Trimline 1911

Discussion in '1911 Photo Gallery' started by Greg Derr, Dec 10, 2018.

  1. Greg Derr

    Greg Derr Custom Pistolsmith Supporting Addict

    Oct 3, 2011
    Trimline 1911, a commission for the family of the inventor of the Trimline phone among other inventions for Bell Telephone. Finished in high polish blue over color case hardening by Bobby Tyler. Yost gold line front sight at the end of a flat top arrow pattern. Mammoth ivory grips. Engraving by Dave Clevinger. The presentation case is in process.




  2. ORShooter

    ORShooter Just outsided the realm of Crazy!

    Nov 28, 2018
    Oh that's just sweeet!
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  3. GoetzTalon

    GoetzTalon Well-Known Member

    Oct 21, 2011
    Great looking pistol!!!
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  4. Wheels No More

    Wheels No More Long gone

    May 12, 2015
    I really like the gold line front sight.
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  5. FWoo45

    FWoo45 Well-Known Member

    Jan 13, 2017
    I love CCH with bluing. Very nice!
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  6. azguy1911

    azguy1911 I'm done buying guns, I'm just a bystander now

    Oct 22, 2015
  7. Dwe

    Dwe I'm a terminal 1911 Addict!

    Sep 4, 2011
    Very nice
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  8. Shocker2000

    Shocker2000 Well-Known Member

    Apr 6, 2016
    Finally, someone color case hardened the grip safety. Most just leave it black, and that has always looked weird to me. Nice work!
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  9. xerts1191

    xerts1191 Well-Known Member

    Aug 12, 2017
    The phone wasn’t bad either!
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  10. july19

    july19 Womb? Weary? He rests. He has travelled. Supporting Addict

    Sep 16, 2013
    It’s perfect,what a beaut.
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  11. gaijin

    gaijin Well-Known Member

    May 18, 2015
    Holy crap that is nice Greg.
    And yes, I remember the phones. :)
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  12. Ned Christiansen

    Ned Christiansen Well-Known Member

    Mar 27, 2013
  13. BigDeeeeeeee

    BigDeeeeeeee Idaho 1911er

    Aug 19, 2011
  14. tac45

    tac45 What me worry ? Supporting Addict

    Mar 4, 2012
    Greg , imho this pistol epitomizes what I consider to be a classy beautiful and well executed build ,a tribute to your skill.
    A pistol I would be proud to own .
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