Sold for $2845.71
Make: Les Baer Custom
Serial Number: LB355
Year of Manufacture: 1993-2008
Caliber: .45 ACP
Action Type: Single Action, Semi-Automatic Pistol
Markings: The chamber is marked “BAR-STO 45 ACP”. The right side of the frame is marked “LES BAER CUSTOM INC. / ROCK ISLAND, IL U.S.A. / LB 355”. The slide is matched and marked “355” on the inside.
Barrel Length: 5 3/8”, 6 7/8″ to Compensator
Sights / Optics: The front sight is a Patridge blade dovetailed to the front of the slide. The rear sight is a Bo-Mar square notch and is dovetailed to the rear of the slide. The rear of the slide is checkered for glare reduction.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are smooth wood with Colt medallion. There are a few scattered light marks. There are no chips or cracks. Overall, the grips are in about Excellent condition.
Type of Finish: Hard Chrome & Blued
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion in the bore.
Overall Condition: This handgun retains about 98% of its metal finish. There is some finish wear on the right side of the slide in front of the dust cover. There are some light handling marks and standard operational wear. The screw heads are sharp. The markings are clear. Overall, this handgun rates in about Excellent condition.
Mechanics: We see nothing to indicate that this would not function correctly when assembled, we cannot assemble it due to California law. 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: The gun comes with a total of one 10-round magazine.
Our Assessment: Les Baer is among a small group of the best manufacturers of custom and semi-custom 1911s in the world including Wilson Combat, Ed Brown and Nighthawk Custom. Since 1991, Les Baer Custom has been producing some of the finest 1911s that money can buy. This is a full custom build with a Government slide & frame, BarSto barrel, target sights, compensator, checkered front & backstraps, extended magazine well, and duo tone finish. There is hardly any wear to speak of and this is simply a badass gun. Chambered for the classic .45 ACP cartridge and with the 5? Government length barrel, this pistol will make a fantastic shooter, carry, or even competition firearm. Please see our photos and good luck!