Originally Posted by samuse
IME, a built 1911 is worth whatever someone will pay for it.
Expect to lose about $1K on a gun that was custom built.
About $6-800 on a cookie cutter gun (Baer, Brown etc...).
I REALLY wish this were accurate. I'd love to be able to find Baers for $1000 all day long.... but the reality is that.... once again.... this isn't the norm.