From the press release …
The 100th Anniversary Edition is a .45 caliber classic style WWII Parkerized 1911 pistol with a 5” barrel. A special engraving on the slide will read “1911 .45 ACP, 1911-2011, 100 Years”. This military style 1911A1 celebrates the original design of a gun that changed the industry and became an American firearm legend.
Featuring the military style rollstamp, vertical slide serrations and a lanyard loop, this 1911 weighs 39 oz. and has an overall length of 8.5”. The slide is CNC machined from solid 4140 barstock, the barrel is a one-piece design and the frame is also from 4140 steel. It has a thumb safety, grip safety and firing pin block. The sights are blade front and rear drift adjustable for windage. It has brown checkered grips and comes with one 7-round magazine.
The 100th Anniversary Edition 1911PKZ is made entirely in the USA. MSRP is $658. Gun comes with a one-year warranty. Available in January 2011. Come by booth #15951 at SHOT Show for a first hand look!