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Colt Double Eagle Commander?

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Old 03-11-2010, 05:26 AM   #1
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I was in one of our local pawnshops today and came across this little beasty. I was curious if the $900 price tag was reasonable or overpriced. I looked on gunbroker and gunsamerica i think it was and saw that they were selling for around $560 - $700, so i thought that the $900 was fairly high and overpriced, but i wasnt really sure if this was the case or if there were just amazing deals on these sites.

The gun comes with a plastic carrying case and a spare magazine, but there is a large scratch on the front right side of the slide just behind where the sights sit.

Is this a deal or are they overpricing the pistol?
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Old 03-11-2010, 08:09 AM   #2
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Nothing special here. Colt was trying to appeal to a different bunch of folks so they made these for a few years. They aren't common but not especially valuable either, $900 is way overpriced...
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900$ seems pretty steep for those guns. Let it sit on the shelf a few months and you'll get it for a more reasonable price-MAYBE.
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The Colt Double Eagle was an answer to an unasked question.

The Colt 1911 customer was not looking for a double-action semi-automatic pistol with a decocking lever.

IMHO, it is stone ugly with its glockesk trigger guard, hinge trigger and morphed stock accommodating the decocking lever.

$900 is way too high, half that would be a steal <$600 would be OK for one in good shape.

There are some rare models like the Commander chambered in 10mm or .40 S&W.

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