National Firearms Museum 1911 Hat Tip

It's the 100th anniversary of the warhorse and this is one of the displays in Pittsburgh.

By SI Staff (RSS)
May 1, 2011

National Firearms Museum, 1911, 100th Anniversary

Here’s a look at the National Firearms Museum’s display on the history of the 1911 that was on the floor of the NRA Annual Meetings in Pittsburgh.

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  1. Jim Supica says:

    Thanks for running the picture! For those who are interested, shown on this side of the display are the following pistols, clockwise from upper right:

    * GRANT HAMMOND .45 acp, s/n 1. One of the competitors in the 1907 military trials.

    * SAVAGE .45 acp, s/n 1. The finalist against the Colt design in the final competition.

    * COLT MODEL 1907, .45 acp – One of 200 issued to military units for field trials in 1907

    * LUGER MODEL 1901, .30 cal – One of 200 American eagle Lugers issued to military units for field trials in 1901.

    Jim Supica, Director, National Firearms Museum.

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