Sold For: $3,025
Make: Ed Brown
Model: Kobra Carry
Serial Number: 23842
Year of Manufacture: 2002-Present
Caliber: .45 ACP
Action Type: Single Action, Semi-Automatic with Removable Magazine
Markings: The left side of the slide is marked “KOBRA CARRY”, the right is marked “CUSTOM BY / Ed Brown”. The right side of the frame is marked “Ed Brown Products / Perry, MO USA / 23842”. The top of the barrel at the chamber is marked “ED BROWN 45 ACP”. The front face of the barrel bushing is marked “BROWN”.
Barrel Length: 4 1/4”
Sights / Optics: The pistol is installed with Trijicon night sights. The front sight is a blade with a tritium lamp and the rear sight is a square notch lo-mount style sight, both are dovetailed into the slide and screw set. The lamps are bright and easily acquired in low light.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are two-piece checkered double-diamond laminate wood panels. There is no notable wear or damage, only light handling marks. The checkering is intact and attractive. There are no chips or cracks. The grips are in Excellent condition.
Type of Finish: Stainless
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion in the bore but there is some stubborn fouling.
Overall Condition: This handgun retains about 98% of its original finish remaining. There are no major defects, just faint handling and operational wear. The markings are clear. The screw heads are sharp. Overall, this pistol rates in about Excellent condition.
Mechanics: The action functions properly. The slide is snug to the frame. The trigger is crisp. We did not fire this handgun. As with all used firearms, at thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: This pistol comes in an Ed Brown branded black nylon zipper case with a manual and two Ed Brown 7-round mags in Excellent condition.
Our Assessment: Ed Brown is among a small group of the best manufacturers of custom and semi-custom 1911s in the world including Wilson Combat, Nighthawk Custom and Les Baer. This pistol is an excellent example of why they have earned this reputation. Ed Brown has combined the most desired carry upgrades including front and back strap fish scales, bobtail mainspring housing, extended beavertail grip safety, ambidextrous thumb safety, night sights and skeletonized hammer and trigger with their legendary craftsmanship quality. Quality that will make this an excellent target pistol as well as a defensive pistol to which you can trust your life. This pistol is in Excellent condition, showing little sign of use and comes with just about everything it would brand-new. If you’ve been looking to get a premium-quality 1911, you can’t do much better than this. 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 sold to a California resident must be DROS’d. This does not apply to out of state buyers.