Metro Arms is releasing the American Classic Commander, a 1911 pistol which includes the features and finish of a high-end 1911 at an affordable price.

Chambered in .45 ACP or 9mm, the American Classic Commander has a 4.5 inch barrel and is constructed from 4140 steel with a 4140 hammer forged steel slide with rear serrations and a Novak-style rear sight and dovetail front sight. This pistol also has a flared and lowered ejection port, an extended slide stop, a beavertail grip safety, extended thumb safety and combat hammer and trigger. It handles like a competition pistol with a smooth trigger and perfect balance, the press release notes.

The American Classic Commander is available now in three finishes; Hard Chrome, Deep Blue and the Duo-tone with a Deep Blue frame and Hard Chrome slide. The manufacturer suggested retail price is $624.00 – $719.00. See below for additional details.

Features: Metro Arms American Classic Commander

  • Caliber: .45 ACP, 9MM
  • Overall Length: 7.5”
  • Barrel Length: 4.25”
  • Height: 5.5”
  • Width: 1.25”
  • Weight (empty): 35.2 oz.
  • Frame: 4140 Steel
  • Slide: 4140 Hammer Forged Steel
  • Single Action
  • Novak Style Rear Sight
  • Dovetail Front Sight
  • Flared & Lowered Ejection Port
  • Extended Slide Stop
  • Beavertail Grip Safety
  • Combat Hammer
  • Combat Trigger
  • Extended Thumb Safety
  • Throated Forged Steel Barrel
  • Rear Serration on Slide
  • Checkered Mahogany Wood Grip w/ Diamond Cut
  • 8-rd/9-rd Magazine w/ Bumper Pad
  • Finish: Deep Blue, Hard Chrome, & Duo-tone *9mm in Deep Blue only

For more information about the American Classic Commander, and the full range of products currently offered by Metro Arms, please visit

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