SOLD FOR: $2575
Make: Wilson Combat
Serial Number: WCT21316
Year of Manufacture: 2000s-2010s
Caliber: .45 ACP
Action Type: Single Action, Semi-Automatic, Removable Magazine Fed Pistol
Markings: The left side of the slide is marked “WILSON COMBAT”, the right side is marked “STEALTH”. The barrel, visible through the ejection port, is marked “WILSON 45 ACP”. The right side of the frame is marked “WILSON COMBAT BERRYVILLE, AR USA / WCT21316”.
Barrel Length: 4”, Wafer Crowned, Match Grade
Sights / Optics: The front sight is a black blade with a single tritium insert. The rear sight is a square notch lo-mount style base with two tritium inserts. Both sights are dovetailed into the slide and the rear sight has a set screw. The front lamp is dead and the rear lamps are dim and nearly dead.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are black 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: Black Nitride
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion.
Overall Condition: This handgun retains about 94% of its metal finish. There is some thinning on the edges. There is some thinning on the top of the slide on the right side. There are some freckled oil stains on the beavertail safety. There are a few oil marks on the trigger guard. There is a light mark on the frame from take down. The screw heads are sharp. The markings are crisp. Overall, this handgun rates in about Fine condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The frame to slide fit has very light movement. The trigger is crisp with a tactile reset. The pistol has a beavertail safety with an indexing bump, skeletonized hammer, skeletonized trigger, full-length guide rod, and a coned wafered barrel. We did not fire this handgun. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: Included are six Wilson combat 7-round magazines, weighted dummy practice mag, spare grips, and spare sights. The mags have light operational wear and rate in about Fine condition. The sights are of the same design as those currently installed but have amber lamps, the front is dead and the rear lamps are dim. The grips are double diamond checkered wood Wilson Combat with medallions. The checkering is mainly strong. The grips have scattered nicks, scratches, and compressions, in about Very Good condition.
Our Assessment: Wilson Combat is among a small group of the best manufacturers of custom and semi-custom 1911s in the world including Nighthawk Custom, Ed Brown and Les Baer. This pistol is an excellent example of why they have earned this reputation. Wilson Combat has combined the most desired upgrades including front and back strap checkering, extended beavertail grip safety, beveled magazine well, extended thumb safety, night sights and skeletonized hammer and trigger with their legendary craftsmanship quality. Quality that will make this an excellent defensive pistol to which you can trust your life. This pistol has seen some use but is ready for more. 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!