SNEAK PEAK – Colt’s Anniversary 1911

Colt Anniversary Model 01911ANVIII

Just completed a review of Colt’s new Anniversary 1911 for the 2011 American Handgunner Special Edition. Colt will offer several 1911 Anniversary models that emulate the original (1918) version of the 1911. (The difference in the 1911 and 1918 versions was the finish.) For more information go HERE. If you are a 1911 Loony, I would suggest you order one NOW.

If you can’t afford one (MSRP $ 1150.00) you could always pick up some genuine Colt accessories for you or for your buddy for Christmas. Maybe even get a rampant Colt tattoo. (I’ve heard rumors that Elvis had one on his arm.) Hey, 2011 only comes around once and none of us will be here to see how popular the 1911 is in 2111.

For historical information on the 1911 and its use in WWI click HERE

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Born and raised in the West Virginia hills, Richard literally grew up in the woods. He has chased coon hounds until daylight, waited out whitetails perched high in an oak, canoed the New River and hunted from the Montana Mountains to the Green Hills of Africa. During service in the Army and later as a municipal police officer and Special Agent with the railroad police, Richard obtained numerous certifications in small arms instruction. He has trained military personnel, law enforcement officers and civilians in the application of firearms for defensive, competitive and recreational use. Richard won the West Virginia Governor’s Twenty Award for law enforcement, the West Virginia National Guard State Pistol Competition and earned his Distinguished Medal with pistol. Badge turned in, Richard is now a contributing editor for several magazines. He was the compiling author of the book, Rifle Bullets for the Hunter and conceptualized and contributed to Selecting and Ordering a Custom Hunting Rifle. Richard also contributed a chapter to the John Velke book, The True Story of the Baldwin-Felts Detective Agency. Richard has patents on a riflescope reticle and a revolutionary bullet testing media. A hillbilly at heart, Richard lives on Shadowland - his shooting range in West Virginia - with the most understanding wife in the world, their three kids and a very protective ridgeback hound.
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