Make: Essex Frame, Remington Rand Slide
Serial Number: 63476
Year of Manufacture: Modern, FFL Required
Caliber: .45 ACP
Action Type: Semi Auto Pistol (Single Action Only)
Markings: The right side of the frame “Essex Arms Corp. / Island Pond, VT. / 63476”. The left side of the slide is marked “Remington Rand Inc. / Syracuse, N.Y. U.S.A.”. The top of the slide is marked with a “P”. The barrel is marked “P / Colt 45 Auto / 7”. The bottom of the magazine is marked “Colt / .45 Auto”.
Barrel Length: 5”
Sights / Optics: The gun is mounted with a fixed front blade and a dovetail-set rear sight.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The stock(s) is/are custom rosewood grips with a scrimshawed ivory-like insert in the right panel with a bald eagle. The grips are sharp and besides one or two storage marks, they look practically new. The bottom right grip screw is missing.
Type of Finish: Parkerized (The slide shows the 2-tone Parkerizing)
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The rifling is a bit worn and fouled. There is slight erosion present in the flats.
Overall Condition: This gun retains about 93% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows only light storage dings and marks, and some finish thinning on the grip straps. The edges of the slide show losses. The Screw heads are serviceable though showing some light turning. The markings are crisp. Overall, this gun rates in about Fine condition.
Mechanics: The action functions though we have not test fired the gun.
Box & Accessories: None, but one magazine is included.
Our Assessment: Whether you are buying this as an inexpensive 1911 to shoot or just to get to the barrel and slide for your WWII Remington Rand, there is great value here.
CA Legal or CA Private Party Transferable: > This gun cannot be transferred in California unless as a Private Party Transfer at our shop in Simi Valley. This does not apply to out of state buyers
LSB#: 110531BG1 Make: Essex Frame, Remington Rand Slide Model: 1911-A1 Serial Number: 63476 Year of Manufacture: Modern, FFL Required Caliber: .45 ACP Action
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