Happy Valentine’s Day 1911 Pistol – Patented February 14th, 1911
On a day that has come to mean LOVE, it is only fitting that the most loved pistol would celebrate it’s anniversary on Valentine’s Day. On February 14th, 1911 John Moses Browning was granted US Patent 984519 for the 1911 Pistol. Colt was the first company to produce the Model 1911, or M1911. Since then countless companies have produced the 1911 Pistol, ranging from Singer Sewing Machine Company to Kimber America.