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Estimated Value of these 357's?

Discussion in 'The Wheelhouse' started by Nyper, May 15, 2011.

  1. Nyper

    Nyper

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    All four of these were given to me and my wife by my mother-in-law. They belonged to my wife's father who passed away ~17 years ago. They have not been touched since he passed away. He was a policeman. They appear to have been fired very little, and they're in pretty good shape, especially the Colts. They have some smudges, but it's because I haven't even wiped them down yet.

    Any tips for cleaning and taking care of these? I've never owned a revolver and honestly don't know too much about them.

    Anyone have any guess what they're worth? I don't want to sell them - I'm just curious what we have.


    #1 - Colt Python. Serial number dates it to 1975.


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    #2 - Colt Trooper MK III
    I'm having no luck dating this one. Serial # J39##0. I tried looking it up at proofhouse.com, but didn't really have any luck. Maybe I'm reading their site wrong.

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    S&W Model 66, 4"
    I don't know as much about this gun. I can't locate an online serial # lookup and I don't have a book. The box still had the original receipt showing it was purchased in Nov 1978. So, I'm guessing it's right in that range. The serial # is 41K46##.

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    S&W Model 66, 2"
    I don't know much about this one either. It was in the original box, but didn't have a receipt. It appears to be almost identical to the 4" model - they may have been purchased around the same time.

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  2. HotRoderX

    HotRoderX Gen4 BETATester

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    Python is more then likely worth a lot. But all of them I would hold on to. They all look extremely nice. Congratulations on some nice Heirlooms
     

  3. Happy Hunting

    Happy Hunting

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    1: $1500-1800 Pythons are super hyped right now and that demand could fall over time or go up. Who knows.

    2: $800

    3: $450

    4: $400


    I wouldn't touch the Python in order to keep it pristine. The Smiths are not so valuable and common.
     
  4. bac1023

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    Pythons are through the roof right now.
     
  5. Berto

    Berto woo woo

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    Very nice !!


    1) $1300-1500

    2)$400-450

    3)$450

    4)$550
     
  6. hannielonline

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    you can get my 210 gallon aquarium for that python
     
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    Support B's numbers.
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  8. 1 old 0311

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    That 66 2" is a PINNED barrel, so the cylinder will also be recessed. With box and papers $600 range.
     
  9. Chup

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    Look in gunbroker.com see what they are selling for.