SK Customs® is pleased to honor our combat-wounded veterans who sacrificed for freedom and are never forgotten by launching the Limited Edition 240th Anniversary Purple Heart Commemorative in their honor.On August 7, 1782, General George Washington, then the Commander-In-Chief of the Continental Army, issued the original Badge of Military Merit, which in 1932 was redesigned to today’s modern day Purple Heart Medal.
SK Customs has united with and will be donating a portion of all proceeds raised by the sale of this Limited-Edition production to the Purple Heart Homes & Purple Heart integration Project along with a pistol for each foundations upcoming fundraising efforts. Each pistol will come with a serialized special edition certificate of authenticity sign by both foundations and owner of SK Customs
Each pistol will be accompanied by a brilliant, uncirculated West Point Minted National Purple Heart Hall of Honor 2022 Proof Silver Dollar which bears the West Point Mint “W” mint mark and is also accompanied with a Certificate of Authenticity.
We commemorate our heroes by launching this Limited-Edition of only 240 Full Size Government Model Colt 1911 series 70 chambered in .45acp. Each pistol will be marked with a special edition number. The grips include custom made medallion replicas of the modern day Purple Heart Medal.
Details on the slide include beautiful custom scroll and shading patterns, boarded with 24K Gold Oak Leaf Cluster, a 24K Gold ribbon, “SOME GAVE ALL, ALL GAVE SOME” a quote dedicated to all our men and women, who proudly serve and served for our Nation. On the rear panel we have engraved George Washington’s Coat of Arms in 24K Gold.
On the reverse, we continued our custom scroll and shading and engraved a 24K Gold ribbon with the quote “A GRATEFUL NATION HONORS AND REMEMBERS.” On the rear panel a special edition number from 001 of 240.
The top of the slide shines bright with a genuine Purple Sapphire front sight, the modern day Purple Heart Medal, a 24k Gold ribbon commemorating the 240th Anniversary and George Washington’s Badge of Military Merit.
We finished with the slide, frame flats, slide, barrel and hardware high polished and selectively 24K Gold plated.