WOW! Had never heard of these but I can see why that seller is asking for that price for his. That thing looks to be in VERY good shape for as old as it is. Sure the seller is hoping some "collector" who just has to have one will pay that price for it. It's going to be one of those things that very few will want but he may find someone.I've owned two of them paying $15 and $60 respectively. I shouldn't have let the last one go. You don't want to look up what they sell for now...
Sheridan Products Inc, KNOCKABOUT, 22 single shot - Single Shot Pistols at GunBroker.com : 812119595
Oh yea. Owner obliviously does not really care if it sells. He is waiting for the one collector who just has to have one of those for his collection. When you find them they are often willing to pay amazing prices for stuff. This is where the net makes it so damn nice. Back in the days of just shows people had to pay for a table and sit all day at multiple shows to find that one collector. Now days they can just throw it up online and wait.I doubt they will.ever get a starting bid that high. But it doesn't hurt to try get super high prices on rare items.
I have a old Ithaca 20 gauge model 66 Super-single shotgun with a ventilated ribbed barrel. It is the oly 20 gaugewith the vent rib I have ever seen besides on listed on Gunbroker for $699. No bids like this Sheridan.
There was a Ithaca 12 gauge model 66 with a vet rib recently that sold for just under $500 on Gunbroker.
I agree, and I picked a high one on purpose, but they are really moving in the $400+ range for nice ones.I doubt they will.ever get a starting bid that high. But it doesn't hurt to try get super high prices on rare items.