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What do you think this Model 21 Grand American is worth?
December 7, 2012
11:40 am
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I just recently looked at a Model 21 20ga Grand American, serial no. 57xx in it's leather case. I was told that it had only been assembled once since purchasing same. What would you expect this gun to be worth? Only one set of bbls.

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December 7, 2012
12:32 pm
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First off, I doubt it is a Grand American. The term Grand American was not used until the Custom Shop came into being in 1960. A four digit serial no. gun was well before 1960. Also a true Grand American had at least 2 sets of bbls.

December 13, 2012
11:56 am
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A common practice for the "hustlers" extant- mainly on GB and GI websites. I have a 20 gauge Trap grade M21- sn 9139 and it was purchased new in 1937 or 1938- Now the year it was purchased does NOT mean it was build that same year, but it's close. It has ejectors and double triggers. I would much prefer to find a M21, in whatever gauge you are interested in, made before 1958, just as I prefer Model 12's made from 1920 to 1941- they are out there, but Caveat Emperor prevails!!

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February 14, 2013
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Even though it's not a Grand American, if it has No.6 factory engraving and a B-carved factory stock and is in mint condition, it's a very valuable M21. If I was a buyer, I'd think it was a bargain for $12,000 or less, but (again) it would have to be an original factory gun. If it has gold inlays to boot (as the Grand Americans did) add a couple of thousand dollars--or more

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