Posted November 9, 2015 12:04 pm by Comments

By Ammoland

M1911A1 Pistol
M1911A1 Pistol
AmmoLand Gun News
AmmoLand Gun News

Manasquan, NJ –-(Ammoland.com)- The upcoming National Defense Authorization Act that passed committee includes a plan to transfer the U.S. Army’s remaining stock of .45 ACP 1911A1 pistols to the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP), warhistoryonline reminded interested buyers on 31 October 2015.

The upcoming National Defense Authorization Act that passed committee includes a plan to transfer the U.S. Army’s remaining stock of .45 ACP 1911A1 pistols to the Civilian Marksmanship Program. That would include 100,000 highly collectable handguns that predate 1945.

“As a gun owner and strong believer in the Second Amendment, my proposal is a common-sense approach to eliminating an unnecessary cost to the Federal government while allowing the very capable CMP to handle the sale of these vintage firearms that otherwise would just sit in storage. This amendment is a win – win for the taxpayer. I was pleased the amendment passed the committee and appreciate the support my colleagues on this proposal,” Rogers said.

The amendment would authorize the CMP, currently just limited to selling .30-caliber and .22-caliber rifles, to receive and sell any surplus military firearm. It would not cover any surplus 1911s held by …Read the Rest

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