IMI Magnum Research Desert Eagle Mark I/VII .44 Magnum, Laser Sight & Case

SOLD FOR: $1175

WOA#:  WY230323LB006

Make: Magnum Research IMI Israel

Model: Desert Eagle

Serial Number: 19278

Year of Manufacture: Late 1980’s

Caliber: .44 Mag

Action Type:  Semi Auto Gas Operated, Closed Rotating Bolt, Single Action

Markings: Right side of the slide is marked “MAGNUM RESEARCH, INC. MINNEAPOLIS MINN.  MADE IN ISRAEL”  The right side of the frame is marked “19278”.  The left side of the slide is marked “DESERT EAGLE- .44 MAGNUM PISTOL /  ISRAEL MILITARY INDUSTRIES”.  Both sides of the grip are marked with the IMI Logo. The left side of the magazine is marked “4-8” over their appropriate witness holes and “1-85 44” near the bottom.

Barrel Length:  6”

Sights / Optics:  The front sight is a serrated ramped blade dovetailed to the slide.  The rear sight is a rectangular open notch sight dovetailed to the slide.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are textured polymer with textured backstrap for extra very well needed grip support. The grips rate in about Very Good overall condition.  There are some signs of handling wear. The Barrel, Frame, and Slide are made of High Quality Carbon Steel.   Ambidextrous Safety.  The between the grip and trigger guard is a velcro patch for the laser sight pressure button.  Please see photos for a better understanding of the grips condition.

Magazine Quantity & Condition: 2x 8rd 44 Magnum original magazines dated 1985 and in Very Good condition.  The springs are strong and the leading edges are sharp.  There is light operational wear.

Type of Finish: Black

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition:  The bore is bright. There is no erosion in the bore.  Polygonal Rifling w / Right Hand Twist 6 lands & grooves: 1 Turn in 19″

Overall Condition:  This handgun retains about 95% of its black anodized finish.  The screw heads are sharp and the markings are clear.  There is some light to moderate operational and storage wear.  The left side of the barrel has a rub mark that has removed the finish near the muzzle.  The left safety lever has rub wear.  There is finish loss on the trigger guard.   Overall, this handgun rates in about Very Good condition for an early Desert Eagle.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. 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 Desert Eagle comes complete with its original factory box, Warranty, Catalog, Price & Accessory sheets, total of two (2) magazines, Cleaning rod & brushes, Takedown tool, plastic gun sleeve, and LASER DEVICES INC, serialized laser sight.  The box has aged and has light storage wear but is in Very Good condition.  The styrofoam inside the box has some staining.  The Laser sight is fully operational with a strong laser and mechanics in Excellent condition.

IMI Magnum Research Desert Eagle Mark I/VII .44 Magnum, Laser Sight & Case
IMI Magnum Research Desert Eagle Mark I/VII .44 Magnum, Laser Sight & Case