SOLD FOR: $1,700.00
Make: Les Baer Custom
Serial Number: LB14832
Year of Manufacture: Modern
Caliber: .45 ACP
Action Type: Single Action, Semi-Automatic Pistol
Markings: The left side of the slide is marked “45 ACP”. The right side of the slide is marked “BAER / Custom”. The top of the barrel is marked “BAER 45 MATCH”. The right side of the frame is marked “LES BAER CUSTOM / HILLSDALE IL USA / LB14832”.
Barrel Length: 5”
Sights / Optics: Front and rear sights are Trijicon marked Baer deluxe fixed combat rear sight with night sight and Baer dovetail front sight ramp style with night sight. Both front and rear sights show some finish thinning on edges and corners. The lamps have dimmed significantly but are still useful as traditional 3-dot sights.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are checkered wood panels with smooth diamonds around the grip screws. The grips have a few scattered light marks and compressions. The checkering is slightly worn from handling, but well defined. There are no chips or cracks. Overall, the grips are in about Fine condition.
Type of Finish: DuPont S Coating
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion in the bore.
Overall Condition: This handgun retains about 94% of its metal finish. The slide has thinning at most edges and corners, heaviest at the front, and some scattered light scuffing. The frame has thinning on the edges of the trigger guard and dust cover with a few scattered light marks. There is very light wear in the fronstrap and mainspring housing stippling. The controls show handling and operational wear. The slide serrations are sharp. The barrel shows light-moderate operational wear. The screw heads are undamaged. The markings are clear. Overall, this handgun rates in about Very Good-plus condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. Extremely tight slide to frame fit. The barrel has no play when in battery. The trigger is very crisp. We did not fire this handgun. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: The gun comes with a total of one 8-round Novak’s magazine. The magazine shows light scratching and operational wear, in about Very Good-Fine condition.
Our Assessment: Since 1991, Les Baer Custom has been producing some of the finest 1911s that money can buy. With factory features like ambidextrous safety, extended beavertail grip safety, night sights, skeletonized trigger and hammer, full-length guide rod and front slide serrations, this handgun is equipped with everything one could want from one of the best custom 1911s available. Extended floorplate magazine, frontstrap stippling, stippled mainspring housing, and beautiful checkered grips promise a comfortable and stable grip. Chambered for the classic .45 ACP cartridge and with the 5″ Government length barrel, this pistol will make a fantastic shooter, carry, or even competition firearm. Please see our photos and good luck!
CA Legal or CA Private Party Transferable: This handgun CAN be transferred as a dealer sale in California. This handgun CAN be sold as a Private Party Transfer (PPT) at our Simi Valley shop. All cartridge firing handguns (even C&R’s and antiques) sold to a California resident must be DROS’d. This does not apply to out of state residents.