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Victory model that has seen better days...

#1 Post by Kevinofborg » Mon Jul 03, 2017 8:44 am

Original Post 1/31/2014 to old forum by kevinofborg:

I saw this and was wondering if this has any value.

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Re: Victory model that has seen better days...

#2 Post by Kevinofborg » Mon Jul 03, 2017 8:54 am

Some of the replies:
M1950 1/30/2014
It looks pretty worn, but it is something I would add to the collection if the price was right. Maybe even shoot some 38 S&W I have reloaded for my Webley.
Kevinofborg 1/30/2014
What would be a fair price?
Ken792 1/30/2014
I saw a Victory Model at the last gun show that looked better, in .38 Special for $300, so I would assume less than that.
Kevinofborg 1/31/2014
$200 to $225 OTD depending if I use a gift card. this one is also in .38 spl
Polok 1/31/2014
I would value the revolver $25 more than a M&P/M10 "shooter" in similar (rough) shape.
About $200, if it has a tight action and good bore, and only because it is
a martial arm--
If you do get it, remember no +P/heavy reloads.
Kevinofborg 1/31/2014
My math was wrong I picked it up for $194.85 OTD. The bore is very good + and it is very tight.
Thanks Forum members....my 1st and only US side arm.
Kevin
DeaconKC 2/1/2014
Nice pick up, Clean it out thoroughly and it will probably surprise you how smooth the action is on those older S&Ws.
Check out this thread also:
http://smith-wessonforum.com:80/s-w-han ... -base.html (<<<<<ED Posts 638-640)
PennsylvaniaRifleman 2/2/2014
I'm just seeing this thread now...but when I first saw the pics I thought to myself I would pay at least $200 without batting an eye. I think you did real good--I'd love to add a Victory model to my collection....
bitrclngr 2/6/2014
Shooter grade gun but a nice pick up. I have wanted one of these but I will not pay $600 for one :roll: I would have bought it at that price.
OldGrouchyGuy 2/10/2014
Just saw this. That is sweet! I don't have a real US military sidearm yet. Too darned expensive. I have ordered one the ole Rock Island 45 clones to go with my 45 colt commander.
I think with some TLC the old girl will do just fine and surprise ya.
DeconKC 2/10/2014
I'm glad DWalt at the S&W Forum got you some solid info on this.
kevinofborg
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7 yards.
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#3 Post by dogboysdad » Mon Jul 03, 2017 11:17 pm

You paid $200 for it?

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#4 Post by Kevinofborg » Tue Jul 04, 2017 10:44 am

Yes in January 2014, just less then $200! I still like it and had it in my hands yesterday but not at the range ;o(
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#5 Post by swede » Tue Jul 04, 2017 4:48 pm

That seems like a pretty good deal

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#6 Post by dogboysdad » Tue Jul 04, 2017 7:49 pm

I would have jumped all over it.

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