In 1911, the history of firearms change forever with the adoption of the greatest pistol ever designed − the Automatic Pistol, Caliber .45, M1911 − now known the world over as the 1911. Here’s your chance to enjoy a celebration of the first century of the 1911, in 1911, The First 100 Years, written by Patrick Sweeney.
From the predecessors of the 1911 and its contemporaries to the best of today’s semi- and full-custom models, you’ll find it in 1911, The First 100 Years. This impressive, hardcover volume is loaded with beautiful color photographs collected from around the world, making it a fitting tribute to a pistol that is currently more popular than ever.
To enter the random drawing to win a copy of 1911, The First 100 Years, just post a comment below telling us about your interest in the 1911, or maybe about your collection of books written by Pat Sweeney! And, as always, you can also just say you’d like to win this book − it’ll make a handsome addition to any firearms library.
Entries will be accepted until midnight Sunday (Aug. 21), and we’ll announce the winner on Monday (Aug. 22).
- Gun Digest Shooter’s Guide to the 1911
- 1911 Series: Disassembly and Reassembly DVD
- Gun Digest Book of the 1911, Volume II
- “100 Years of the 1911″ Bundle (Get The First 100 Years AND the Shooter’s Guide for only $29.99!)
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