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Old March 25, 2009, 09:50 AM   #1
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Colt Challenger LR

I received my dad's Colt Challenger 22 cal LR but I am having a hard time finding any information on the web concerning this type of pistol. The only thing that I can find is that it was made from 1950-55.

Can anyone give me more specific info and possibly a value so that I can have it insured?

My dad used this gun since he was a teenager and is passing it down to my son.

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Old March 25, 2009, 12:29 PM   #2
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As far as value, they sell from about $250-500 depending on condition. They took a back seat to the Colt Woodsman, which was the premiere Colt 22 semiauto for many years.
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Old March 25, 2009, 01:27 PM   #3
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Old March 25, 2009, 07:52 PM   #4
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The Challenger was a fixed sight, plastic-gripped version of the 2nd series Woodsman, w/o the bolt hold open.

Basically, an econo-Woodsman Sport.

Colt made about 77,000 with 4 1/2" & 6" barrels.

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