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The Colt Commander, adopted in the 1950’s, was the first 1911 firearm manufactured in a caliber other than .45 ACP.  This specific example was chambered in .38 Super.  Other Commanders were produced in .45 ACP and 9mm.  This Commander is a highly modified pistol, likely designed for competition.

Colt Commander .38 Super

Colt Commander .38 Super

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