Caliber 45, recoil operated, magazine fed, self loading.  The magazine has capacity for seven rounds of rimless, alloy jacketed ammunition, Model 1911.  The barrel is five inches long, and is rifled with six grooves making one left turn in sixteen inches.  The total length of the pistol is about eight-and-one-half inches.  Weight of the pistol with empty magazine is 2 pounds, 7 ounces.  A blade front sight and a U-notch rear sight are mounted on the slide.  Checked walnut stocks.  Blued finish.