt   112,269
  1208674-1279673 Ithaca   71,000
  1279699-1441430 Remington Rand   161,732
  1441431-1471430 Ithaca   30,000
  14711431-1609528 Remington Rand   138,098

 

 

1944 1609529-1743846 Colt   134,318
  1743847-1816641 Remington Rand   72,795
  1816642-1890503 Ithaca   73,862
  1890504-2075103 Remington Rand   184,600

 

 

1945 2075104-2134403 Ithaca   59,300
  2134404-2244803 Remington Rand   110,400
  2244804-2380013 Colt Last Colt 2368781 approx 119,450
  2380014-2619013 Remington Rand Last RR 2465139 85,126
  2619014-2693613 Ithaca Last Ithaca 2660318 41,305
Duplicate Serial Numbers:
Colt manufactured 60,000 pistols in the Ithaca serial number range (856405-916404), 41,696 in the Remington Rand serial number range (916405-958100), and 4,171 in the US&S serial number range (1088726-1092896).


Colt Commercial Production Serial Numbers
 

Year Starting Production Number
1912 C1
1913 C1900
1914 C5400
1915 C16600
1916 C27600
1917 C75000
1918 C99000
1919 C106000
1920 C121000
1921 C127000
1922 C129000
1923 C134000
1924 C135000
1925 C140000
1926 C145000
1927 C151000
1928 C152000
1929 C155000
1930 C156000
1931 C159000
1932 C161000
1933 C164800
1934 C174600
1935 C178000
1936 C179800
1937 C183200
1938 C188700
1939 C189600
1940 C198900
1941 C199300
1942 C208800-C215018
1946 C220001
1947 C222001
1948 C232000
1949 C238501
1950 C240001 then @ 240228C moved C to end of Serial Number
1951 247701C