Colt Commander Gold Edition TALO Exclusive 1911 .45 ACP 4.25” Pistol w Case

SOLD FOR: $1,200

WOA#: WY240213MC013

Make: Colt

Model: Gold Edition Commander Talo Exclusive 1 of 300

Serial Number: CDR007 (007 OF 300)

Year of Manufacture: Modern

Caliber: .45 ACP

Action Type: Single Action Semi-Automatic with Removable Magazine

Markings: The left side of the slide is marked “COLT COMMANDER”.  The right side of the frame is marked “COLT’S PT.F.A.MFG.CO.HARTFORD. CONN. U.S.A.”, “CDR007”.  Both sides of the slide are marked with Colt Rampants at the rear. Both grips are marked “COLT”.

Barrel Length: 4.25”

Sights / Optics: The front sight is a gold blade with a white dot fixed to the slide.   The rear sight is a rectangular notch sight dovetailed to the slide with two gold dots.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are two piece wood panels with basket weave engraved pattern and Colt Logos carved in their centers.  There are a few light handling marks. There are no chips or cracks. The pattern is crisp.  Overall, the grips are in Excellent condition.

Type of Finish: Blued

Finish Originality: Original

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

Overall Condition: This pistol retains about 99% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows no operation.  The screw heads are sharp and the markings are clear. Overall, this gun rates in about Like New condition. There is still factory grease on this pistol.  It appears unfired.

Mechanics: This pistol has a tight slide and a crisp trigger. The action functions correctly. This pistol has a firing pin block safety (series ’80). 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 Blue Colt Plastic snap case, owner’s manual, two magazines, chamber flag, chamber lock and keys, and Talo Card.

Our Assessment:  The Colt Gold Edition Commander Talo Exclusive is a striking example of Colt’s commitment to excellence and exclusivity, limited to a mere 300 pieces. This rare edition elevates the iconic Commander model, a firearm revered for its reliability and performance, with exquisite aesthetic enhancements that make it a must-have for collectors and discerning firearms enthusiasts alike. The Talo Exclusive variant stands out with its unique features, including a luxurious gold inlay that adds a touch of elegance and distinction, setting it apart from standard models.

Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, the Gold Edition Commander showcases Colt’s legendary craftsmanship. Its precision engineering ensures the same high standard of performance and durability that Colt is known for, making it not just a showpiece but a highly functional firearm suited for both everyday carry and special occasions. The limited production run of this model underscores its collectibility and potential value appreciation over time, offering an exclusive opportunity to own a piece of Colt’s storied legacy. Whether displayed in a collection or carried with pride, the Colt Gold Edition Commander Talo Exclusive is a testament to the artistry and skill that Colt continues to embody in the world of firearms.  Please see our photos and good luck! – L.S.

Colt Commander Gold Edition TALO Exclusive 1911 .45 ACP 4.25” Pistol w Case
Colt Commander Gold Edition TALO Exclusive 1911 .45 ACP 4.25” Pistol w Case