SOLD FOR: $1010
Make: Dan Wesson Firearms
Model: PointMan Seven, PM7
Serial Number: S5433CZ
Year of Manufacture: 2015-2021
Caliber: .45 ACP
Action Type: Single Action SA Semi-Automatic Pistol with Detachable Magazine
Markings: The right side of the frame is marked “DAN WESSON FIREARMS NORWICH, NY. U.S.A. / S5433CZ”. The top of the chamber is marked “KART 45 NM”. The left side of the slide is marked with the “DW” logo and “PM7”. The front of the barrel bushing is marked “KART”.
Barrel Length: 5”
Sights / Optics: The front sight is a ramped blade with a serrated rear face and is dovetailed to the front of the slide. The rear sight is a Bomar style target sight with a square notch and serrated rear face; it is dovetailed to the rear of the slide.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are two-piece black and gray G10 panels with light diagonal serrations. There are no major defects, just light handling marks. Overall, the grips rate in about Excellent condition.
Type of Finish: Stainless
Finish Originality: Original but the Kart barrel and barrel bushing are aftermarket.
Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion.
Overall Condition: This gun retains about 93% of its metal finish. There are some scattered scuffs on the matte portions that have caused smooth spots, some of the most noticeable are on the dust cover and top of the slide. There are some draglines and light marks visible on the smooth polished portions. The pistol looks to have seen pretty standard use. The screws are tool marked with serviceable slots. The markings are clear. Overall, this pistol rates in about Fine condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The slide to frame fit shows very light movement. The trigger is crisp. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your standards.
Box & Accessories: Included are three 8-round magazines and an MCM hard case.
Our Assessment: Colt’s 1911 served the U.S. Military all the way up to the early 1980’s; nearly every American has seen one on TV, in a movie or in their grandparent’s collection. The design is so legendary; hundreds of other manufacturers have followed its path and tried to improve upon the design, but without much change to the overall operation. This is a Dan Wesson Pointman PM7 with a host of upgrades such as a beavertail memory bump grip safety, skeletonized serrated trigger with overtravel adjustment, skeletonized hammer, Bomar style rear sight, stainless finish, angled front and rear slide serrations, and full length guide rod. This is a beautiful 1911 pistol with tasteful upgrades that simply showcase the brilliance of a design going strong over 100 years after its invention. If you need something to protect your house or to run concealed out in public, this would be a fantastic option. Please see our photos and good luck!