Tisas USA Introduces Museum-Grade 1911A1 Replica

Tisas USA, a division of SDS Imports, has introduced a museum-grade replica of the M1911A1 as it was issued during the Second World War. Based on a 1943 Remington Rand, the Tisas Armed Services (AS) duplicates the original Type E hammer, correct arched mainspring housing, small window ejection port, and other features specific to the sub-contracted pistols of the day.

“Until now, no one has produced a true replica of the issue M1911A1,” said SDS/Tisas USA CEO Tim Mulverhill. “Many companies have created ‘GI’ or similarly named models, but none of them were true representations of the original. We set out to create a version that would be hard to tell apart when holding an original in one hand and the Tisas in the other. Until you see the discreet manufacturer information under the dust cover, you can’t tell them apart other than wear and the cruder wartime machining marks of the originals. We even considered adding the flaming Ordnance Bomb proof mark, but there is a fine line between replica and counterfeit, and we felt that would be crossing it.”

The Armed Services features the correct United States Property roll marks, and ships with the correct brown plastic grips. A set of walnut, double diamond checkered grips are also included.

Tisas Armed Services M1911 A1s are chambered in .45 ACP, have a barrel length of 5 inches, ship with two 7-round magazines and more. MSRP is $479.99. Visit the Tisas USA website for details.

Also new from Tisas USA this year is the Nightstalker 1911 DS and Optics Ready PX-5.7.