SOLD FOR: $1245
Make: Springfield Armory
Model: 1911-A1 Loaded, PI9151LCA
Serial Number: NM494058
Year of Manufacture: 2001-Present
Caliber: .45 ACP
Action Type: Detachable Magazine Fed Single Action Semi-Automatic Pistol
Markings: The left side of the slide is marked “MODEL 1911-A1 / CAL .45”. The right side of the slide is marked “SPRINGFIELD ARMORY” with their crossed cannon logo. The right side of the frame is marked “SPRINGFIELD INC / GENESEO IL USA / NM494058”. The top of the barrel visible through the ejection port is marked “S.A. .45 AUTO”.
Barrel Length: 5”
Sights / Optics: The front sight is a serrated blade with a recessed white dot and is dovetailed into the slide. The rear sight is a square notch lo-mount style sight with two recessed white dots and is dovetailed and screw set to the rear of the slide.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are two-piece checkered cocobolo wood with double-diamond panels. There are some light handling marks. There are no chips or cracks. The grips rate in Excellent overall 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 minor fouling.
Overall Condition: This handgun retains about 95% of its metal finish. There are takedown marks on the left side of the slide and on the left side of the frame. There are some scattered light handling marks. There are some light scuffs and rubs on the matte-finished portions. There are some standard operational marks. The screw sockets are strong. The markings are mostly clear, the crossed cannon logo is light. Overall, this handgun rates in about Fine Plus condition.
Mechanics: The action functions properly. 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: Included is a serial matching gray hard case, paperwork including the manual, and two 7-round magazines.
Our Assessment: You can buy a basic 1911 and then install a skeletonized trigger and hammer, beavertail extended grip safety, ambidextrous extended thumb safety, checkered straight mainspring housing, lo-mount sights, and have the slide cut with forward slide serrations, or you can save yourself the hassle and buy this Springfield. This pistol is chambered in the classic .45 ACP and has a stainless finish. It comes with a host of nice features and will be a pleasure to shoot. Everyone needs a nice 1911 and this one will be a nice addition to any collection. The pistol is in about Fine Plus condition and comes with its original box and two magazines, ready for carry, competition, or recreational target shooting. Please see our photos and good luck!