The Thompson is often called the gun that made the 20s roar but it was not the only reason for that saying. In fast cars with loads of moonshine 1920s bootleggers roared down country roads evading the law and delivering white lightning to speakeasies. Lawmen raced after the motor bandits wielding Tommy Guns and 1911s. It was not long before Hollywood depicted these duels on the big screen. The Roaring 20s blazed a trail into American pop culture and history. - Auto-Ordnances latest custom guns commemorate the era with the Bootlegger Thompson and 1911. Each gun is artfully engraved with depictions of 1920s autos newspaper print wanted posters and historical images from the time. - The Thompson barrel is marked Speakeasy. The 1911 slide and Thompson receiver are engraved Bootlegger Prohibition Edition and Proof Tennessee Moonshine. Beautiful scrollwork covers the American Walnut wood furniture and sections of the steel. The finish is distressed Burnt Bronze Cerakote with a clear coating overlayed. The wood furniture is also distressed and then stained. The Thompson features a 16.5 barrel 20 round stick and 50 round drum magazines. The 1911 features a 5 barrel and one seven round magazine. Both guns are chambered in .45 ACP. - Model: 1911BKOC9 - Caliber: .45 ACP - Barrel: 5 - Length O/A: 8.6 - Weight: 2.3 lbs - Sights: Blade front Rear drift adjustable for windage - Grips: Engraved American Walnut Wood - Finish: Distressed Burnt Bronze Cerakote with a clear coating overlayed - Magazine: 7 round - Warranty: 1 year
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