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PostPosted: Thu Oct 27, 2011 6:08 pm 
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This Colt was carried by Colonel William K. Lanman USMC who was a Naval Aviator...

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 28, 2011 11:04 am 
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Here is how I will display it!!!

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 12, 2011 7:05 pm 
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Very nice. Thanks for sharing a wonderful piece of history.

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PostPosted: Sun Nov 13, 2011 2:44 pm 
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A beautiful pistol and tribute to Col. Lanman.

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 18, 2011 3:50 am 
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That is one beautiful 1911, in great cond with history. Very hard to find one with history intact. What an Honor to a WWII vet. Thank you for sharing. Regards.

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