Colt Combat Commander 1911 9mm Semi-Auto Pistol MFD 2017 w/ Case

SOLD FOR: $777

WOA#: WY240208WK001

Make: Colt

Model: Combat Commander

Serial Number: 9XE03265

Year of Manufacture: 2017 (Colt Purchase Receipt).

Caliber: .45 ACP

Action Type: Single Action Semi-Automatic fed by Removable Magazine

Markings:  The left side of the slide is marked “COMMANDER / -MODEL-”, “COLT”, “AUTOMATIC / CALIBER” with the Colt Rampant at the rear.  The right side of the slide is marked “COMBAT COMMANDER”.  The right side of the frame is marked “COLTS PT.F.A.MFG. CO. HARTFORD, CONN. U.S.A.” and “9XE03265”.  The left side of the rear sight is marked “NOVAK”.  The chamber is marked “CAL 9MM LUGER / -PARABELLUM-”.  The left side of the trigger guard is marked “VP” in a triangle and “L”.

Barrel Length: 4.25”.

Sights / Optics:  The front sight is a white dotted blade dovetailed to the slide.  The rear sight is a rectangular notch sight dovetailed to the slide with two white dots. NOVAK LoMount Sights.

Stock Configuration & Condition:  The grips are two-piece VZ G-10 Colt Logo Black Cherry grips with beveled bottom.  The checkering is well defined with little to no handling wear. There are no chips or cracks. Overall, the grips are in Excellent condition.

Type of Finish: Blued Carbon Steel & Black

Finish Originality: Original.

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion. There is some fouling in the grooves. In this writer’s opinion the bore rates 9/10.

Overall Condition: This pistol retains about 99% of its metal finish. The action shows some operational wear on the chamber.  The screw heads are sharp. The markings are clear. Overall, this pistol is in Excellent condition as customized.

Mechanics:  The action functions correctly. The slide has minor play to the frame and the trigger is crisp. We did not fire this pistol. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: This pistol comes with its factory receipt, total of two magazines, handouts, chamber lock and keys,

Our Assessment:  The 2017 Colt Combat Commander 9mm is a masterful blend of historical legacy and modern innovation, making it an exemplary addition for both the collector and the tactical enthusiast. At its core, it embodies the storied craftsmanship of Colt’s legendary firearms, which have been a staple in American military and civilian life since the company’s inception. This particular model enhances the traditional M1911 blueprint with contemporary refinements, tailored to meet the demands of today’s shooters while honoring the pistol’s rich heritage.

Central to its appeal are the Novak LoMount Sights, which provide a crisp, clear sight picture for swift and precise aiming, a critical feature whether on the range or in a defensive scenario. The Combat Commander’s handling is further elevated by the use of G-10 grips, offering unmatched grip and control, their textured surface ensuring steady handling in any condition. The pistol’s blued carbon steel construction not only guarantees durability but also adds a level of sophistication and beauty to the firearm, with the bluing process bringing out a deep, protective finish that highlights its sleek design. Additionally, the wide-angle cocking serrations not only enhance the firearm’s functionality, making it easier to operate under stress, but also contribute to its modern aesthetic, marking a perfect balance between form and function.

With these features, the 2017 Colt Combat Commander 9mm stands out as a firearm that respects its roots while embracing the future. It is designed to appeal to a wide audience, from those who appreciate the historical significance of Colt firearms to those seeking a reliable, high-performing sidearm with contemporary enhancements. This blend of classic appeal and modern practicality ensures the Combat Commander is not just a piece of history, but a functional work of art, ready to serve as a trusted companion for shooting enthusiasts across generations.  Please see our photos and good luck on your bid! – L.S.

Colt Combat Commander 1911 9mm Semi-Auto Pistol MFD 2017 w/ Case
Colt Combat Commander 1911 9mm Semi-Auto Pistol MFD 2017 w/ Case