Smith & Wesson SW1911SC E-Series 2-Tone .45 ACP 4.25″ Semi-Auto Pistol 1911

SOLD FOR: $975

WOA#:  WY231119ES005

Make:  Smith & Wesson

Model:  SW1911SC E-Series 2-Tone

Serial Number:  UCX9834

Year of Manufacture:  2014

Caliber: .45 ACP

Action Type:  Semi-Automatic, Single Action, Detachable Mag Fed

Markings: The left side of the slide is marked “SMITH & WESSON / SW1911SC”.  The right side of the frame is marked “SW1911SC / UCX9834”, “S&W SPRINGFIELD, MA / USA”. The grips have Wilson Combat Medallions.  The left side of the frame is marked “CAUTION-CAPABLE OF FIRING WITH MAGAZINES REMOVED”.  The chamber is marked “.45 AUTO”.  The right side of the rear sight is marked “Trijicon / T H3”.

Barrel Length:  4.25”

Sights / Optics:  The front sight is a blade dovetailed to the slide with tritium lamp.  The rear sight is a rectangular notch sight dovetailed to the slide with two tritium lamps.  (3 DOT Night Sights).

Stock Configuration & Condition: The grip are two piece cocobolo with decorative scales.  The grips rate in Excellent overall condition.  There are no chips or cracks.  There is no handling wear.  Ambidextrous Grip and Thumb Safeties.  The slide has front and rear grip scales.  Has loaded chamber indicator. The rear of the slide has serrations for glare reduction as well as the top of the slide.

Magazine Quantity & Condition:  3x 7rd 45 ACP stainless magazines in Excellent condition.  One magazine is Ruger Brand the other two are unmarked.

Type of Finish: Stainless Steel, 2 Tone, Black

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition:  The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no visible erosion in the bore. In this writer’s opinion the bore rates 9/10.

Overall Condition:  This handgun retains about 99% of its metal finish.  The chamber shows little to no operation wear.  There are a few micro scratches on the slide. The screws are serviceable with strong slots, the pins are unmarred, and all markings are clear. Overall, this pistol rates in Excellent 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 and storage requirements.  Grip and Ambi thumb safeties.  Loaded Chamber indicator.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: Factory Snap Case, Total of three magazines, moisture absorbent paper, chamber lock & keys, and testing envelope.

Our Assessment: The Smith & Wesson SW1911SC E-Series 2 Tone in .45 ACP is a striking blend of classic design and modern refinement. This model is a standout in the 1911 arena, thanks to its two-tone finish, which not only adds to its aesthetic appeal but also highlights its fine craftsmanship. The use of scandium alloy in the frame makes the SW1911SC notably lighter than traditional steel 1911s, without compromising durability or accuracy. This lighter weight, combined with the .45 ACP cartridge, offers a comfortable shooting experience with the reliable stopping power the 1911 is known for. Its precision engineering is evident in the tight tolerances and smooth action, ensuring consistent performance. This pistol also features enhanced ergonomics with an improved grip pattern and beavertail grip safety, making it both secure and comfortable to handle. The SW1911SC E-Series is a sophisticated choice for enthusiasts seeking a firearm that melds the iconic 1911 design with advancements that enhance its functionality and visual appeal.  Please see our photos and good luck on your bid! -L.S.

Smith & Wesson SW1911SC E-Series 2-Tone .45 ACP 4.25" Semi-Auto Pistol 1911
Smith & Wesson SW1911SC E-Series 2-Tone .45 ACP 4.25″ Semi-Auto Pistol 1911