NRA Gun of the Week: Standard Mfg. 1911 Case Colored #1 Engraved Pistol

Connecticut-based Standard Mfg. Co., a division of the Connecticut Shotgun Mfg. Co., is loaded with the rare combination of modern machines and traditional gunmaking know-how that provides for both modern and classic-built firearms. Learn about the features of the Standard Mfg.’s 1911 Case Colored #1 Engraved, a trusty and beautiful sidearm that combines aesthetic design and finish elements with modern functional enhancements, in this NRA Gun of the Week video hosted by Mark Keefe. 

Model: 1911 Case Colored #1 Engraved
Manufacturer: Standard Mfg. Co. 
Chambering: .45 ACP
Action Type: recoil-operated, semi-automatic center-fire pistol
Slide: 4140 steel; case-color finish
Frame: 4140 steel; case-color finish
Barrel: 5” 
Magazine: seven-round detachable box
Sights: Warren Tactical, drift-adjustable; blade front, U-notch rear
Trigger: 3-lb., 8-oz. pull
Weight: 38.4 ozs. 
MSRP: $1,899

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