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Dan Wesson .357 Revolver / 6" barrel

Discussion in 'The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum' started by DW_357, Dec 7, 2009.

  1. DW_357

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    Dan Wesson .357 with 6” barrel

    Greetings...

    Thanks in advance for any input that you might have.

    I am not a gun expert by any means… but I am in some other forums on woodworking, cars, etc. … so I know the rules. I did some research first… but there are just so few of these sold that I do not have a good grasp on the value.

    This gun is as close to a new Dan Wesson Revolver as you will see... and I believe that this gun is no longer produced (I see only autos on the CZ site)... so it could be the best sample out there for a collector.

    This is a mint Dan Wesson .357 with 6” vented barrel, adjustable sight, looks like a mahogany grip (95% sure). Hard to tell about wood sometimes… looks like hickory just based on the grain pattern… and it is heavily finished in a gloss… but I think that I remember seeing that tiger-eye effect that mahogany has. It would be easier to tell looking at the gun instead of the photos… but… forgot to do that and make a mental note of the wood.

    It is a Monson made gun. It comes with a case and speed loader. Since it has only this single barrel, there were no tools with it to change barrels.

    There is a very faint line on the cylinder that would distinguish it from factory new.

    Does anyone have any thoughts about a reserve price... since it is on an auction site?
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  4. colt

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    No idea on the $$$$$, but great gun. I have one just like with an 8" barrel,well built and accurate.
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    4 years or so back, my brother-in-law left me one like that, as collateral, on a 200 dollar loan. When he never reclaimed it, I sold it to a coworker for 225, and he was tickled to get it. He told me, a year or so later, that he, in turn, sold it for 250, and then, 6 months later, bought it back for 300. That's been at least two years ago, so, I'd say at least 400.
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    these dan wesson are highly prized and sought after by those "in the know" the one you have pictured seems to be in very good condition i wouldn't be at all surprized if you couldn't get 500 for it
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