Sold for 1966.00
Make: Israel Military Industries (IMI) / Magnum Research Inc
Model: Desert Eagle MK VII
Serial Number: 64519-S
Year of Manufacture: 1986-1995, 1998-2000
Caliber: .44 Magnum
Action Type: Single Action, Semi-Automatic with Removable Magazine
Markings: The left side of the slide is marked “DESERT EAGLE – .41/.44 MAGNUM PISTOL / ISRAEL MILITARY INDUSTRIES”. The right side of the slide is marked “MAGNUM RESEARCH INC. MINNEAPOLIS MINN. / MADE IN ISRAEL”. The left side of the barrel is marked “.44”. The right side of the frame is marked with the serial number.
Barrel Length: 6?
Sights / Optics: The front sight is a Trijicon blade and is dovetailed into the top of the barrel. The rear sight is a square-notch Trijicon sight dovetailed into the slide. The rear sight is adjustable for windage and elevation. The lamps are dead.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are two-piece smooth wood with an eagle on both sides. There are a few light compressions and light handling marks. There are no chips or cracks. Overall, the grip is in about Excellent condition.
Type of Finish: Brushed Chrome
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the polygonal rifling is strong. There is no erosion.
Overall Condition: This handgun retains about 97% of its metal finish. There are a couple little dings on the right side of the barrel. There are a few scuffs and rubs that have caused smooth spots, most noticeable on the matte portions. There are a couple of faint hairline scratches. There is light operational wear. There are a few light handling marks. The screwheads are sharp. The markings are clear. Overall, this handgun rates in about Fine Plus condition.
Mechanics: For questions regarding convertibility, please contact Magnum Research. The action functions correctly but the included magazines do not lock the slide back. We did not fire this handgun. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: This pistol comes with an 8-round magazine.
Our Assessment: The Desert Eagle is a fascinating pistol that incorporates a gas-piston and rotating multi-lug bolt system into a big-bore semi-automatic pistol. Its all steel construction is at once absurdly heavy and necessary as it will help dampen recoil and stop the reciprocation of the large mass of its slide from whipping the pistol out of your grip. With the solid lockup of a rotating multi-lug bolt and more than 8? sight radius, this pistol would be at home hunting, at the silhouette range, or just informal target shooting with your range buddies. This particular example, a MK VII, is in Fine Plus condition and has a great bore and solid mechanics. It may be a little unwieldy for home defense, but it’ll put the fear of God into any intruders. Despite some saying there’s no use for the Desert Eagle it never seems to drop in popularity be it in Hollywood, video games, or in the shooting community in general. Please see our photos and good luck!