Originally Posted by canebrake
A Combat Commander simply means this 4.25" 1911 is all steel.
Combat Commander Series 80 Blue Finish;
95% = 600$
98% = 700$
The Colt Commander is a single-action, semi-automatic, magazine-fed, and recoil-operated handgun based on the John M. Browning designed M1911. It was the first mass-produced pistol with an aluminium alloy frame and the first Colt pistol to be chambered in 9mm Parabellum.
The pistol that would eventually be named the Colt Commander was Colt's Manufacturing Company's candidate in a U.S. government post-World War II trial to find a lighter replacement for the M1911 pistol that would be issued to officers. Requirements were issued in 1949 that the pistol had to be chambered for 9 mm Parabellum and could not exceed 7 inches in length or weigh more than 25 ounces.
I don't deal with them but Bud's had a very nice used series 80 for $699.00.
I new one will set you back over a grand every time. A 9mm is much higher. I don't know if they are still making the aluminum frames or not.