Kimber 1911 Custom II .45 ACP 5” Two Tone Semi-Auto Pistol w/ Original Box

SOLD FOR: $805

WYOA#: WY240229MD030

Make: Kimber

Model: Custom II

Serial Number: K498161

Year of manufacture: Post 2006

Caliber: .45 ACP

Action Type: Semi-Auto, Single Action pistol fed by detachable magazines.

Markings: The right side of the slide is marked, “CUSTOM II”.  The barrel is marked, “45 ACP”.  The right side of the frame is marked, “KIMBER, YONKERS, NY USA K498161”.  The left side of the slide is marked, “KIMBER”. The floorplate on the magazine is marked “KIMBER”

Barrel Length: 5”

Sights / Optics: The front sight is a serrated black fixed blade sight dovetailed to the slide .  The rear sight is a Novak Style Blacked out square notch sight dovetailed to the slide.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are a two piece checkered wood. There are no nicks or scratches. There are no chips or cracks. The checkering is sharp. The grips rate in about Excellent overall condition.

Magazine Quantity & Condition: One Kimber Factory Stainless 7rd .45 ACP magazines in Excellent Condition.

Type of Finish: Black / Stainless

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright, the rifling is sharp, there is no erosion in the bore. The feed ramp is smooth and shiny. This barrel appears unfired outside of factory testing. In this writer’s opinion the bore rates 10/10.

Overall Condition: This gun retains about 99% of its metal finish. There is almost no visible wear. The Screw heads are sharp and not disfigured. The markings are clear. Overall, this pistol rates in about Excellent to Like New condition.

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. This model uses a left side manual safety designed for right handed shooters.

Box & Accessories: Kimber Factory Box, Owners Manual & Paperwork, gun oil, cable lock and keys, magazines, 1911 wrench and orange chamber flag.

Our Assessment: The Kimber Custom II 1911 in .45 ACP with a 5″ barrel is a classic and highly regarded handgun that embodies the timeless design and exceptional craftsmanship of the 1911 platform. Manufactured by Kimber America, one of the leading firearms manufacturers in the United States, the Custom II is renowned for its accuracy, reliability, and attention to detail. At its core, the Kimber Custom II is a full-size, semi-automatic pistol based on the iconic 1911 design, originally developed by John Browning over a century ago. Chambered in the powerful .45 ACP cartridge, it offers a potent combination of stopping power and shootability, making it a popular choice among law enforcement, military personnel, and civilian shooters alike. The 5″ barrel length of the Kimber Custom II provides an optimal balance between accuracy and handling. The longer sight radius afforded by the barrel enhances precision shooting, allowing for more consistent shot placement at various distances. Additionally, the 5″ barrel contributes to improved muzzle velocity and recoil management, resulting in smoother shooting and faster follow-up shots. Constructed with a steel frame and slide, the Kimber Custom II is built to withstand the rigors of regular use and provide long-lasting durability. The frame features a traditional single-stack magazine design, typically holding 7 rounds of .45 ACP. One of the distinguishing features of the Kimber Custom II is its attention to fit and finish. Each pistol is meticulously hand-fitted and assembled to tight tolerances, ensuring a smooth and precise operation straight out of the box. The slide-to-frame fit is tight yet smooth, contributing to the pistol’s legendary accuracy and reliability. The Kimber Custom II also incorporates modern enhancements to the classic 1911 design, such as extended beavertail grip safeties, skeletonized triggers, and ambidextrous thumb safeties, providing shooters with improved ergonomics and enhanced shooting control. Overall, the Kimber Custom II 1911 in .45 ACP with a 5″ barrel is a top-tier handgun that combines classic styling with modern features and performance. Whether used for target shooting, personal defense, or competitive shooting sports, it exemplifies Kimber’s commitment to quality, precision, and innovation in firearm manufacturing. Please see our photos and best of luck with your bidding!!!-R.L.

Kimber 1911 Custom II .45 ACP 5” Two Tone Semi-Auto Pistol w/ Original Box
Kimber 1911 Custom II .45 ACP 5” Two Tone Semi-Auto Pistol w/ Original Box