Les Baer Premier II 1911 5” Barrel in .45 ACP Semi Auto Pistol W/ Box

SOLD FOR: $1,751

WOA#: WY240302MH010

Make: Les Baer Custom

Model: Baer Premier II

Serial Number: LB31634

Year of Manufacture: Modern

Caliber: .45 ACP

Action Type: Single Action SA Semi-Automatic Removable Magazine Fed Pistol.

Markings: The frame is marked, “LB31634 / LES BAER CUSTOM LE CLAIRE IA USA” The slide is marked, “BAER CUSTOM / 45 ACP” and the barrel is marked, “BAER 45 MATCH” The sights are marked, “LES BAER CUSTOM / LEFT / UP” with a turn arrow.

Barrel Length: 5”

Sights / Optics: This pistol has a rear square notch sight with serrations.  The front is a serrated square post.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are two-piece checkered wood grips. There is no handling wear. The checkering is strong.  There are no chips or cracks. The grips and frame rate in Like-New overall condition.

Type of Finish: Blued

Finish Originality: Original

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

Magazine quantity and condition: This pistol includes two 8 round magazines in Excellent condition.

Overall Condition: This handgun retains about 99% of its metal finish.  There is light handling or operational wear. The screw heads are undamaged. The markings are clear. Overall, this handgun rates in about Excellent to Like-New condition.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The slide has almost no play to the frame. The trigger is crisp. We did not fire this handgun. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements. Features a Grip safety and single side thumb safety.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: 2 Magazines, a patch, 1911 tool, CD, and original paperwork all in original cardboard box.

Our Assessment: The Les Baer Premier II 1911 is a high-end, custom-built semi-automatic pistol crafted by Les Baer Custom, renowned for their precision craftsmanship and attention to detail. Designed as a premium option for discerning shooters, the Premier II is a modern interpretation of the iconic M1911 handgun, known for its exceptional accuracy, reliability, and craftsmanship.

Each Les Baer Premier II is meticulously hand-fitted and assembled by skilled craftsmen, ensuring tight tolerances and impeccable fit and finish. The pistol features a forged steel frame and slide, contributing to its robust durability and longevity. Its match-grade barrel and barrel bushing, along with the precise fitting of critical components, ensure exceptional accuracy and reliability straight out of the box.

The Premier II boasts a crisp and clean trigger pull, typically set at around 4 to 4.5 pounds, enhancing shooter control and facilitating precise shot placement. Other features may include adjustable target sights, an extended thumb safety, and checkered front and rear straps for improved grip texture.

With its combination of classic design, modern features, and unparalleled craftsmanship, the Les Baer Premier II 1911 stands as a pinnacle of custom handgun manufacturing. Whether used for competition shooting, defensive purposes, or simply as a collector’s piece, the Premier II exemplifies the commitment to excellence and precision that defines the Les Baer Custom brand. -R.E.

Les Baer Premier II 1911 5” Barrel in .45 ACP Semi Auto Pistol W/ Box
Les Baer Premier II 1911 5” Barrel in .45 ACP Semi Auto Pistol W/ Box