Colt Special Combat Government®

The Colt M1911 pistol has been a favorite for 100 years as a service pistol, a law enforcement pistol and a personal defense firearm. Although the pistol is virtually unchanged since its adoption by the U.S. military, Colt has continued to make the best even better. Carrying on its legacy of flawless craftsmanship, the industry leading Colt Custom Shop proudly offers the Special Combat Government Series. These models offer enthusiasts an opportunity to own a handcrafted 1911 type pistol which incorporates some of the most desired features normally associated with the best 1911 custom gunsmiths.

The Special Combat Government offers superior feel and performance for any type of user. Whether carrying it on duty, as a personal defense firearm or straight into competition, these Colts will offer reliability, accuracy and the quality for which Colt has been known for over 175 years.

Features

  • Fully Adjustable Bomar Style Rear Sight
  • Novak® Front and Rear Night Sights (O1970CY)
  • Enhanced Hammer
  • Extended Ambidextrous Safety Lock
  • Upswept Beavertail Grip Safety
  • 3-Hole Aluminum Trigger
  • Lowered and Flared Ejection Port
Available Models
MODEL O1970CM O1970CY O1990CM O2570CM O2580CM
Barrel Length (in.) 5 5 5 5 5
Caliber .45 .45 .45 .38 .38
Magazine Capacity 8 8 8 9 9
Receiver Material C C C C C
Receiver Finish HC BL BL HC SN
Slide Material C C C C C
Slide Finish HC BL BL HC BL
Sights ABS NED ABS ABS ABS
Hammer EN EN EN EN EN
Trigger 3 3 3 3 3
Safety Lock EA EA EA EA EA
Grip Safety UB UB UB UB UB
Stocks BA BA CO BA BA
Ejection Port LF LF LF LF LF
Action SA SA SA SA SA
Firing System 80 80 80 80 80
Overall Length (in.) 8.5 8.5 8.5 8.5 8.5
Approx. Weight (oz.) 38.0 38.5 38.0 39.5 39.5
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