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Jarhead0093

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Ok folks. I need some help. My wife’s uncle recently passed and we have inherited a bunch of firearms. Many pistols, rifles and a shotgun. Many of these I don’t know much about the value but we are looking to sell. So I’ve decided to reach out and see what kind of experts are out there and if you can help me assess some values. All are listed below and thank you in advance.
Colt Trooper MK III .357 Mag
Colt 1903 Pocket Hammerless .32 ACP
US Arms Abilene .357 Mag Single Action
Remington XP-100 .221 Rem Fireball with Leupold scope
S&W Model 19-3 .357 Mag
Ruger Security Six .357 Mag
Ithaca M1911A1 .45 ACP

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Jarhead0093

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I am interested in the Ithica 1911 when you find a price unless you are willing to accept $300 now.
Thank you but I’m not really looking for offers. Just input on value or possible things to be aware of related to these.
 
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Thank you but I’m not really looking for offers. Just input on value or possible things to be aware of related to these.
Fair enough. I can respect that. There is a gun shop in Sandy that is really good and very nice staff. Rapid Fire Arms LLC. I am sure they would be willing to assess the values. That Colt will be worth a pretty penny. When you find a value for the 1911 and if you want to sell, please let tknow. Thank you
 
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So much of the value depends on condition. The Colt Trooper is not a popular revolver. My guess would be $375-$400. The real prize is the Remington in .221. My friend values his at $2500. The Colt hammerless is a collector piece and might be worth $350, The S&W Model 19-3could fetch $575, The Security Six maybe $375-425, The 1911A1 Ithaca $700 plus, The single action Colt style perhaps $350. These are all guesses on my part. Revolvers have become less popular in recent history. However your Ithaca is very popular and could bring a lot more if someone really wanted one. I'm guessing that it was military issue. There are loads of guys with far better ideas than mine, but at least you have some general idea from my guesstimates. When you get ready to sell, this is the site to do it,
All the best to you!
 
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Based off the serial number of the 1911 I think the Remington Rand slide is original and Ithaca is a mismatch. I sold a Remington Rand about a year ago for $1300, but it was very clean. Condition can be a big factor.
 

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I'd place the 1903 a little higher, probably about $500, and the 1911 a little less at $600-$800. That "stippling" or whatever customization does a number on the value, plus the finish is fairly worn.
If the 1911 has papers, you'd double your money. Especially if you could prove the alteration was "trench art"... however, there is a lot of fantasy in that thought.
Otherwise estimates are pretty on IMO.

I also have to admit I may be underselling the colt automatics, but that's what I'd expect from my experience around collectors.
 

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Wow. Thank you everyone for the feedback. Now I have a decent starting point to start listing stuff. I really appreciate it everyone.
 

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I'd place the 1903 a little higher, probably about $500, and the 1911 a little less at $600-$800. That "stippling" or whatever customization does a number on the value, plus the finish is fairly worn.
If the 1911 has papers, you'd double your money. Especially if you could prove the alteration was "trench art"... however, there is a lot of fantasy in that thought.
Otherwise estimates are pretty on IMO.

I also have to admit I may be underselling the colt automatics, but that's what I'd expect from my experience around collectors.

So the 1911 belonged to my wife’s uncle’s uncle. He shot competition and obtained the “President’s Hundred” tab. The Ithica slide is an add On with target sights and yes it looks like he “stippled” the grip. (Some things never go out of style).
 
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The 1903 pocket hammerless goes for about $700-$900 depending on serial number and condition.

The Ithaca/Remington Rand 1911 can run $800+ (generally more in the $1K range) once again depending on serial number and overall condition. It's hard to tell in the pictures but is that Grip tape on frame? If so it can be removed and shouldn't greatly impact value. A WWII 1911 with two slides/barrels should easily bring in $1K.
 
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Your Ruger security six is 70's vintage. It's serial # will help to identify age. If the # has a 150 prefix it is an older version, and has more value. They were used for military(vietnam helo pilots) and M P's. You can expect 400.00 range if you sell.
 

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Your Ruger security six is 70's vintage. It's serial # will help to identify age. If the # has a 150 prefix it is an older version, and has more value. They were used for military(vietnam helo pilots) and M P's. You can expect 400.00 range if you sell.

Here’s the serial number. Looks like it’s not a 150 but was made in 1978.

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Post 150 guns started in the early 70's. But these are sought after guns. Comp shooters will beef up there loads, and the cylinder has a little extra length. Hand loader cherrish the strength of Rugers.
 

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The post 150 series Security Six's have lots of options for custom grips, not so much for the 150's.
 
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Two years ago I was able to sell for a friend their Colt Trooper MKIII for $500. The example I sold was in better shape 95-98% vs yours at ~90% but we are at a point in time where it is a sellers market as firearm are great demand.


Your 1911 I would value no more than $700 because of the stippling and being a mix master unless you can prove it was a arsenal rebuild... but the stippling really hurts the value.
 
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