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Welcome! You have a very nice looking gun there. The date of manufacture will not have a huge impact on the value compared to similar aged guns. The grips may be original. I found one gun with identical grips and they called the commercial factory grips? They also could be professionally manufactured replacement target style grips. The gun shows some wear at the muzzle. These are very solid well built pistols. They have both collector and shooter value. I would estimate the gun to be in the 500 to 600 dollar range.
 

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Apparent excellent condition with thinning at the muzzle probably due to holster rubbing. The 4-inch barrel makes for a handy size and should be a good shooter so long as the magazine is properly adjusted - always a big bugaboo for High Standard pistols. I concur with Old Guns value estimate.
 

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Welcome! You have a very nice looking gun there. The date of manufacture will not have a huge impact on the value compared to similar aged guns. The grips may be original. I found one gun with identical grips and they called the commercial factory grips? They also could be professionally manufactured replacement target style grips. The gun shows some wear at the muzzle. These are very solid well built pistols. They have both collector and shooter value. I would estimate the gun to be in the 500 to 600 dollar range.
The grips are High Standard thumb rest grip proper for the time frame of this Model H-D but the Standard grips for this pistol are the plain checkered walnut grips. Tis gun is far more scarce than the original poster thinks and is a highly desirable High Standard pistol. Your estimate is way too low by probably by at least a factor of two to a knowledgeable High Standard collector

Apparent excellent condition with thinning at the muzzle probably due to holster rubbing. The 4-inch barrel makes for a handy size and should be a good shooter so long as the magazine is properly adjusted - always a big bugaboo for High Standard pistols. I concur with Old Guns value estimate.
The 4.50" barrel is less common than the 6.75" barrel on this and most other early models. These guns all came from the factory with factory adjusted magazines. If there are feeding problems it is either the driving spring or a previous owner who fiddled with the magazine or dropped it. These early models with the finger style magazine seldom have magazine problems. There is much discussion about adjusting the lip style magazines but in the large number I own, over 300, and have fired, over 150, I have had no magazine issues except for the magazines manufactured by Triple K.

I have this hi standard model HD from my grandfather and it’s one of the 6900 made between 1940-1942. I cant find any others online to find out what it’s worth. Any ideas? Thanks!
Your source of information is questionable as the number you state is far too high. They simply did not produce nearly that many. Production ran from January 1940 through January 1942. This is the least common model in the pre war hammer letter design series.
 
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