Bronze PVD finish isn’t common in the firearms world, but this Limited-Edition Dan Wesson Heirloom 1911 in .45 ACP has it! Only a limited number of the Heirloom 2022 pistols will be made, and some of the features include ‘Heirloom’ engraved on the steel frame including decorative scrollwork, black G10 grips, and brass front sight and U-notch rear sight. This Dan Wesson pistol has a large beavertail and a commander-style hammer.
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The attention to detail is impeccable. The perfectly fitted frame and slide feature ornate scrollwork. A bronze PVD finish suits this collectible handgun, protecting its metal surfaces and adding a shiny luster that elevates this unique handgun. Black accents on the small parts and mainspring housing further characterize this pistol. Modern G10 grips round out this traditional pistol while adding a secure gripping surface in all conditions. (Source: Dan Wesson Website)
Here are all the further details, as announced by the company:
Limited-Edition Dan Wesson Heirloom 2022 1911
Kansas City, KS – Dan Wesson Firearms is well-known among gun enthusiasts for quality 1911 pistols. The company produces some of the finest American-made 1911 production pistols on the market. The ‘Heirloom’ pays homage to the Dan Wesson name. A limited number of the Heirloom 2022 pistols will be made, making them highly collectible, desirable pieces for loyal customers and collectors alike – and a family treasure for generations.
The Heirloom 2022 is a full-size 1911 pistol true to the original John Browning design. The robust 40.1-ounce pistol, chambered in the potent .45 ACP, uses all-steel components for the frame, slide, and parts. The pistol features a 5-inch barrel, beavertail grip safety, and a commander-style hammer, inspired by the most popular features from various 1911 models.
Like all Dan Wesson 1911s, the attention to detail is impeccable. The perfectly fitted frame and slide feature ornate scrollwork. On the side of the frame, its model name – Heirloom – clearly distinguishes this model as something special. A bronze PVD finish suits this collectible handgun, protecting its metal surfaces and adding a shiny luster that elevates this unique handgun. Black accents on the small parts and mainspring housing further characterize this pistol. Modern G10 grips round out this traditional pistol while adding a secure gripping surface in all conditions.
The Heirloom 2022 is the perfect 1911 pistol for Dan Wesson fans who know and desire quality and performance in a stunning showpiece. Dan Wesson Firearms anticipates the Heirloom’s limited production run will sell out fast. Don’t wait to own a piece of history!
Dan Wesson Heirloom 2022 Pistol Features:
- Frame engraved with ‘Heirloom’
- Bronze PVD finish is both rugged and sophisticated
- Stylish black G10 grips improve hold in all conditions
- Decorative scrollwork engraving on slide and frame
- Classic 1911 design with large beavertail and commander-style hammer
- Brass front sight and u-notch rear sight provide quick sight alignment
- Steel frame and slide for durability
Dan Wesson Heirloom Pistol Specifications:
- SKU: 01937
- Caliber: .45 ACP
- Magazine Capacity: 8 Rounds
- Frame/Slide: Steel
- Finish: Bronze PVD
- Front Sight: Brass bead
- Rear Sights: U Notch
- Grips: G10
- Overall Length: 8.65-inches
- Barrel: 5-inches
- Height: 5.5-inches
- Width: 1.32-inches
- Weight: 40-ounces
- Trigger Mech: Single action
- Safety: Manual thumb safety; Grip safety
- MSRP: $2,399.00
Each Dan Wesson Firearms revolver bears the name of Daniel B. Wesson, who founded Wesson Firearms Co., Inc. in 1968. His goal was to build the finest revolvers that the shooting world had ever seen. As a result of his hardwork and dedication his firearms are known for their innovation, indestructibility, and match-grade accuracy.
Continuing in his footsteps, Dan Wesson Firearms joined the world’s largest firearms producer CZ in 2005. The Dan Wesson legacy continues with new and exciting products and innovations from the excellent people of CZ and Dan Wesson Firearms.
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