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OT: 1928 Colt M1903 .32ACP

Discussion in 'Uncategorized Threads' started by FIB, May 16, 2008.

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  1. FIB

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    I have the opportunity to pick up a 1928 Colt M1903 in .32ACP. It is all orignal and I would rate the bluing at 85-90%. What is the street price for a piece like this? Thanks in advance....Randy Price
     
  2. coyote268

    coyote268 TS Member

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    I just sold one that probably was not in as good a shape as yours and got $350 for it.
    Dan
     
  3. FIB

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    Thanks Dan for your reply...Randy
     
  4. Mike Battista

    Mike Battista Well-Known Member Supporting Vendor

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    MODEL 1903 POCKET (MODEL M .32 ACP)
    - .32 ACP cal., 4 in. barrel, charcoal blue, checkered hard rubber grips, hammerless, slide lock and grip safeties, barrel bushing. Mfg. 1903-1946.
    Grading 100% 98% 95% 90% 80% 70% 60%
    $1,200 $1,000 $650 $500 $400 $325 $275
    Add 20% for nickel finish (mostly w/pearl grips).
    Add 60% for first model (Type I) mfg. 1903-1911 if in 100%-98% condition. If lower than 98%, add 20%.
    Add 30% for Type II if in 100%-98% condition.
    Add 50% with original box and instructions.
    Type I - 32 ACPs have a 4 in. barrel, barrel bushing, no magazine safety, and are serial numbered 1-71,999.
    Type II - 32 ACPs still retain their barrel bushing but have a 3 3/4 in. barrel and were mfg. from 1908-1910. They are serial numbered 72,000-105,050.
    Type III - 32 ACPs do not have a barrel bushing and were mfg. from 1910-1926. They are serial numbered 105,051-468,096.
    Type IV - 32 ACPs have the added magazine safety (of which there are both the commercial and "U.S. Property" variations). They are serial numbered 468,097-554,446.
     
  5. FIB

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    Thanks Mike for the info. I wasn't sure if this was one of those guns that the "street" price was much higher than the book.....Randy
     
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