SOLD FOR: $2701
Make: Ed Brown
Model: Kobra Carry
Serial Number: 1017
Year of Manufacture: 2002-Present
Caliber: .45 ACP
Action Type: Single Action, Semi-Automatic with Removable Magazine
Barrel Length: 4 1/4”
Sights / Optics: The pistol is installed with Trijicon night sights. The front sight is a blade with a tritium lamp and the rear sight is a square notch lo-mount style sight, both are dovetailed into the slide and secured with set screws. The lamps no longer glow in low light conditions.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are two-piece checkered double-diamond wood panels. There are some scattered light handling marks, no major defects. The checkering is sharp. There are no chips or cracks. The grips are in Excellent 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. In this writer’s opinion, this bore rates a 10 out of 10.
Overall Condition: This handgun retains about 97% of its original finish. There are some scattered handling marks. There is standard operational wear. There are a few rubs and scuffs on the bottom of the slide in front of the dust cover. The markings are clear. The screw heads are sharp. Overall, this pistol rates in about Fine Plus condition.
Mechanics: The action functions properly. The slide is snug to the frame. The trigger is crisp. We did not fire this handgun. As with all used firearms, at thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: Included are two 8-round Wilson Combat magazines and an Ed Brown Bulldog soft case.
Our Assessment: Ed Brown is among a small group of the best manufacturers of custom and semi-custom 1911s in the world including Wilson Combat, Nighthawk Custom and Les Baer. This pistol is an excellent example of why they have earned this reputation. Ed Brown has combined the most desired carry upgrades including front and back strap fish scales, bobtail mainspring housing, extended beavertail grip safety, ambidextrous thumb safety, night sights and skeletonized hammer and trigger with their legendary craftsmanship quality. Ed Brown pistols are of the highest quality, making this an excellent target pistol as well as a defensive pistol to which you can trust your life. This pistol is in Fine Plus condition and comes with a soft case and two magazines. If you’ve been looking to get a premium-quality, great looking 1911, you cannot go wrong with the Ed Brown Kobra Carry! Please see our pictures and good luck with your bidding!
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