Colt manufactured millions of pistols for the US military. During wartime other makers such as. Remington, Ithaca, Essex, Singer, etc., were licensed to use its patent. The patent as well as the maker will appear on the pistol (e.g., Colt patent on one side, and Remington on the other). These are Model 1911 (A1) and should. Ever since the design's military acceptance in March of 1911, and the beginning of…