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Offline bones92

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Guidance on value
« on: January 10, 2022, 04:43:11 PM »
Trying to figure out what a reasonable value range for this would be.   .62 caliber (20 gauge), unknown lock and unknown barrel.   Slight taper octagon to a mildly swamped round barrel.  Looks to be in very good shape.   No idea who or when it was made, but seems well done.  I'm almost certain this is a kit gun.   What's a fair value on something like this?












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Re: Guidance on value
« Reply #1 on: January 10, 2022, 04:46:13 PM »
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Re: Guidance on value
« Reply #2 on: January 10, 2022, 05:22:31 PM »
Bones the parts would run about $800. There is a nice Fowling piece on GB right now taht has gone through a couple of auctions and hasn't sold for $1400. So I am thinking right between the two, prob $1100 to $1200 ...

http://sittingfoxmuzzleloaders.com/k-10/

https://www.gunbroker.com/item/916384871
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Re: Guidance on value
« Reply #3 on: January 10, 2022, 05:46:51 PM »
Ed is on the money so to speak. But it is very nicely built. Right place, right time, might go as high as $1600. To get the same gun built would run $1800 minimum.

Wood isnít getting any cheaper and shipping is up. Itís pretty easy to spend $750 from what I hear on a precarve stock with a barrel inlet, to your door, when all is said and done. That can put a parts set over $1000 easily.

There are also a good number of folks waiting on the upcoming Kibler smoothbore CNC kit and so, in the market for a gun like this but less likely to buy a used gun already made. So unless it ticks off their boxes in a special way, itís got that for competition.
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Re: Guidance on value
« Reply #4 on: January 11, 2022, 05:16:11 PM »
Looks to be a nicely made gun, very nice lines and subtleties. I have no idea as to value.
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Re: Guidance on value
« Reply #5 on: January 11, 2022, 09:29:02 PM »
Looks to me to be VERY nicely made. I guess what it amounts to and always does, is: what would YOU pay for it.
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Re: Guidance on value
« Reply #6 on: January 12, 2022, 07:09:28 PM »
Strange that someone who could engrave that well wouldn't have signed the piece.  Either the engraving was done by someone else or the builder didn't want his/her name on it.  Either way the engraving would add a little.  My guess is $1400-$1600.

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Re: Guidance on value
« Reply #7 on: January 13, 2022, 07:28:29 PM »
  Bones92 are you selling it or buying..?
 Looks like a very well made gun.
My guess is around $1500. would be a fair value.
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Re: Guidance on value
« Reply #8 on: January 13, 2022, 10:45:37 PM »
It's definitely a good looking, finely built smoothbore.  I'm not up on values but I know a very nice gun when I see one.
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