Beautiful 1969 Browning Lightning

Discussion in 'The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum' started by wildrose_68, Jun 28, 2012.

  1. wildrose_68

    wildrose_68 New Member

    33
    Jun 21, 2012
    Good Morning boys,
    Looking for a price on a '69 Browning Lightning O/U 12g. 98%, only wear is couple of slide marks from the pump action. Come with the original case, also mint. No manual though. :(
    Absolutely no other marks.
     

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  2. Goody

    Goody Member

    352
    Jun 1, 2006
    PUMP ACTION?????:eek:
     

  3. tireman

    tireman Member

    330
    Dec 4, 2001
    northeast arkansas
    its okay goody, he didnt mean that
     
  4. 3/2 STA SS

    3/2 STA SS Active Member

    I am pretty sure they meant the forearm....
     
  5. wildrose_68

    wildrose_68 New Member

    33
    Jun 21, 2012
    Thank you tireman, she didn't.
    The forearm slides forward to assemble. Also know it has a Broadway rail.
    What would be a good/fair asking price?
     
  6. wonderwhippet

    wonderwhippet Active Member

    Jan 10, 2003
    The current Blue Book of Gun Values lists your 98% Lightning OU at $1775, and you can add another $150 if the case is made by Browning. Incidentally, in any other chambering the value increases by two to four times as much.
     
  7. wildrose_68

    wildrose_68 New Member

    33
    Jun 21, 2012
    Thanks, my husband figured about $2,000. Wish I had the money for it.
     
  8. Insulation Tim

    Insulation Tim Well-Known Member

    Oct 29, 2008
    Ohio
    All ya gotta do is pick 6 numbers on a Wednesday night. How hard can that be? :D
     
  9. wonderwhippet

    wonderwhippet Active Member

    Jan 10, 2003
    I just looked at the photos again and noticed it has a rubber recoil pad. It may not be factory original and could have been added after purchase. Check to see if the pad has the Browning name. If not, it is aftermarket and will lower the value significantly.
     
  10. wildrose_68

    wildrose_68 New Member

    33
    Jun 21, 2012
    Never thought about the pad, thanks. Will check.
     
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