SOLD FOR: $1100
Make: Kimber Custom Shop
Model: Stainless Raptor II
Serial Number: K532977
Year of Manufacture: 2004-Present
Caliber: .45 ACP
Action Type: Single Action Semi-Auto Pistol w/ Detachable Mag and Skeletonized Trigger
Markings: The left of the slide is marked “CUSTOM Kimber SHOP”, the right is marked “STAINLESS RAPTOR II”. The right of the frame is marked “KIMBER / K532977” and “YONKERS NY USA”. The chamber is marked “.45 ACP”.
Barrel Length: 5”
Sights / Optics: The front sight is a blade with a tritium lamp that is dovetailed to the barrel. The rear sight is an MH3 square notch with two tritium lamps and a serrated rear face and is dovetailed to the slide. Both are dovetailed to the slide and the rear sight also has a set screw. The lamps are bright and easily acquired in low or no-light environments.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are wood panels with scale texture and the “Kimber” logo on either side. The grips have no notable wear or damage, only light handling marks. There are no chips or cracks. The grips rate in Excellent overall condition.
Type of Finish: Stainless Steel
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion but there is some very faint fouling in the grooves.
Overall Condition: This gun retains about 98% of its metal finish. There are extremely faint marks on the sides of the slide. There is a minor mark on the left side of the frame from contact with the slide release. The grip screws are undamaged. The markings are clear. Overall, this pistol rates in Fine-Excellent condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The slide to frame fit shows no perceptible movement. The trigger is crisp. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your standards.
Box & Accessories: This pistol comes in a black plastic Kimber case with serial matching label, an assortment of factory paperwork including manual, and one 8-round magazine.
Our Assessment: For 40 years, Kimber has been producing some of the finest 1911-style pistols in America and this is no exception. This particular pistol comes packed with features such as aggressive scalloped rear slide, extended beavertail grip safety, ambidextrous safety, full-length stainless guide-rod, skeletonized hammer and trigger, checkered mainspring housing, and of course, Kimber quality. This example is in Fine-Excellent condition. This is a beautiful gun in high condition and would make an excellent addition to any collection, but where it will really shine is in your holster for carry. Please see our photos and good luck!