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Kimber Micro Special Editions

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Summary: The description, specs, pricing, photos and user ratings for Kimber’s Micro Special Editions pistols.

Manufacturer’s Description

The Kimber Micro Special Editions are semiauto, 1911-style pocket pistols built on aluminum frames and chambered in .380 ACP. Kimber offers three versions: The Micro Sapphire, the Micro Bel Air and the Micro Diamond. Common features include:

  • A stainless steel ramped barrel;
  • a stainless steel slide;
  • a lowered and flared ejection port;
  • a full-length guide rod;
  • a high-cut under the trigger guard;
  • a solid aluminum, match-grade trigger;
  • a beveled magazine well; and
  • Kimber’s Carry Melt treatment.

And of course each Special Edition includes unique features:

Kimber Micro Sapphire

  • A grooved mainspring housing;

    Kimber Micro Sapphire right front photo

    The Micro Sapphire from the right front.

  • tritium three-dot night sights;
  • blue/black ball-milled G-10 thin grips;
  • fine engraving with delicate scroll accents;
  • an ambidextrous thumb safety;
  • a high polish bright blue PVD coating on the small parts;
  • frontstrap grooves;
  • a high polish bright blue PVD finish on the slide; and
  • a satin silver finish on the frame.

Kimber Micro Bel Air

  • A checkered mainspring housing;

    Kimber Micro Bel Air left rear photo

    The Micro Bel Air from the left rear.

  • fixed low-profile sights;
  • ivory micarta grips;
  • mirror polished small parts;
  • a mirror polish on the slide; and
  • a Bel Air Blue finish on the frame.

Kimber Micro Diamond

  • A grooved mainspring housing;

    Kimber Micro Diamond right side photo

    The Micro Diamond from the right.

  • tritium three-dot night sights;
  • ivory micarta grooved grips;
  • fine engraving with delicate scroll accents;
  • an ambidextrous thumb safety;
  • mirror polished small parts;
  • frontstrap grooves;
  • a mirror-polished slide; and
  • a silver anodized finish on the frame.

More reading: Walt Rauch has written up an in-depth review of the Micro Carry, which is closely related to the Micro Special Editions.

The Specs

Caliber Capacity BBL OAL Width Height Weight
.380 ACP 6+1 2.75″ 5.6″ 1.08″ 4″ 13.4 oz. w/ empty mag


MSRP: $1,014 (Sapphire)
MSRP: $1,014 (Diamond)
MSRP: $810 (Bel Air)

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