SOLD FOR: $2191
Make: Les Baer Custom
Model: Premier II
Serial Number: LB22588
Year of Manufacture: 2008
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 / LB22588”.
Barrel Length: 5”
Sights / Optics: The front sight is a serrated blade dovetailed into the slide. The rear sight is a flat-topped square notch target sight with a serrated rear face. The rear sight is fully adjustable for windage and elevation and is dovetailed into the slide.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are black & gray G-10 with small horizontal grooves and larger vertical grooves. There is some light rub wear but no chips or cracks. The grips rate in about Excellent overall condition.
Type of Finish: Blue, Matte Rounds & Polished Flats
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 against the lands.
Overall Condition: This handgun retains about 98% of its metal finish. There is some light wear on the recoil spring plug. There is some very light thinning on the front edges. There is operational wear. The screw heads are undamaged. The markings are clear. Overall, this handgun rates in about Excellent condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The slide is snug. The trigger is 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 magazine and a red Les Baer soft case. It has some scuffs and light discoloration, mag rates in about 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, target sights, skeletonized trigger and hammer, 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 checkering, serrated mainspring housing, and aftermarket G-10 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!