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Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by faawrenchbndr, Jan 29, 2013.
After YEARS of looking,.....I finally got one!
Never even knew there was such a thing. Looks great though.
Congrats Greg! That's badass!
First one I ever saw.
One of one thousand made in 1991
Been looking for over 20 years for one.
Wow, is that the same year bush senior talked about the new world order?
It was! Sept 11, 1991.... Around the 40 second mark.
Man thats nice, congrats on finding it.. Im affraid to ask what the price was LOL ???
I do believe that speech was in 1990
Let's just say a wee bit more than a new G17
Never heard it, but that is definitely a very neat gun with a bit of historical significance.
Man, was totally hoping it was gonna be a Glock commemorating the years of Hollywood Hogan, Scott Hall, et al...
Very nice though
Those were fun years uaengineer! FAA, great looking heater, I don't recall ever hearing of on one of these let a lone seeing one, cool find.
Man that is awesome! Congrats. Desert storm/new world order commemorative.Does any one have the history on where tey came from and who they went to?
They came from Glock...it was their first "Commemoritive"
"This was a 1991 series of 1000 Glock 17s which had special engraving on it. A list of names of all the coalition countries is engraved down the top of the slide; "Operation Desert Storm/January 16-February 27, 1991" is engraved on the right side. On the left side is "New World Order/Commemorative".
The first 15 Desert Storm Glocks were special presentation models and had the special "bright black" finish. The special engraving on these was also slightly altered from the standard. These pistols were supposed to go to:
UD000US: George Bush, Commander-in-Chief
UD001US: Gen. H. Norman Schwartzkopf III (Commander-in-Chief, CentCom)
UD002US: James Baker III (Secy of State)
UD003US: Gen. Colin Powell (Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff)
UD004US: Dick Cheney (Secy of Defense)
UD005US: Brent Scowcroft (National Security Advisor)
UD006US: Lt. Gen. Thomas Kelly
UD007US: Lt. Gen. Chuck Horner (Commander, Air Forces, CentCom)
UD008US: Maj. Gen. Robert B Johnston (Chief-of-Staff, CentCom)
UD009US: Lt. Gen. Calvin Waller (Dpty Commander-in-Chief, CentCom)
UD010US: Lt. Gen. Walter Boomer (Commander, I MEF)
UD011US: Vice Adm. Stanley Arthur (Commander, Naval Forces, CentCom)
UD012US: Maj. Gen. William "Gus" Pagonis (Chief of Logistics, CentCom)
UD013US: Brig. Gen. Richard Neal (Operations Ofcr., CentCom)"