HISTORY: The M1911 is a single-action, semiautomatic pistol that fires the .45 ACP cartridge. The self-loading design pioneered by Hiram Maxim in 1880 was the first to use recoil energy from firing a bullet to reload. Maxim's design was the model for the short-recoil firing system at the heart of the M1911 and most modern centerfire pistols.
Veterans from World War I, World War II, Korea, and Viet Nam will remember this iconic military-issue side arm. We've mounted our quality, non-firing replica with checkered wood grips on a solid wood frame with a brass identification plate.