model 8

Discussion in 'The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum' started by merc, Jul 20, 2003.

  1. merc

    merc New Member

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    Hello again .
    I just purchased a model 8, serial # 399056
    It looks like it was never fired. The bluing is prestine, even under the slide in the grooves where it contacts the frame. There is no sign of bullets sliding up the feed ramp.
    I beleive it to be a 1st variation. Because of this I guess it was made between 1920 and 1939.
    It came in a wooden box with 23 bullets standing on end in holes. The top of the box has a brass plate without markings.
    1st off-Is it possible to narrow down the manufactuing date?
    Do you think I am right about the gun?
    And do you think the box may be original?
    If so what would you estimate the value to be?
    Thanks
  2. inplanotx

    inplanotx New Member

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    Okay, sorry to be the one without the information, but Model 8 what?
  3. Xracer

    Xracer *TFF Admin Staff Mediator*

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    Minn-eeee-sota, ya, sure, you bet!
    Are you talking about a Remington Model 8? If so, what caliber and what grade?
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  5. merc

    merc New Member

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    oops
    sorry guys
    It's a Walther model 8 made between 1920 and 1929
    in .25 cal.

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  6. Zigzag2

    Zigzag2 Guest

    Well, why didn't you say so... LOL

    100% $495.00 add 10% for Eagle N proofing

    Collector value???
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