This is perhaps the finest reproduction gun we have ever seen. Looks, feels and functions just like the real thing, but it can never really go bang (it even disassembles like the real thing. Absolutely perfect for the collector or re-enactor. Slide is marked “U. S. Armed Forces Automatic Pistol Model of 1911A1 X5898 Caliber .45.” Slide retracts and locks in place, hammer cocks, thumb and grip safety work and the trigger works, mag ejects. Comes with real Double-Diamond checkered wooden grips. All metal is matte black finished. Full size. Cannot be shipped to CA, CT, KS, MA, MD, MN, NY, PA, RI, WI, Puerto Rico or Canada. Cannot use Paypal as a payment method.