Dan Wesson Firearms is celebrating its golden jubilee with a commemorative M1911 pistol. Tastefully embellished, the Dan Wesson 50th Anniversary pistol features a polished nitride finish—in a rich blue color—with scroll engraving along the steel slide and frame. Ivory-colored G10 stocks are inlaid with gold “DW” medallions. The recoil spring plug and grip safety also feature gold “50th” and “DW” inlays, respectively. The .45 ACP-chambered gun features a 5" match-grade barrel, tactical-style rear sight and a front post with a brass bead for aiming. Magazine capacity is eight rounds, and overall weight is 40.4 ozs. Price: $2,999. Contact: Dan Wesson Firearms; (607) 336-1174; danwessonfirearms.com.
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