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Old January 24, 2013, 03:00 PM   #1
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Colt official police from 1937

Picked up this pistol. Was wondering what value might be. great condition. I would say 95% will post picture soon.
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Old January 24, 2013, 11:00 PM   #2
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Pictures will be necessary for any real evaluation. In average good condition, those go for around $300, but a real 95% would probably go around twice that. A really nice one (100% or LNIB) will go close to $1000 and there are some, like the round butt that will exceed that.

Those guns are sleepers; I expect them to take off in the next few years as collectors realize that that whole Colt area has been almost ignored.

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Old January 25, 2013, 07:32 AM   #3
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Around here prices run a little higher than that. An OP in better than average condition will be tagged around $450.00 and go for $400.00.

I had a really nicee 1939 OP that I sold a year or so ago for around $500.00 (I forget exactly now) but it had an agency marking that this one fellow really wanted.
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