SOLD FOR: $1075
Model: NRA California Gun of the Year Special Edition, “Freedom Warrior” Custom II
Serial Number: KNRA08-0525
Year of Manufacture: 2018
Caliber: .45 ACP
Action Type: Single Action SA Semi-Automatic Pistol with Detachable Magazine
Markings: The right side of the slide is marked “CUSTOM II”. The right side of the frame is marked “KIMBER, YONKERS, NY U.S.A. / KNRA08-0525” behind the slide stop pin. The top of the chamber visible through the ejection port is marked “.45 ACP”. The left side of the slide is marked “Kimber”. The grips are marked “* / FREEDOM / NRA / WARRIOR / *”.
Barrel Length: 5”
Sights / Optics: The front sight is a serrated blade and is dovetailed to the front of the slide. The rear sight is a square-notch low mount-style sight with a serrated rear face, it is dovetailed to the rear of the slide and also has a set screw.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are black two-piece stippled wood panels that read “* / FREEDOM / NRA / WARRIOR / *”. There are no major defects, just light handling wear. Overall, the grips rate in about Excellent condition.
Type of Finish: Desert Tan
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion.
Overall Condition: This gun retains about 98% of its metal finish. There are a couple little marks on the thumb safety. There are a few faint marks from handling and storage. There is standard operational wear. The grip screws are undamaged. The rear pin on the right side of the frame has some light wear. The markings are clear. Overall, this pistol rates in Excellent condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The slide is snug. The slide cycles slowly due to old oil. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your standards.
Box & Accessories: This pistol comes with a serial matching Kimber case, paperwork including the manual, and two 7-round magazines.
Our Assessment: For 40 years, Kimber has been producing some of the finest 1911-style pistols in America and this is no exception. The Custom II comes from Kimber packed with features such as front and rear slide serrations, extended beavertail grip safety, full-length stainless guide-rod, extended thumb-safety, skeletonized hammer and trigger, blacked out sights, and of course, Kimber quality. This example is the Friends of NRA California Gun of The Year Edition with a desert tan finish and custom stippled grips. This is a beautiful gun in high condition and would make an excellent addition to any collection. Please see our photos and good luck!