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Old August 30, 2018, 09:39 AM   #1
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2003 Browning Citori White Lightning

Hello - I'm new to the forum. I need some help trying to figure a value out for a 2003 (per serial#) Browning Citori White Lightning - 12G, 28" barrel. It has never been fired and is in pristine condition. I got it as part of a trade. I won't use it, so I'm selling it. Anyone have any ideas on a good resale value?


Thanks in advance for any help.

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Old August 30, 2018, 09:44 PM   #2
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You're going to want to consult the big book of gun values. The problem is most businesses buying guns won't pay 50-60% of value. Private party or consignment gets more but may take forever to sell.

Where are you locates as that will impact value.
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Old September 11, 2018, 09:03 AM   #3
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Look to see what they are going for on Gunbroker or other auction sites.
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Old September 13, 2018, 07:36 AM   #4
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I bought a crossover browning citori 12ga with 30" barrels invicta+ tubes with less than 500 rounds thru it for 1000.00 two months ago. but the owner needed money quick.
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Old September 13, 2018, 12:40 PM   #5
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The current MSRP for a White Lightening(despite the limited production it's still being made) is $2,669.99.
Sportsman's Warehouse lists 'em at $1,779.99 - $2,359.99. Currently on sale at $1599.97. Cabela's in Kansas City wants $1,399.99 for one. They're running about $1500 and up on Gunbroker with no bids on any of 'em. So you don't have a collector's piece.
A lot will depend on how fast you want to be rid of it. It might be an idea to talk to your local gun shop about it as a trade for something you do want. Or put it back in the safe.
Be advised:
"...businesses buying guns..." Base what they'll pay for a used gun, even a BNIB Citori WL, on their wholesale cost for a new one and how fast they think they can sell it.
"...the big book of gun values..." That'd be The Blue Book of Gun Values and it's ok for a ball park figure, but the Blue Book only give averages of prices from all over the U.S. with no consideration for local supply and demand.
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