Chance for a sweet Ultra Elite - 1911Forum
Advertise Here
Forum   Reviews   Rules   Legal   Site Supporters & Donations   Advertise

Go Back   1911Forum > >


Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-31-2012, 10:35 PM
Bigdaddymike's Avatar
Bigdaddymike Bigdaddymike is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Inside the Beltway
Posts: 3,295
Chance for a sweet Ultra Elite

Owner of my local gun/pawn shop came across a very nice Ultra Elite circa 1999. It has all original paperwork, the original box, grips, 3 WC magazines and CT Lasers on it. Looks like it was shot, but taken very good care of. Other than the 'idiot' scratch by the slide lock pin, the frame is pristine. Barrel and internals look to be about 95 to99%. After doing some research here and other places I found there were only about 2500 of these made and the following year they became the CDP Ultra. My dilemma, while this is a somewhat off model (rare but not worth collector money IMO), is how much to pay for this little gem. I'd love to have it...Does anyone think $900 is too much to pay? I am pretty sure I can buy it for that or maybe a little less.
All input is welcome!
Reply With Quote
Old 05-31-2012, 11:12 PM
asiparks's Avatar
asiparks asiparks is offline
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: Land of mists and mellow fruitfulness...oh, and rain. Lots.
Posts: 1,480
I had the 4" Pro Elite version, i sold it for a little more than $900 a couple of years ago. If it's truly in good nick, then $900 seems pretty good especially as the CT's and mags add a couple of hundred in value. Nightsights will probably be dead, so if that's important to you, figure another $100 to get them changed out.
Offer $850 just to see what happens.
if we weren't supposed to eat animals, they wouldn't be made out of meat...
Reply With Quote
Old 06-01-2012, 07:14 AM
broadus123 broadus123 is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: sc
Posts: 2,841
850 out the door would be better !
Reply With Quote
Old 06-02-2012, 07:43 PM
emptymag emptymag is online now
Senior Member
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Iowa
Posts: 2,630
Yep, $800-$900 would be reasonable, if it is what you want.
Colt LWT Officers (Enhanced), Colt Clapp Commander, Colt Clapp CCO, STI Elektra (9x23 conv), Springfield LWT Compact compensated .45, Springfield LWT V10 Ultra (x2), Kimber Aegis Pro, Kimber Super Carry Custom, Sig P239 .357sig, Sig P220 9mm (now 9x23).
Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2012, 10:28 AM
1quik70 1quik70 is offline
Junior Member
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 20
I paid $1k for my Elite Carry made the same year. But it does have a little more collectibility due to being #73 of 1200 ever made. They are great pistols, you wouldn't go wrong at $900.
Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:41 AM.

NOTICE TO USERS OF THIS SITE: By continuing to use this site, you certify that you have read and agree to abide by the Legal Terms of Use. All information, data, text or other materials ("Content") posted to this site by any users are the sole responsibility of those users. 1911Forum does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity, or quality of such Content.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimisation provided by DragonByte SEO (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright 2015, LLC. All Rights Reserved