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O1970A1RFC - Ray Armand Jr edition. TALO's 50th

Caliber: 45 Auto
Item #: O1970A1-RFC

The Ray Armand Jr. Edition Colt1 of 300

TALO Distributors 50th Anniversary 1911Mr Armand is a second generation hand engraver. He’s a master member of the Firearms Engraver Guild of America and the 2016 winner of the FEGA Best Engraved Handgun. Ray adapted the engraving design from his winning entry to our Colt 1911

The 50th Anniversary Colt is a Royal Blue Full Sized Government, Series 70 in .45 acp

Ray Armand’s elaborate variation on black leaf scroll work design is precisely reproduced in a deep etch covering the full slide. The intricate design continues over the top of the slide.

Scroll elements of the design appear on the polished frame. The controls are polished and royal blue.

The grips are fancy dark walnut continuing the engraving design with a Colt logo. Grip screws are blue hex. Special serial numbers RFC001-RFC300

TALO Distributors, a group of independent wholesalers was started in 1965. Over the last 20 years TALO has become known for their collection of limited edition firearms.

Armand Engraving LLC

1660 Barataria Blvd Suite 2, Marrero, LA. 70072


The edition started to ship 8/25/17

**** It was just brought to our attention that Colt shipped 333 units of this specially made ( one of 300) gun to the engraver. We are going to go forward and engrave all 333. We need to go on record now to say, it this was never the plan. sometimes stuff just happens.