gun value

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by gremcat, Jan 7, 2008.

  1. gremcat

    gremcat Well-Known Member

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    Can anyone tall me the value of a pre-64 model 70 in 7mm mag I think it was made in 57 and I think it might be a featherweight very slightly used with a monte carlo stock not for sale just interested it was a gift that I hunt with.
     
  2. Coyboy

    Coyboy Well-Known Member

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    Pretty hard to give you a figure without pics and condition description.

    IF it is in factory original configuration, IF it is in 95-98% condition. It could be worth a little over a $1000.

    If any of the above is not true it is probably worth $1000 or less.
     

  3. devildoc

    devildoc Well-Known Member

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    Think Coyboy is about on, though I'd say slightly high. I'd put one in 95-98% in the $850-1000 range and down from there. Look on some of the auction sites and see what they're going for. It's not exactly prime time to sell a big game rifle either, prices do vary accordingly. Some of the best deals can be had right after the big game seasons close.
     
  4. gremcat

    gremcat Well-Known Member

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    thanks guys .I am not selling anyway just wondering if it was worth sticking in the safe and buying a new rifle to hunt with.Actually just trying to justify one .:D
     
  5. mongocanfly

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    I had a guy offer me $1200 for my "not for sale" pre-64, and he had a check book in his hand.
     
  6. gremcat

    gremcat Well-Known Member

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    ha

    Ha OK so I thought about it it is in near perfect shape with just slight markings on the barrel kinda like a rub mark or something and a tiny nick near the crown .I am not sure if something got on it or what because the light rub mark is from bear hunting and when I woke up the next day it was there .Only tried cleaning it with gun oil so not sure .I threw a leupold 4-12x50 on it and a hogue overmold stock but that's it.
     
  7. 3589

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    7 mm mag???

    I`m probably wrong [as usual] but I don`t think they made a 7 mag in a pre-64 Winchester. They did make them in 264 win mag though, both standard and featherweights.

    Bob

    PS If it turns out to be just a plain old 7 mm mauser or a 7.65 mauser you will have hit the jackpot!
     
  8. gremcat

    gremcat Well-Known Member

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    It had the old style monte carlo stock with the black dot and the serial is G957728 I think I had a 7mm mauser that was loaned to me but the guy was just hiding it at my house from his kid and decided he wanted it back.This gun was given from a relative who collects guns and the stock I ordered was for a pre 64 and it fit that's about all I know.
     
  9. 3589

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    7 mag

    Gem,

    I looked in the bluebook, and it appears that there were no 7mm mags till about 1965. If you have a current B/B check it out. If it is a featherweight, yours is still a very desirable rifle, maybe only available for two years [91-92].

    Bob
     
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  10. gremcat

    gremcat Well-Known Member

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    I put the serial in on a site and it came up with 70 but doesn't explain how hte pre 64 stock fit or why my gunsmith thought it was a pre 64 hmm
     
  11. swebb38

    swebb38 Well-Known Member

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    Pre 64

    The guys are right on on their prices, however did I read right that the stock is not original? If you do not have the original stock in good shape, those prices come down alot. Probably around 500-600 or so if that in most cases.
    If you have the original stock for it I would consider wrapping it with either a gunsock or keep it in a gun case with some humidity removers thrown in to stop warping, Being that it is not on the gun. I have seen old factory stocks stored in a safe, that the forend would warp toward the barrel groove and can make it difficult to reinstall the barrel, this was a rare case, but would hate to see it happen again.
    Hope this helps