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The M1911, also known as the Colt Government or "Government", is a single-action, semi-automatic, magazine-fed, recoil-operated pistol chambered for the .45 ACP cartridge. It served as the standard-issue sidearm for the United States Armed Forces from 1911 to 1986. It was widely used in World War I, World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. The pistol's formal designation as of 1940 was Automatic Pistol, Caliber .45, M1911 for the original model of 1911 or Automatic Pistol, Caliber .45, M1911A1 for the M1911A1, adopted in 1924. The designation changed to Pistol, Caliber .45, Automatic, M1911A1 in the Vietnam War era.The U.S. procured around 2.7 million M1911 and M1911A1 pistols in military contracts during its service life. The M1911 was replaced by the 9 mm Beretta M9 pistol as the standard U.S. sidearm in October 1986, but due to its popularity among users, it has not been completely phased out. Modernized derivative variants of the M1911 are still in use by some units of the U.S. Army Special Forces and the U.S. Navy.
Designed by John Browning, the M1911 is the best-known of his designs to use the short recoil principle in its basic design. The pistol was widely copied, and this operating system rose to become the preeminent type of the 20th century and of nearly all modern centerfire pistols. It is popular with civilian shooters in competitive events such as USPSA, IDPA, International Practical Shooting Confederation, and Bullseye shooting. Compact variants are popular civilian concealed carry weapons in the U.S. because of the design's relatively slim width and the stopping power of the .45 ACP cartridge.
For Sale: Brand new Citadel 1911-A1 .45ACP - American Flag Edition (Red, White & Blue), with matching ammo can case. Comes with the manual, two sets of grips, two magazines, a lock and the two empty cases from factory test firing. I won it in a raffle and I've never fired it. Only the two...
Selling my Tisas Zig-M 1911-A1 chambered in 45 ACP.
Full size 1911, 5" barrel.
In very good shape, low round count.
Comes with factory magazine, 1 Wilson Combat magazine, factory Walnut grips, VZ grips (pictured), and a soft pistol case.
Buyer pays FFL transfer and background check...
pending sale 10/27/2020
WTS (Want to Sell) SPRINGFIELD ARMORY 1911-A1 38 Super
This is one Firearm in a sizeable collection available due to an inheritance from a family member earlier this year. We are looking to sell the firearms and accessories and are not looking for trades. Thank you for...
For sale is my Springfield 1911-A1 Milspec .45, comes in original box. I bought this pistol used and shot only a couple magazines through it and haven't touched it since. Since I bought it used I dont have an exact round count but the gentleman said he and his son didn't shoot it much and it...