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Colt New Police .32. 2" barrel. Serial 29738
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Customer: ***** *****. Colt New Police .32. 2" barrel. Serial 29738
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: Looking for value. Looks to be in fair to good condition. There is a chip out of the grip along the backstrap near the heel.
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Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Firearms
Expert:  ProShooter replied 10 months ago.

Good afternoon,

My name is ***** ***** I am happy to help. Give me a few minutes to pull the info for you..

Jim

Expert:  ProShooter replied 10 months ago.

Is this the New Police with the cylinder that swings out to the side, or does the cylinder remain in the frame?

Expert:  ProShooter replied 10 months ago.

Nevermind, its the swing out cylinder....be right back

Expert:  ProShooter replied 10 months ago.

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Thank you for your interest in our Firearms Appraisal service. The information you provided was used to properly identify the information below. Here is the information you requested about your Firearm taken from www.bluebookofgunvalues.com..
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Manufacturer -Colt
Model - New Police

Serial number- 29738

Year - 1905
Estimated Value Range –see below..

For your firearm, the following current values apply (from the Blue Book of Gun Values). Retail prices may be 20% higher. Percentages are based on the amount of original finish on the gun, and its operational ability. Values are in US Dollars..

New in box/perfect --100% condition - $1,350
Mint condition --------98% condition - $975
Excellent condition -- 95% condition - $750
Very Good+ condition -- 90% condition- $525
Very Good condition ------ 80% condition - $400
Good+ condition ------------70% condition - $300
Good condition --------------60% condition - $225

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Add 25% for guns with nickel finish.
Subtract $25-$50 for chipped hard rubber grips (commonly found on this model)
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Sincerely,

Jim
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This Firearm appraisal is a value estimate on the appraised firearm for the date of the appraisal. The value quoted is a real world market value (also known as a private party value) and is the amount you should expect to pay for the firearm. This is not an appraisal for retail or wholesale purposes.The information and values in this appraisal are compiled from a variety of sources including the current editions of the Blue Book of Gun Values , my internal reference library, my network of Firearms experts across the United States, firearms auctions, and through various online sites.

The values in this appraisal are based on recent sales of comparable and similar firearms taking into account the rarity, desirability, and overall original condition of the firearm. In the case that a comparable sale is not readily available, the value is based on a projected amount that the firearm would be expected to sell for.All information compiled in this firearm evaluation using the Blue Book of Gun Values online database and Photo Percentage Grading System is copyrighted 2015 by Blue Book Publications, Inc. and may not be used for any other purpose without written permission from the publisher. Any unauthorized usage of the Photo Percentage Grading System for the evaluation of firearms values and color photo percentage breakdown is also expressly forbidden by the publisher.

Expert:  ProShooter replied 10 months ago.

Hi again....is there anything else that you need on this?

Expert:  ProShooter replied 10 months ago.

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