To recognize and celebrate John Moses Browning’s M1911 pistol, STI International offers its limited edition 100th Commemorative set. The set includes both a traditional GI-style 1911 and a pistol built on STI’s patented 2011 high-capacity modular frame. It comes in a handsome velvet lined walnut box with elegant brass lock and fittings and gold leaf markings on a leather top and includes a brass plaque featuring the serial number of the collector’s edition and a specially designed 2011 STI Challenge coin.
The 2011 Piece
The Limited Edition 100th Anniversary Commemorative set’s 2011 pistol couples STI’s patented modular receiver with numerous accessories. The controls are STI International’s ambidextrous thumb safeties and knuckle relief high-rise beavertail grip safety, both hard chromed for both durability and enhanced aesthetics. The full length 4140 steel bar-stock slide features custom engravings, STI’s distinctive Sabertooth serrations and an elegant gold-colored inlay. The barrel is a 5″ fully ramped and supported match-grade bull barrel, and the gun comes standard with an STI square hammer, the patented STI trigger system, an STI S-7 sear and a titanium strut for smooth, reliable function. Other features include:
- An STI gray grip with a specially designed inlaid medallion; a long, curved gray trigger;
- a hard-chrome with with gold-colored inlay;
- an STI adjustable rear sight;
- a Dawson fiber optic front sight; and
- an STI RecoilMaster guide rod.
To enhance collectability, STI will build only 500 of these pistols, and the serial numbers reflect this (e.g., STI 2011 001, STI 2011 002, etc.).
The Classic 1911
The Limited Edition 100th Anniversary Commemorative set’s 1911 pistol recreates the classic looks of Browning’s design with modern materials. The controls are traditionally styled ambidextrous thumb and grip safeties, all hot blued. The full length 4140 steel bar-stock slide features custom engravings matched to the 2011’s, STI’s traditional GI serrations and an elegant gold colored inlay. The barrel is a 5″ fully ramped and supported match-grade bushing barrel. This collector’s edition comes standard with a traditional GI-style hammer, the patented STI trigger system, an STI S-7 sear and a titanium strut for smooth, reliable function. Additional features include:
- Wooden grips,
- a hot blue finish with gold-colored inlay;
- a GI-style one-piece guide rod;
- and classic-style sights.
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|2011||.45 ACP, 9mm||n/a||5″||8.625″||n/a||n/a|
Note: 9mm models are available only for export.
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