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Posted: 3/13/2006 2:53:03 PM EDT
I've got a couple of rifles I'd like to sell but I have no idea what they're worth. One of them has a nice, but older Zeiss Diavari on it, but again I have no idea what it is worth. Can anyone recommend a way to price them?
TIA
Link Posted: 3/13/2006 3:03:09 PM EDT
Pick up a Gun Blue Book at your local sporting good store or book store. It lists firearms and a reccomended value depending on the quality of the weapon.
Link Posted: 3/13/2006 3:06:16 PM EDT
Look for what you have on gunsamerica or gunbroker and see what they're going for. you could also create a post in the GD asking what they're worth. You could also get a blue book of gun values at GI Joes or other sporting good shop...
Link Posted: 3/13/2006 3:12:08 PM EDT
Or you could pick up a copy of the blue book from your local library...
Link Posted: 3/13/2006 8:57:11 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/14/2006 4:46:17 PM EDT by z3bigdaddy]
I don't know what the infatuation with Blue Book is..... It is like the used car salesmans Kelly Blue Book only for gun dealers..... When I'm trying to sell guns and a dealer reaches for his Blue Book I just excuse myself and leave.... "Uh full "retail" for your Colt is only 400 bucks and I have to make money so $250 is a fair price." yeah right....... If you use the book just to check relative prices it is ok but I would never use it alone to establish a selling price. Like someone said, go to gunbroker etc.....
Link Posted: 3/13/2006 10:24:12 PM EDT
Good point. The Blue books are better for finding a ballpark figure. Start narrowing it down by checking multiple sources.
Link Posted: 3/14/2006 3:49:34 AM EDT
I usualy check gunbroker.com and check the local gun shows and see what they are going 4
Link Posted: 3/14/2006 7:11:57 AM EDT
Thanks guys. The real problem I'm having is pricing the optics, but I think I got 'em down. I figure I'll just take 'em to the show this weekend and leave them on my table hoping somebody bites.
Link Posted: 3/14/2006 8:51:01 AM EDT
Send the guns to my house and I'll send you a check for what they are worth.. heheh kekekeke
Link Posted: 3/14/2006 9:23:53 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Gunkata:
Send the guns to my house and I'll send you a check for what they are worth.. heheh kekekeke



Or an invoice as they're worth less than nothing
Link Posted: 3/14/2006 9:44:13 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/14/2006 9:45:27 AM EDT by WS4LIF]
I have yet to see a gun you actually own Indian....
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