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Auto -Ordnance® Releases “Victory Girls” Custom 1911

Greeley, PA – Auto-Ordnance is now shipping the special edition World War II themed “Victory Girls” 1911, designed to honor the women whose strength drove industry at home in support of our boys fighting overseas.

The original concept was first shown at the SHOT Show in Las Vegas. Beginning with a base 1911A1 GI Model in .45ACP, it has the standard 5” barrel, seven round magazine, and US property logo wood grips. The Victory Girls model is then customized with deep cut laser engraving of a pin-up girl on the right side, and an updated “Rosie the Riveter” on the left.

Date: March 16, 2018 |  Download

Kahr Firearms Group® to Sponsor Opening Reception at The NRA’s Great American Outdoor Show

Greeley, PA – For the third year in a row, Kahr Firearms Group is proud to announce that they will be sponsoring the 2018 Opening Reception & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at the Great American Outdoor Show on Friday, February 2nd in Harrisburg PA.

The Great American Outdoor Show, now operated by the NRA, is a nine-day event that celebrates hunting, fishing and outdoor traditions treasured by millions of Americans and their families.

Date: January 30, 2018 |  Download

Kahr® Firearms Group Introduces the Thompson® 9mm

Greeley, PA – History was made in 1915 when John T. Thompson introduced the first portable hand-held automatic weapon commonly referred to as the “Tommy Gun”, also coined the “Chicago Typewriter”. It has always been manufactured in .45 ACP, and now, Kahr Firearms Group is proud to introduce the Deluxe model Thompson in 9mm. This is the first time in over 100 years that the Thompson has been manufactured in the smaller caliber. ...

Date: August 24, 2017 |  Download

The Thompson® Chicago Typewriter Turns 100

Greeley, PA – When John T. Thompson first began researching a portable hand-held automatic weapon in 1915 little did he know that he would be changing history forever. Now, 100 years later, the Thompson semi-automatic rifle, also referred to as the Chicago Typewriter, is commonly known to everyone across the globe. ...

Date: March 31, 2016 |  Download

Introducing Thompson® Gold and Chrome Versions of the “Chicago Typewriter®”

Greeley, PA – Auto-Ordnance is proud to introduce an exciting and classy look to their century-old Thompson, historically referred to as the “Chicago Typewriter®”. The Thompson 1927A-1 semi-automatic carbine is now offered in a Titanium Gold finish and also a Polished Chrome. ...

Date: February 29, 2016 |  Download

Kahr Firearms Group® Opens the Doors in Pennsylvania

Greeley, PA – USA based, Kahr Firearms Group are now officially Pennsylvanians. The firearms group ceremoniously cut the ribbon at the grand opening of their new headquarters on Tuesday, August 11th in Blooming Grove Township in Pike County. The construction was completed in just 19 months since breaking ground in May 2014. ...

Date: August 12, 2015 |  Download

Auto-Ordnance® Introduces the Budget Priced 1911BKO

Pomona, NY – 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. ...

Date: December 24, 2014 |  Download

Kahr's Perfect Combination: Guns and Gold

Pomona, NY – What is better than guns and gold? How about a combination of the two? Show your Kahr pride by adorning yourself with 14k yellow gold jewelry offered exclusively by Kahr Firearms Group™. The complete jewelry collection includes three charms and one bracelet. ...

Date: April 29, 2014 |  Download