S&W M1917

Discussion in 'The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum' started by Terry G, Jun 18, 2011.

  1. Terry G

    Terry G Member

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    It's a Brazilian re-import, all original except for the grips which I replaced. (I still have the originals) It has about 80% original bluing. It's mechanically sound and shoots accurately at 25 yards using Winchester white box .45 ACP.The cylinder stop is slightly worn but I am refrainig from doing even this small work since I'm afraid it will reduce it's value. What is it's value? Thank you for any help.

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  2. Jim K

    Jim K New Member

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    From the pics it is hard to tell the condition, but the cylinder looks worn, so I agree with you on the 80% range. If the gun has the import marking (most do) around $800, based on condition; in better shape it would go almost double that. If it doesn't have the import marking, around $1500, again double if in better shape.

    Jim
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