H & R Ultra Sportsman 777

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  1. 351 Winchester

    351 Winchester New Member

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    I'm interested in knowing the value of a rare H & R single action target revolver. Condition is about 80% give or take and the serial number is the highest one on record to date. Less than a thousand of these were made in 1938 & 1939.

    Best regards,

    Ken
  2. b.goforth

    b.goforth New Member

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    ULTRA SPORTSMAN MODEL 777--------------------------------1938-1939
    Large frame single action top break revolver; 22 rimfire caliber (shorts, longs or long rifles); cylinder capacity 9 rounds; flat top oval shaped barrel 6 inches in length (same as used on the model 199; front sight adjustable for elevation, elevation screw on front of barrel jut above muzzle, rear sight adjustable for windage; oversized one piece checkered Walnut grips (eleven different styles available); straight trigger, arched hammer spur; cylinder release is a vertical lever on the right side of barrel lug; rear of cylinder has the patented H&R safety rim; finger rest trigger guard; trigger pull factory set 2 ½ to 3 pounds; hammer mounted firing pin serial numbered in its own series U01 to at least U1000
    Markings Top of barrel rib: HARRINGTON & RICHARDSON ARMS CO. WORCHESTER, MASS. U.S.A. in two lines
    Left side of barrel: H & R “ULTRA SPORTSMAN” No. 777
    Right side of barrel 22 Long Rifle CTGE.
    VALUE: $675 $275

    bill
  3. Jim Hauff

    Jim Hauff New Member

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    351 Winchester,
    Please understand that so few of this model have been transacted over the past 5 years or so, that the valuations listed in the Blue Book are based upon a very limited set, primarily gained from less than a dozen sold on gun auction sites, several personal sales that became known to me and a few that I personally purchased or offered upon. Therefore, pricing and valuation of this model as well as the rarer Model 196 Eureka are subjective and vary quite a bit from region to region and time to time. The market is limited to those who recognize the collectibility of these models - others will not value them as highly and will lump them into the general valuation of the Sportsman revolvers.
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