New: SK Guns Lost States Of America Series Daniel Boone 1911 .45 ACP

SK Guns announces third pistol in “The Lost States of America” series, the limited-edition Daniel Boone Colt 1911 chambered in .45 ACP.

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posted on May 31, 2024
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SK Guns introduces the third model in “The Lost States of America” series celebrating U.S. national hero Daniel Boone, a limited-edition Colt 1911 full-size Government Model chambered in .45 ACP.
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SK Guns recently announced the third installment of its “The Lost States of America” series of pistols that commemorates Kentucky pioneer Daniel Boone, along with the lost Transylvania Colony, which is now the present-day states of Kentucky and Tennessee.

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The top of the slide includes a portrait of Daniel Boone, his hunting dog, along with the Great Seal of Kentucky and the Lost State of Transylvania in a 24-karat gold ribbon.

 

SK Guns celebrates Boone as a pioneer, a frontiersman and one of the first American national heroes with the launch of this new pistol, a full-size government model Colt 1911 chambered in .45 ACP. This will be a limited run of only 200 models, each of which will be accompanied by a commemorative challenge coin.

The right side of the gun’s slide includes a map of the region in 24-karat gold plating, along with the State of Transylvania decorated in silver with a deeply etched floral scroll. A portrait of Richard Henderson, the founder of the Transylvania Colony, also adorns the slide, as well as the Coat of Arms featuring special-edition numbers.

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The left side of the Daniel Boone 1911’s slide highlights the 1775 meeting of the Transylvania House of Delegates.

 

As for the left side of the slide, it depicts the 1775 meeting of Transylvania’s House of Delegates, a continuation of the deeply etched floral scroll and the iconic Colt logo on the rear panel. The top of the slide pays homage to Daniel Boone, featuring a portrait of the legendary pioneer, along with his hunting dog, the Great Seal of Kentucky and the Lost State of Transylvania in a 24-karat gold ribbon.

Additionally, the slide and frame flats are highly polished with selective 24-karat gold plated controls. Plus, the grips are made from handpicked Kentucky Bourbon barrels.

Some background about the lost Transylvania Colony (via Wikipedia): Located in central and western Kentucky and part of north central Tennessee and founded in 1775, Daniel Boone was hired by Richard Henderson to make the Wilderness Road through the Cumberland Gap and into southeastern Kentucky to expedite settlement of the region. However, the Revolutionary War stalled settlement, and Henderson's Transylvania claims were invalidated by the Virginia and North Carolina legislatures.

“Daniel Boone was a true American patriot who was a legend in his own lifetime. This gun pays tribute to one of the original pioneers to sojourn out of the Thirteen Colonies, as well as the settlements that followed,” Simon Khiabani, the owner and founder of SK Guns said. “The Lost State of Transylvania was a dream of Boone and Henderson, and the goal of this gun is to help ensure that this dream is never forgotten.”

The SK Guns Lost States of America Daniel Boone Colt 1911 pistol will begin shipping in August 2024. 

MSRP starts at $2,700. Learn more at skguns.com.

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