The following press release was issued by Kahr

USA based, Kahr Firearms Group is proud to announce the introduction of the Auto Ordnance 1911BKO. The 1911BKO is only the second 1911 pistol to be introduced over the past year, following in the footsteps of the successful 1911TC model in stainless steel just last year.

The Auto Ordnance 1911BKO frame incorporates GI specs and features a matte black finish frame, barrel and slide. The carbon steel slide, sear and disconnector are machined from solid bar stock and heat treated properly to assure durability and long life over many thousands of rounds. The low-profile sights feature a blade front sight and a rear drift adjustable for windage. The grip is brown checkered plastic.

This .45 ACP has a 5″ barrel, length is 8.5″ overall and weighs just 39 oz. The 1911BKO is 100% made in the USA and ships with one 7-round magazine. The BKO has a thumb safety, grip safety and firing pin block.


* Model: 1911BKO
* Caliber: .45 ACP
* Barrel: 5″
* Weight: 39 oz.
* Length: 8.5″ overall
* Safeties: Thumb safety, grip safety, firing pin block
* Sight: Blade front, rear drift adjustable for windage
* Grips: Brown checkered Plastic
* Magazine: One 7 round magazine
* Warranty: 1 year

MSRP on the Auto Ordnance 1911BKO is just $571.00. For more information on the complete line of Auto Ordnance products, please visit

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