Turnbull 1911

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Summary: The description, specs, pricing, photos and user ratings of the Turnbull 1911 pistol.

Manufacturer’s Description

The Turnbull 1911 is a limited edition reproduction of the iconic 1911 true to the ones made in early 1913. Some features include:

  • A forged slide with appropriate shape and style;
  • sights with the proper size and shape;
  • a barrel of correct external contour;
  • a safety lock in the thin style, with a knurled undercut thumb-piece;
  • a short, wide spur hammer with standard checkering;
  • an early style slide stop;
  • a lanyard loop, punch and saw cut magazine, finished in two-tone;
  • hand-polishing in the same manner as an original early production vintage pistol;
  • a period-correct Carbonia Charcoal Blueing on all parts;
  • stamped United States Property as original;
  • a circled Turning Bull trademark on left of slide behind serrations;
  • early 1913 patent markings and Turnbull Mfg. Co. Bloomfield, NY slide address;
  • 1911 U.S. Army, U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps variations; and
  • inspector’s marks from Doug Turnbull (Turnbull owner, founder) and Keith VanOrman (Turnbull president).

The Specs

Caliber Capacity OAL BBL Height Weight
.45 ACP 7+1 8.5″ 5″ 5.5″ n/a


MSRP: $3,895

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This photo shows the U.S. Navy model.

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