HAYMARKET, VA – June 17, 2022 – SK Customs and Nighthawk Custom have collaborated to offer an exclusive run of 21 custom shop upgraded Springfield Armory 1911 Garrison firearms. Chambered in 45ACP, this 1911 is designed to commemorate the U.S. Mint’s debut of the 2021 Type 2 American Eagle Silver Dollar.
The 1911 Garrison is constructed of raw materials from Springfield Armory and is heirloom-quality stainless steel. It features high-polished slide and frame flats and selective small parts. Engraved with an American Scroll and plated in silver, the artwork features the U.S. Mint’s American Eagle Silver Dollar Type 2 inspiration and the engraved grip features Lady Liberty in full stride with the quote “In God We Trust.”
Highlights of the Custom Springfield Armory 1911 Garrison include:
? Nighthawk Custom IOS (Interchangeable Optic System) with Forward Iron Sight and a gray Trijicon RMR Adjustable Type 2
? Secured optic plate cover milled with a fixed Novak two-dot rear sight
? Green fiber optic serrated front sight
? 25LPI front strap checkering
? High relief trigger cut
? One-piece MSH Magwell Flush Fit for rapid and tactical magazine swap
? Two additional 8-round magazines with base pad
? 45° flush and crowned barrel
? Jeweled barrel hood
? High polished ejector rod
“We’re excited to have collaborated with our friends at Nighthawk Custom to bring you the U.S. Mint inspired custom 1911,” said Simon Khiabani, owner and founder of SK Guns and SK Customs. “A first of its kind and very limited run, this pistol from Springfield Armory pays tribute to the U.S. Mint Silver Eagle Dollar and features artwork inspired by the minted coin.”
Each pistol is accompanied by an uncirculated West Point Minted American Eagle Type 2 Silver Dollar. Stamped 2021, this silver dollar features the debut “W” mint mark and will come with a Certificate of Authenticity signed by the director of the U.S. Mint.
Firearm enthusiasts and gun collectors can begin pre-ordering the custom Springfield Armory 1911 Garrison IOS now for $3,700*. Shipping begins in July 2022.
To learn more about SK Guns®, and SK Customs®, visit skguns.com.
About SK Guns/SK Customs
With over 20 years building private custom firearms, we have changed the future in being the industry’s first leader of custom, limited-edition, series driven production of manufactured collectable firearms. The SK Guns® brand has taken the next step to further deliver our vision on what custom limited-edition means to us.
Through a strategic rebranding, the SK Arms VA® and SK Customs® brands now fall under the new name, SK Guns®. Expanding on our brands and locations gives our firearms more opportunity to reach our collectors and dealers. SK Guns® has expanded their capabilities to manufacture “Uniquely Custom®" firearms with a level of unmatched quality and artist conceptual values never seen before.
Our team of master engravers, expert finishers, historians, and master gunsmiths dedicate themselves to every detail within our brand of SK Customs® production lines of custom firearms. To learn more about our past, current and future products, visit skguns.com.