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I found a very early model BT99. Serial #20D8. All numbers match. Wood is pretty good, blueing is 85%, 32" barrel, full choke, beavertail, very tight. Seller wants $800.00. Anyone have any interest or know if it's a good deal. The serial number seems odd to me. Thanks for the help, and Happy New Year.
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I bouhgt 1 in 1990 ser# 499D8 paid 595 for it. The D8 guns were first year production (1968) Rose or Cherry looking wood. My gun shoots about 75/25 and will crush targets. Hope this helps
 

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Bought one five years ago for $450, used it two years and sold it for $650. Bought another one a couple of months ago for $700 with two barrels, 32 and 34. First one was better than the second one as far as condition but both would make 85% or better. I'd offer the guy somewhere around 650 but only after I shot it and liked it.
 

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Hello:
i recently saw an old style bt99 made prior to 1976, 32 inch barrel for $850.00, fixed full choke, being sold through a gun shop. they also had a 34inch bt99 with monte carlo stock and had a fixed full choke made after 1976 when they went to a larger forearm, they wanted $1,150.00. the 34 inch barrel guns seem to bring in more money than the 32 inch barrel. some feel they are easier to sell than the 32 inch barrels. i have had both bt99's, the old style if purchased through a private individual is worth $650.00 to $700.00. if purchased through a store, plan to spend $750.00 to $900.00. for the bt99 made after 1976 private individual probab;y $800.00 to $900.00. through a store $950.00 to $1150.00. my first bt99 that i purchased was $288.00 new. regardless, i think the pre 1976 model made between 1972 to 1975 with dark figured wood, was the best shooting bt i ever had. just my opinion. pre 1976 gun shot flater than the guns made from 1976 on. when they went to the larger forearm in 1976, it was meant to be a high handicap shooting gun. they shoot so high, some were recalled. serial #'s with bt99's are very important. it can tell you possibly what guns were high shooters etc.
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Thanks for the help. I had just never seen a serial number like this one. Happy New Year to all.
Jim
 
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