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Old April 17, 2013, 05:34 PM   #1
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Your most expensive handgun.

Lets here and see the gun you currently own that you've spent a good chunk of your hard earned income on. After selling my custom Colt SAA's my most expensive handgun is a Ruger 50th Anniversary 357 Blackhawk that has been custom tuned and finished by Bowen Classic Arms. 8 years ago the the trip to Bowen's cost 2 1/2 times the price of the gun but well worth it to me. More gun than me and almost a grand less than a new Freedom Arms. And it's blued and CCH for the finish.


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Old April 17, 2013, 05:47 PM   #2
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My most expensive gun is my Springfield TRP 1911. Other than replacing the full length guide rod with an Ed Brown GI rod and plug, the gun is stock.

It is just plain accurate and completely reliable. I felt bad at the time buying it, but if I lost it, I'd buy a replacement TRP without hesitation.
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Old April 17, 2013, 05:49 PM   #3
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Had a Bowen-tuned 4" S&W M25 (.45LC) for a while. Bought it used, so it wasn't back-breakingly expensive, but it was a beautiful revolver. I spent too much time worrying about scratching it, so I never did enjoy it as I should have. Sold it to a gentleman on this forum--perhaps he'll chime in (and add pics).

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Didn't stroke out on us, did you?

Or just building the suspense?
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Old April 17, 2013, 05:51 PM   #4
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Didn't stroke out on us, did you?

Or just building the suspense?
The day I had today, I think it was a little of both....
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Old April 17, 2013, 06:42 PM   #5
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I guess we aren't actually revealing how much we paid for our most expensive handguns?

This is mine. Given the condition (broken hammer tip) I paid too much for it. But as the old saying goes, I wanted it.





Shoots OK, too. I carried it for a while. Wonder if this is the last RM to ever be carried?


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Old April 17, 2013, 06:47 PM   #6
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SIG P210 from 1952. .......................................... [IMG][/IMG]
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Old April 17, 2013, 08:02 PM   #7
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Browning Hi-Power wasn't the most expensive when I bought it more than 20 years ago. I think I paid around $400.00 for it. It's probably worth close to twice that now, not counting the Crimson Trace grips.
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Old April 17, 2013, 08:05 PM   #8
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A WWI colt 1911 in near perfect condition. Bought it for $250 in the '80's from A guy he no longer wanted hs grandfathers war relic.
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Old April 17, 2013, 08:20 PM   #9
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Borchardt with shoulder stock.

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Old April 17, 2013, 08:21 PM   #10
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My $750 "Russian Capture" Luger, and that's out of 30 pistols.
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Old April 17, 2013, 08:27 PM   #11
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Pardini

I don't know if it is the most valuable I have but I think it is one of the ones I paid the most for.

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Old April 17, 2013, 08:38 PM   #12
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S&W 57

My Smith model 57; 41 mag factory tuned and armaloy finish.
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Old April 17, 2013, 08:43 PM   #13
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My most expensive handgun would have to be my 4" Royal Blue Colt Python. I paid $800 out the door for it in 2007. It joined my 6" Python bought in 1979. Twenty-eight years apart and both made the same year.
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Old April 17, 2013, 09:17 PM   #14
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my para ord warthog right after they came out
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Old April 17, 2013, 09:29 PM   #15
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This one:

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CZ PCR Pro Tek.





I can't seeing paying more for a pistol than this and this was an unusual purchase... Great pistol, though!
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Old April 17, 2013, 09:42 PM   #16
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Mine is a Coonan Classic. I bought it with the adjustable night sights and 4 mags. I have added two sets of custom grips, a longer 6 inch barrel and another mag as well as a custom shoulder holster.

I have probably run about 7000 rounds through it.


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Old April 17, 2013, 09:52 PM   #17
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It depends on whether you consider what they are currently worth, or what you paid at the time you bought it.

For me, the most valuable single gun I have is my 1964 Python:


What I shelled out the most for, was on a two gun deal back in January. A S&W 29-2 and a 57, both made in 1978 and both NIB:

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Old April 17, 2013, 09:58 PM   #18
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I'm about to sink $2500 into one I paid $500 for.
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Old April 18, 2013, 12:05 AM   #19
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Finding a forgotten stash of white box 9mm....priceless
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Old April 18, 2013, 12:55 AM   #20
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Colt C.C.O. & SEECAMP 32.
Colt is gone for bills ,Seecamp in my pocket.
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Old April 18, 2013, 07:54 AM   #21
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Smith & Wesson Model 24-3, 44 Special. I want to say it's from the mid 1980's but I've forgotten the year.

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Old April 18, 2013, 09:39 AM   #22
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Hard to say for sure. Here is the one that I paid the most for out of my pocket, a Brown Centennial model with some added tweaks:



I found a pristine "used" Wilson Combat that would probably bring more money:



With the cost of Pythons out of sight, this one's in the running and will undoubtedly bring more in the long run:

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Old April 18, 2013, 12:51 PM   #23
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A freedom arms revolver...paid a little over $ 3K for it...

( and I love the gun / every penny was worth it - to me ).
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Old April 18, 2013, 04:19 PM   #24
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Either my Colt Match Target 22 or my S&W 41 pistol.


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Old April 18, 2013, 04:27 PM   #25
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Dan Wesson Valor. . .I would buy another if I lost this one.
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