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September 27, 2011   |
Hornady Releases Commemorative John M. Browning Model 1911 Pistol Ammunition
(Grand Island, NE) Hornady Manufacturing® is pleased to celebrate the 100th anniversary of John M. Browning's Model 1911 .45 Automatic Pistol, with a special commemorative 50-cartridge package loaded with Hornady® 230 gr FMJ-RN bullets.

Distributed exclusively by AcuSport, the package features images of a World War I infantryman and a modern day soldier on the characteristic Hornady® brown box with a trademark red foil stamp. Brass cases for this limited edition are emblazoned with "45 Auto 1911-2011" on the headstamp. This limited edition is only available through AcuSport. If your dealer does not carry this special load, contact AcuSport at

"The John M. Browning Model 1911 pistol made an indelible impact upon the shooting sports industry," said Jason Hornady, Vice President of Hornady Manufacturing. "This commemorative issue ammo matches the reliability and effectiveness of the 1911 caliber defensive pistol, and is a great way to honor an incomparable piece of history."

Founded in 1949, Hornady Manufacturing Company is a family owned business headquartered in Grand Island, Nebraska. Proudly manufacturing products that are made in the USA by over 300 employees, Hornady Manufacturing is a world leader in bullet, ammunition, reloading tool and accessory design and manufacture.

For further information regarding Hornady products, visit our web site at Media members interested in Hornady winning products for editorial review should contact Everett Deger at

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