Category Archive: Gun Values

Apr 29

Smith & Wesson No. 3 1st Model U.S. Army Revolver

The U.S. Army acquired 1000 of these revolvers in 1871 for testing purposes. With 200 nickel and the remaining 800 being blued nickel specimens will be worth more than their blue counterparts. As with any item used and abused by the Army original high grade specimens are not common with the remaining specimens usually in …

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Apr 29

Custom Firearms and Values

One of the stumbling blocks we had to address, when developing Mygunvalues.com was how we chose to address custom firearms. Custom of course is a very broad term and can mean a great many things so we first have to define what we are talking about. Winchester and other gun manufacturers of the 19th century …

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Mar 05

Our Passion @MyGunValues

We are passionate about anything guns here at MyGunValues. We are three guys with different skills that have come together to bring what we see as a void in finding gun values on the internet. You can buy books and magazines about gun values but the problem is they just update their values by a …

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Mar 04

Guide to Sears, Ted Williams and J.C. Higgins

Sears presents some special problems when trying to include them. This short guide is intended to help you locate them and their values. As many of you may know Sears never manufactured anything themselves. They either bought existing manufacturers and set them up as independent divisions or bought products from the companies built to their …

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Mar 04

Gun makers on the Move

The anti-gun policies of the liberal left seem to be coming home to roost at last and they appear to be getting hit where it matters the most, the wallet. After the December 2012 shooting in Newtown, Ct. the Democrat led legislatures of several states passed several ridiculous new gun laws. In New York magazines …

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Mar 04

Savage Rifles and Those Annoying Letter Codes

When looking for a particular model Savage rifle you will notice that the vast majority listed have a letter suffix after the model. These have not always meant the same thing and can become quite confusing if you don’t know what to look for. We’ll start with my all time favorite rifle, the Savage 1899 …

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Jan 31

Take everything you hear with a Grain of Salt

This is not going to be an article based on old clichés, but it seemed to be an appropriate title given the conversation I had with the “gun expert” at a local auction. As with most swap meets, garage sales and auctions the majority of the guns were either off brands or reworked military models. …

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Jan 31

Determining Which Remington 700 You Own

The Remington model 700 has been manufactured for almost 50 years. It has been made in ADL, BDL, African and a host of other variations. We have made every effort to make finding your particular model as easy as possible. The following is a general list of features that you can look for to help …

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Jan 10

Determining Your Caliber

Most guns made today are marked with the caliber or gauge that they are designed to shoot. Such was not always the case. Many Remington Rolling Block rifles were not caliber stamped and you have to make a chamber cast to determine what they were designed to shoot. This is not the only example but …

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