Skip to comments.CMP 1911 Information - December 4, 2017
Posted on 12/04/2017 6:04:06 PM PST by real saxophonist
To all CMP constituents:
The CMP Board of Directors has discussed at length how the sales of 1911s would be handled, if the CMP were to ever receive them from the United States Army.
Some preliminary decisions:
Decisions concerning the grade and pricing of the 1911s will not be made until inspection has occurred of a substantial quantity which will take an estimated 150 days post receipt.
All laws pertaining to the sale of 1911s by CMP will be strictly obeyed.
Potential purchasers will have to provide to CMP a new set of documents exhibiting: 1) proof of U.S. Citizenship, 2) proof of membership in a CMP affiliated club, 3) proof of participation in a marksmanship activity, 4) a new form 2A with notary, 5) successful completion of a NICS background check, 6) a signed copy of the 01 Federal Firearms License in which the 1911 will be transferred to.
The CMP customer will be required to complete a form 4473 in person and successfully complete another NICS check by the recipient FFL holder before the pistol can be transferred.
Qualified CMP customer will only be allowed to purchase one 1911 per calendar year.
No 1911s available in the CMP stores, or on line, only mail order sales.
CMP will set the date in which it will accept orders for the 1911s. The date will be posted to the world.
Orders will only be accepted via mail order delivery. Orders will only be accepted post marked on the date or after, no early orders.
Once CMP receives 10,000 orders, customer names will be loaded into the Random Number Generator.
The Random Number Generator will provide a list of names in sequence order through a random picking process to CMP.
Customers will be contacted in the sequence provided by the Random Number Generator. When the customer is contacted a list of 1911 grades and pricing options that are available will be offered for selection of one.
As CMP proceeds down the sequenced list less grade and pricing options will be available. Again, this done completely random.
Chief Operating Officer
Civilian Marksmanship Program
Can I get some M1 Carbine parts Pulleez!
Ive looked at this before and these appear to be show stoppers for me:
2) proof of membership in a CMP affiliated club, 3) proof of participation in a marksmanship activity
Or a brand new 1911.
Some of us are collectors and enjoy the History but the 1911’s I hade in the military in the early 80’s were rattle boxes LOL
Of course like the Remington 870, Accuracy was not that big of a deal to sweep the topside on a boat.
There are *lots* of CMP-affiliated clubs, even some state-wide organizations are on the list (example: Texas State Rifle Association). The proof of marksmanship activity, IIRC, is waived if you have a DD-214.
#3 why do I need a notary to buy an out of date surplus firearm? No thanks its less problems and likely cheaper to buy new.
Sorry #4 not #3.
Thanks for the info!
I compromised and bought Glocks and Colts.
I worked in the arms room for a couple of monhs after I got an injury in the early 90’s and we had trunks full of these pieces of junk. Nothing I’d want and I think the CMP is starting to get big heads.
Somewhere bouncing around in the back of my brain is a recollection that a concealed carry permit counted for the marksmanship requirement. But it’s been a long time since I looked, and even if I was right at the time, things may have changed.
The Club requirement does seem to present a problem around here.
Good to know
If memory serves me correctly, DCM (now CMP) sold 1911s for $25.00 each back in the early 60s. Adjusted for inflation, that $25.00 would be worth around $300.00 today, so I wonder what these will go for.
I have an old Underwood, Rockola, Mishmash M1 carbine that’s plain shot out.
I would like to make it useful and maintain its historical integrity
It shoots OK but is kinda worn out
I bet they go for over $500
That being said anyone that wants what is actually the real deal can just get a brand new Colt M45A1 while they are available. They are pricey but they are built exactly to the military spec. Ion bond finish (not Cerakote), all critical parts machined/forged,etc. But most importantly the build has been tested to be drop dead reliable.
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