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December 20, 2023 - 9:56 pm
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Blue Book is the source of his optimism.

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clarence said
Blue Book is the source of his optimism.

  

I wonder. I’d rather buy whatever he’s been smoking. 

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Collectors Auctions is always very optimistic in their estimates and always very short on photos. 

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I feel like I’m missing something. Maybe it’s the ultra rare 32 WCF chambering in an 1894. 

 

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I have sent 3 messages to correct the Caliber 32WS and Butt Stock is not Shotgun. Well see what happens–Bill

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I have sent 3 messages to correct the Caliber 32WS and Butt Stock is not Shotgun. Well see what happens–Bill

  

Bill-

Seller may be a bit confused. I saw the 32WS sight but missed the shotgun butt in the description. May also be selling an 1892 in 32WCF W/ shotgun butt. Looks like someone is interested in it, wonder how far up he’ll bid. Long way to go to what seller seems to be expecting. 

 

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TXGunNut said

Seller may be a bit confused. 

Wouldn’t trust his description of finish when he’s bungled caliber & BP.  Looks like there might be cold blue on right side of rcvr, but can’t really tell from badly lit photo.

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Clarence-

IMHO he’s a bit optimistic on his description of the finish as well. All in all it’s a nice enough rifle but the expected price may discourage many buyers from bothering to bid.

 

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I looked at this again.  They do not list an auction estimate.  Rather they simply include a screen shot from the Blue Book.  They are not actually rendering an opinion of the value, just including information from a current pricing guide.  They are suggesting the condition is between 70% to 80%.  Given the marginal photos, I can’t say it is, or isn’t

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