The colt Government 1911 features a full metal chassis, blowback action, front rail for flashlight / laser attachments and a grip safety. One of the nicer 1911 air pistols available with markings along the top slide that are true to the original - includes the Colt emblem and " Automatic Caliber 45 " . The colt 1911 is one of the most iconic pistols ever produced. Designed by the legendary John Moses Browning production started in 1911 and is still being produced to the current day, with an estimated over 2.7 million units made. The pistol has been a U.S army standard issue for World War 1, World War 2, Korean War and the Vietnam War . Buying a C02 air pistol version is great way to own this prestigious firearm.