Jesse James Donates First of Rare Damascus 1911s to NRA Museums
Note: This article was originally posted on NRA Blog: http://bit.ly/2kMJ5UM
USA -(Ammoland.com)-Jesse James made a name for himself building custom cars and motorcycles, rising to acclaim at the head of West Coast Choppers and through his various television programs showcasing his unique, awe-inspiring customizing skills.
Jesse took this one-of-a-kind personality for design and metalworking ability and launched Jesse James Firearms Unlimited, building high-end custom guns replete with all the nuances and intricacies one would expect from his hands and imagination.
Every firearm he builds is a piece of art, but the new Damascus Cisco 1911 takes the craft to a whole new level.
The best part? The very first one, serial number #001, now belongs to the NRA Museums!
James, an NRA Life Member and fervent supporter of the NRA – he even launched an NRA fashion line in NRA Originals — donated the incredible pistol to the museums, where it will be proudly displayed in the NRA National Firearms Museum’s Artistry in Arms Exhibition later this month.
The ornate 1911, chambered in .38 Super, is forged out of 1084 and 15n20 steels, with the swirling, wood-like aesthetic of the …Read the Rest