Sold For: $1,275
Make: Springfield Armory
Model: 1911-A1 Mil-Spec, PB9108LCA
Serial Number: NM572280
Year of Manufacture: 2007-Present
Caliber: .45 ACP
Action Type: Single-Action Semi-Automatic Pistol, Detachable Magazine Fed with Thumb and Grip Safeties
Markings: The right side of the slide is marked “SPRINGFIELD ARMORY” followed by the crossed cannon. The left side of the slide is marked “MODEL 1911-A1 / CAL. 45”. The barrel is marked “S.A. .45 AUTO”. The right side of the frame is marked “SPRINGFIELD INC / GENESEO IL USA / NM572280”. The left and right grip panels are marked with crossed cannon logos.
Barrel Length: 5”
Sights / Optics: The front sight is a blade with a white dot recess set on the slide. The rear sight is flat top square notch fitting with two white dot recesses dovetailed into the slide.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are checkered wood with raised diamonds around the grip screws and crossed cannons on either side. The diamonds have only one or two little marks. The checkering is intact and attractive. There are no chips or cracks. The grip panels rate in about Excellent overall condition.
Type of Finish: Parkerized
Finish Originality: The finish is original but the bright barrel bushing appears to be aftermarket.
Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion in the bore.
Overall Condition: This handgun retains about 98% of its metal finish. The barrel bushing is bright leading us to believe that is aftermarket. There is light operational wear. There are scattered rubs which have caused smooth spots, the most noticeable is on the top of the slide in front of the port. The markings are strong and clear. The screw heads are sharp. Overall, this handgun rates in Excellent condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The trigger is crisp. The slide to frame fit is snug. 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: Included are a grey hard case with serial matched label, paperwork including the manual, extra grips, and two 7-round magazines. The grips are checkered black plastic with crossed cannons, they have no notable wear and rate Excellent. The mags have light wear from use and rate in about Fine Plus-Excellent condition.
Our Assessment: This is a Springfield Armory 1911-A1 pistol chambered in .45 ACP with little in the way of wear. The pistol is in about Excellent condition with about 98% of its finish remaining and looks pristine. The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. This pistol is perfect for home protection or competition shooting, offering a light single-action trigger pull and simple controls. It does not look like it was taken out of the case often, and when it was it was cared for meticulously. If you don’t own a 1911 this is a good place to start, if you own one that‘s completely “full race” this is a good place to return to. 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.