[IWA 2022] Chiappa Firearms Releases New 9mm and .45 ACP 1911 Models

    [IWA 2022] Chiappa Firearms Releases New 9mm and .45 ACP 1911 Models - Superior Black Model (TFBTV)

    Chiappa Firearms from Italy showed at IWA 2022 a new line of Italian-made, full-size 1911 models. These will soon be available in 2 finishes and 3 levels, for a total of five different configurations.

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    Chiappa Firearms 1911 Empire Chrome

    [IWA 2022] Chiappa Firearms Releases New 9mm and .45 ACP 1911 Models – Empire Chrome Model (TFBTV)

    [IWA 2022] Chiappa Firearms Releases New 9mm and .45 ACP 1911 Models

    The Chiappa Firearms’ representative at IWA 2022 was pleased of having the chance of showing to world-renowned 1911 collector and lover James Reeves their new products…

    The line of 1911 models is divided into three main tiers:

    • The Field model, a reproduction of the 1911A1, equipped with wooden grips and available only with a matte black finish;
    Chiappa 1911 Field model

    [IWA 2022] Chiappa Firearms Releases New 9mm and .45 ACP 1911 Models – Field Model (TFBTV)

    • The Superior model, a more modern interpretation of the venerable platform, with fixed Novak-style fiber-optic sights, ambidextrous safety, target trigger, G10 or wooden grips, and front and back serrations on the slide; available in either black or chrome finish;
    Chiappa Firearms Superior black

    [IWA 2022] Chiappa Firearms Releases New 9mm and .45 ACP 1911 Models – Superior Model, black finish (TFBTV)

    • The Empire model is similar to the Superior, but with finer serrations on the slide, machined grips, and adjustable rear sights; again available in either black or chrome finish.

    Chiappa Firearms 1911 Empire Chrome

    [IWA 2022] Chiappa Firearms Releases New 9mm and .45 ACP 1911 Models – Empire Chrome Model (TFBTV)

    These new products are not yet available on the American market, where they will be imported and branded by Charles Daly. They may be available sometime between six months and one year from now. The US prices are therefore not defined yet, however, as a reference, here below we can have an overview of the European MSRPs:

    • Field model Euro 670.00 (about $ 730.00);
    • Superior Chrome Euro 899.00 (about $ 980.00);
    • Empire Chrome Euro 1,100.00 (about $ 1,200.00).

    Chiappa Firearms 1911 Empire Chrome

    [IWA 2022] Chiappa Firearms Releases New 9mm and .45 ACP 1911 Models – Empire Chrome Model (TFBTV)

    Here below you can enjoy the full TFBTV Show Time video:



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