Wilson Combat shows off new Supergrade Commander Special models (VIDEO)

11/5/18 8:00 AM | by

Wilson Combat shows off new Supergrade Commander Special models (VIDEO)

Offered in .45 ACP, 9mm and 38 Super, Wilson Combat’s newest Supergrade 1911 models come in a more compact Commander Special variant.

Starting with an in-house machined forged steel frame and slide, the new Commander-sized Supergrades feature a 4.25-inch match barrel and 7.85-inch overall length.

The Supergrade Commander Special models are offered in .45 ACP, 9mm and 38 Super. (Photos: Wilson Combat)

As well as in both blued and two-tone variants

Tipping the scales at 37.2-ounces while still unloaded the handguns are stacked with custom features that come standard such as burl walnut grips, checkered front straps, flattop slides, a full-length guiderod, thick flange bushings with a reversed crown, and a fluted chamber.

New features to the Supergrade line include a throwback USGI-style thumbsafety, battlesight with a white gold bead front sight.

The slide has GI style rear serrations and minimalistic, low-key roll marks

Besides the caliber options, the Commander Specials come in either a hand-polished blued version or a two-tone finish with a stainless steel frame and blued carbon slide.

Retail (wait for it) is $5,350 for the .45 and $5,455 for the 9mm and .38 Super versions.

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