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I am looking at buying a pair of Winchester shotguns and not sure what is a reasonable price to offer. Both are Winchester Model 12 12 ga. Pump shotguns in excellent condition. One is a Winchester Model 12 12ga. Nichol Steel
Full, 31" barrel, serial number 403940 and the other is a Winchester Model 12, 12ga. proof steel
super speed super X 3 " 29" barrel
serial number(###) ###-#### Thank you

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Both guns are in beautiful condition and must be bought as a pair.

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Hi,

My name is Jon. I will be helping you with your question today. Does either shot have a barrel rib (vented or solid)? Does either shotgun have any engraving or special stock checkering? I look forward to working with you.

Thank you,

Jon

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
No engraving or stock checkering. I will have to check on choke but I believe it is solid.

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It looks like these are both Standard grade model 12's. The first one (serial number 403940) was made in 1925 and the second one (serial number(###) ###-#### was made in 1956.

Here are the values for each Winchester Model 12 below.

Values below are listed by condition. The prices listed are retail prices. You can usually expect 25%-30% less than retail when selling to a gun shop or re-seller. I would offer 25% less than the prices I have listed below.

Winchester Model 12 Standard Grade (Each)

Excellent:------$850

Very Good:-----$700

Good:----------$600

Fair:------------$500

Poor:-----------$200

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Thank you Jon. I was thinking about offering $1,200.00 for the pair but I would now like to send you a few photos to make sure I am determining their condition correctly and let your trained eye see them first. Can I do this? Thanks

Sure, That is no problem. Just click the paperclip icon to attach photos.

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