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Old January 21, 2013, 04:40 PM   #1
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Colt Detective .38 price?

Just curious what the going price around the US, on avrg., for a Colt Detective .38, with an unshrouded ejector, in 95% condition, with no box???
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Old January 21, 2013, 05:00 PM   #2
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Well I assume you mean a post war gun. Pre war guns are sought after. I also assume you mean a 2in barrel and blue.

I would say based on my assumptions, a plain detective special, $400 to $600. You may see them for over $600, but they will rarely sell for that much if 95% and without box. Be patient, many were made.

I think I got mine with over 500 rounds of factor ammo for $475 or something. The deals are out there.
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Old January 21, 2013, 09:56 PM   #3
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I paid $500.00 for mine 2 months ago and it was in pristine condition. It is a later model with the ejector shroud though.
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Old January 22, 2013, 08:35 AM   #4
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I paid $500.00 for mine 2 months ago and it was in pristine condition. It is a later model with the ejector shroud though.
Ditto...
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Old January 22, 2013, 02:49 PM   #5
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It is all a matter of taste. I love the Colt's with the shrouded ejector and do not care for the ones without.
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Old January 22, 2013, 03:00 PM   #6
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I agree. 4-6 hundred seems about right in my area.
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Old January 22, 2013, 05:51 PM   #7
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I got mine on GunBroker.
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Old January 22, 2013, 06:08 PM   #8
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It is all a matter of taste. I love the Colt's with the shrouded ejector and do not care for the ones without.
True-"it is all a matter of taste". I prefer the Colt Detective Special/Cobra/Agent revolvers without the shrouded ejector and do not care (as much) for the ones with.
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