Each Tribute is individually handcrafted with custom created artwork to honor the American hero of your choice. Memorialize your own service on a keepsake for your family. Honor the memory of a long gone loved one. Thank a close friend or family member for their selfless service. Or salute a currently deployed soldier, fighting right now overseas.
We’ll make each Tribute to order, decorated by hand in 24-Karat gold and mirror-polished blued steel. You send us a military photo and the basic service information about the member of the armed forces you want to celebrate. We’ll handle the rest.
Our expert craftsmen will create an original portrait from the photo on the slide of the most distinguished military firearm of all time – the legendary Colt .45 pistol.
The 24-Karat gold decorated Distinguished Service Tribute is the embodiment of elegance and power. In addition to the handsome, detailed artwork on the pistol, each Tribute features rosewood grips with the classic “double-diamond” checkering pattern, enhanced with these special features:
The Distinguished Service Tribute .45 Pistol is available exclusively through The American Historical Foundation and America Remembers. To place your reservation, call our Member Services staff toll-free at 1-800-682-2291 or mail the enclosed Reservation Request. A small deposit is all that is needed and a monthly payment plan is available.
Once your order is received, we will mail you the appropriate forms to complete your personalization. Your approval of the personalized artwork will be received before we ship your Tribute pistol. Therefore, your satisfaction will be guaranteed once you receive your finalized, personalized commemorative.
Today is your chance to clearly state your support and admiration for the service and values of the members of America’s Armed Forces. By ordering now, you will create a lasting symbol of the bravery and patriotism of your own or a loved one’s service; one that is guaranteed to be revered for generations to come.
Also available is a custom made, luxuriously lined Display Case with locking glass lid and engraved identification plaque to display and protect your Tribute from dust and unauthorized handling.
Since the Tribute is a working pistol, we will arrange delivery through a licensed firearms dealer of your choice.
The Distinguished Service Tribute .45 Pistol is issued by a private, non-governmental organization to honor America's Armed Forces. Nothing in the decoration added to the basic firearm (including the informational content therein) is used as a trademark. Neither the United States Army, United States Air Force, United States Navy, United States Marine Corps, United States Coast Guard nor any other component of the Department of Defense has supplied, approved, endorsed, or authorized this product or any portion thereof.