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Book Giveaway: A Nod to 1911 Fans

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).

Good luck!

Also, be sure to check out our other great books and DVDs on the 1911, including:

THE RULES
One entry per person, please.
Entries accepted until 11:59 pm Central Time Sunday, Aug. 21, 2011.
Winner will be selected at random and announced Monday, Aug. 22, 2011.

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46 thoughts on “Book Giveaway: A Nod to 1911 Fans

  1. H

    One of my favorite firearms is a Colt Officer’s Model – shorter barren and grip – in 45 ACP. I replaced the original wood grip panels with a pachmayr wrap-around rubber grip. Love it!
    -H

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