GUN Question about gun values.

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  1. amill94

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    Hey guys, I was wondering if there were any web-sites or books I could get to check the value of some rifles I have. Long story short, my grandfather gave my dad all of his hunting guns. Today I was up helping my parents move some stuff around, and it turns out the guns were to be given to me when I was old enough to legally own them. They are all in awesome shape, and were cared for. I'm guessing they are from the 1950's-60's, judging by the hunting licenses I found in the gun cabinet. I have the model numbers written on a paper. Anyway, if you guys know of anywhere I can check the value that'd be awesome. I don't want to sell them, just curious what they're worth.

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    Theres a book you can get that is like the KBB of guns. Forgot what it was called though. I saw it a walmart the other day
     
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    Isnt it actually called the blue book?
     
  5. amill94

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    Thanks for the info guys. I'll check out those books and see what I can find.
     
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    The one krott posted is, but the one I saw was different
     
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    If they're hunting arms go to accuratereloading.com and ask for the values over there, just list the models, condition, and serial number range. Most people will be more than happy to help.
     
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    post them on here, we can probably give you a close shot at what they are worth
     
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    I think you should post pics
     
  10. amill94

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    I don't have pics...b.c the guns are still at my parents house. I do have models. I should have written down serials, although, I don't remember if I actually saw serials on them. I'll post up pics in a couple days, after I get up there again.

    Winchester 94 - 30-30 win.
    lever action

    Savage Arms .300 Savage
    Lever Action

    Ithica Model 37 Fetherlight 12 gauge

    Savage 4C
    .22 bolt action

    I know this last gun is not worth much, but the lever actions should worth something decent.
     
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    that savage should be worth between $250-400 depending on condition. those are very cool guns. aside from that, it was your grandpas, i would never sell it
     
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    :werd: I've got a few rifles that belonged to my dad and grandfather, they sit in the safe I rarely shoot them and some of them I have less then a box of ammo for but I'de never sell any of them.
     
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    Yeah, I wouldn't sell them. I was just wondering what they were worth for the hell of it. I plan to clean them up next time I get up there and take pics for you guys.
     
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    Any gun I have that belonged to my grandpa or great-grandpa I shoot :o Although they're in excellent condition they're all for the most part the lower grade models and will never be worth that much so I dont worry about it.
     
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    I do take them out occasionally but none are my usual bring to the range guns, I might bring one of them along when i goto the outdoor range just to fire a few rounds through, I did use my grandpas 30-30 about 3 or 4 seasons ago and got 2 bucks with it :cool:
     
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    I have a Model 70 from 1941 that was my great grandpas, I replaced the old Weaver K4 on it with a lyman aperture sight that was an option from the factory at the time because the regular irons are long gone and its much nicer (1/4" adjustments and what not). I hunted with it this year one day and missed a coyote (aimed too high) and then couldnt even chamber another round because I never checked to make sure the ammo I loaded would feed from the magazine (I dont know WTF I was doing there). My incompetence ruined that day :mamoru:
     
  17. krott5333

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    the savage lever actions are fucking sweet.. I bet if you put it on gunbroker, my uncle would buy it.. hes obsessed with em.
     
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    I was going to buy one last year but I wanted something besides a 300 savage plus I'd like to buy local so it was a no-go. .250 savage, .308, 7mm-08, and especially .358 win demand higher prices.
     

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