The 1911 pistol is most of the times a workhorse, but collectors like to take it a step beyond. By ordering custom-made, sometimes one-of-a-kind pieces that satisfy both technical and aesthetic desires they create a legacy piece.
The sky’s the limit for the price tags on these pieces. However, this is irrelevant when you’re creating a custom pistol.
The 1911 is so much more than a gun, is a symbol of freedom, courage and lineage.
This article by Mike Ramientas originally appeared at Gun News Daily.
Image: Springfield Armory.