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Thread: John Browning and the M1911A1

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    Quote Originally Posted by Doran View Post
    Colt paid Mr. Browning a royalty out of the purchase price per pistol from the US Govt. I couldn't find the exact amount in a quick search but believe I remember 50 cents.
    I wonder what 50 cents in 1911 is worth today.
    Hawkmoon
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawkmoon View Post
    I wonder what 50 cents in 1911 is worth today.
    According to this:
    http://www.usinflationcalculator.com/

    50 cents in 1913 amounts to $12.60 in 2018.
    Too many people miss the silver lining because they're expecting gold.
    M. Setter

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