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Tribute pistols

Discussion in 'General Firearms Forum' started by cola490, Aug 23, 2012.

  1. cola490


    Sep 18, 2010
    I received the September issue of the 1st Freedoom magazine from the NRA, and as usual there is a add for a Anniversay Tribute Pistol. This one is for a Colt 1911, it is a beautiful piece of work. My question is if you buy one of these for $1995.00, what do you do with it?
    Do you put it on display or take it out and shoot it?QUOTE][/QUOTE]
  2. bustedknee

    bustedknee Curmudgeon

    Aug 1, 2001
    Wythe County, VA
    Shoot it!


    Colt WWII Commemoratives
    Pacific and European Theaters

    They shoot great!

    They are also C&R which means I can buy them through the mail with my C&R license.

    If it has so much engraving you can't bring yourself to pull the trigger, go with something with less dressing. like this Beretta M9 Air Force.


    All three of these pistols will go to my grandsons.

    There are a lot of commemorative guns on the market that aren't priced much higher than the basic model.
    Shoot 'em. Enjoy 'em.

    Last edited: Aug 24, 2012

  3. Dawolf


    Sep 18, 2010
    I have friend who has a 1971 Gold cup with a serial number of 1911. NRA tribute Colt. The bluing is unbelievable.