Sold For: $1,100.00
Model: Eclipse Ultra II
Serial Number: KU22538
Year of Manufacture: 2002-2016
Caliber: .45 ACP
Action Type: Single Action Semi-Automatic Pistol with Detachable Magazine
Markings: The right side of the slide is marked “ECLIPSE ULTRA II”. The right side of the frame is marked “KIMBER, YONKERS, NY U.S.A. / KU22538”. The top of the chamber visible through the ejection port is marked “.45 ACP”. The left side of the slide is marked “Kimber”.
Barrel Length: 3”
Sights / Optics: The front sight is a blade with a tritium lamp and is dovetailed to the front of the slide. The rear sight is a square-notch low mount-style sight with two tritium lamps and a serrated rear face; it is dovetailed and screw set to the rear of the slide. The lamps have dimmed but still glow and can be observed in low-light environments.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips two-piece double diamond checkered wood panels. There are some little nicks and scratches, the most noticeable are on the smooth diamonds. There are a few light handling marks. The checkering is sharp. There are no chips or cracks. Overall, the grips rate in about Fine condition.
Type of Finish: Matte Black Rounds with Brushed Stainless Flats
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion.
Overall Condition: This gun retains about 97% of its metal finish. There are some draglines and a few scuffs. Some of the marks have caused smooth spots, most noticeable on the right side at the rear. There is a light takedown arc present on the left side of the frame and slide. There are a few scattered handling marks. There is light wear on the controls. The grip screws are undamaged. The markings are clear. Overall, this pistol rates in Fine Plus condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The slide-to-frame fit has very minor play. The trigger is crisp. We did not fire this pistol. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your standards.
Box & Accessories: Included is a serial matching case, a 7-round magazine, and paperwork including the manual.
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 angled rear slide serrations, extended beavertail grip safety, dual guide-rod, skeletonized hammer and trigger, checkered front and backstraps, and of course, Kimber quality. This example is in Fine Plus condition showing signs of light use and comes with one magazine to get you started. 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 daily carry. Please see our photos and good luck!