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USP 40 SS full size value?

Discussion in 'Handgun Discussion' started by Bigdaddyt, Feb 12, 2013.

  1. Bigdaddyt

    Bigdaddyt Sw Washington New Member

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    So, I have recently been told buy a couple gun shops now that my fullsize USP 40 is just not a popular gun because it has the stainless top (slide). And thus dramatically reduces the value. These guys are talking only in the $300 range for a resale and mid $200s for trade! I paid almost $600 a year ago BECAUSE it was the SS upper! Are these guys for real or are they trying to dupe me out of my gun?

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  2. wsu 5.9er

    wsu 5.9er Spanaway WA Member

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    It's worth 600-800. Probably closer to 800 with the market right now.
     
  3. Cypress

    Cypress Philomath, OR New Member

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    No .40 pistol sold in today's market is worth less than ~$400, let alone a USP. WSU is correct. $800 seems about right.
     
  4. AMT

    AMT Vancouver, WA. Gold Supporter Gold Supporter

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    Watch any of the "American Picker" or "Pawn" shows, etc. What you have is worth close to nothing, but everything they have is premium.

    Agreed that it's current value is probably close to exactly what you paid for it, maybe a little more in a FTF sale.
     
  5. duginsky

    duginsky Tualatin Active Member

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    Gun shops are goingto MAYBE give you 70% of value in cash, 60% in trade. Private sale will likely net you the greatest return.
     
  6. cityrice

    cityrice vancouver wa Active Member

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    Ill give you $500 for it.
     
  7. Bigdaddyt

    Bigdaddyt Sw Washington New Member

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    Thanks for the replies. I had a feeling these guys were low balling.
     
  8. Bigdaddyt

    Bigdaddyt Sw Washington New Member

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    Pass, sorry. My intention was to trade up to an AR but that was before they went through the roof.