Dan Wesson CZ-USA Model Vigil Commander 1911 .45 ACP 4.25” Pistol

SOLD FOR: $1,180

WOA#: WY240208WK002

Make: Dan Wesson, Mfg. By CZ-USA

Model: Vigil Commander

Serial Number: 2105291

Year of Manufacture: 2010-2021

Caliber: .45 ACP

Action Type: Single Action Semi-Automatic Pistol fed by Detachable Magazine

Markings: The left side of the slide is marked “Vigil”. The chamber is marked “.45ACP” and “MATCH”. The right side of the frame is marked “DAN WESSON FIREARMS NORWICH NY U.S.A.” and “2105291”. The grip panels are marked “DW” in a circle.

Barrel Length: 4.25” Match Barrel

Sights / Optics:  This pistol is equipped with Ameriglo night sights. The front sight is a blade with a tritium lamp that is dovetailed to the slide. The rear sight is a square notch with two tritium lamps that is dovetailed to the slide. The lamps hold a decent glow in low light levels.

Stock Configuration & Condition:  The grips are smooth cocobolo panels with textured portions. The front and back strap are textured. The grips show light handling wear and there are no significant imperfections. There are no chips or cracks. The texturing is crisp. Overall, the panels rate in about Excellent condition.

Type of Finish: ‘Black Duty’

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 the bore rates 9/10.  There is some minor fouling in the grooves.

Overall Condition:  This handgun retains about 99% of its metal finish. The finish shows no significant wear or damage. There is operation wear on the chamber. The screw heads are sharp. The markings are crisp. Overall, this handgun rates in about Excellent condition.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The trigger is light and crisp. 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: This pistol comes in its original serial matching hard case with paperwork including the manual, moisture absorbent paper, chamber lock and keys,  and two 8-round magazines.

Our Assessment: The Dan Wesson Vigil Commander in .45 ACP artfully marries the storied legacy of the 1911 platform with the demands of modern-day carry and performance. This mid-sized iteration retains all the cherished features of its Government-size sibling but is reimagined in a more compact, lighter form factor, courtesy of its 4.25-inch barrel and slide. This design refinement not only makes the Vigil Commander easier to carry all day but also maintains the iconic shootability and reliability expected from a Dan Wesson. Crafted with a lightweight, forged aluminum frame and equipped with high-visibility sights, this model promises quick, confident target engagement. It’s a symbol of how tradition and innovation can coalesce, offering an optimal balance between full-sized authority and concealed carry convenience, making it an exemplary choice for 1911 aficionados who demand excellence in both form and function.  Please see our photos and good luck! – L.S.

Dan Wesson CZ-USA Model Vigil Commander 1911 .45 ACP 4.25” Pistol
Dan Wesson CZ-USA Model Vigil Commander 1911 .45 ACP 4.25” Pistol