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    Colts seen, or "Hey, Baldy!"..........

    Baldy,

    You have posted so much on the little Colts you've come across that I sort of think of you every time I run across one.

    Couple of days ago a gent came into the Senior Center where I hang out telling me about the little Colt he's got. Finally, he brought it in to show me, a Colt Agent .38 Special. This gun has Colt grips of smooth walnut, in fair-to-good condition. Shows its age but a reliable gun.

    Then stopped by a gunshop that had a .38 Special Colt Cobra, excellent condition, for $350.00. A little steep in price, I think, pawn shops usually go just under $300. I'd be tempted to dicker it it were the Detective Special instead of the alloy gun.


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    I sure wish I could get up your way Bob as all I can find around here in the way of Colts are beat to death and junk. Of corse they still want high dollars for them. I would love to find both of them in fair condition for around $300-$350. Last fall I bought two S&W M-36's no dash for $300 a peice at a show. They were like brand new. I carry one daily. The D-Special is by far the best of the two but I would take either.

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    Up here, in Memphis, Tennessee, most Colts don't bring top dollar, except for Pythons, Single Action Army, and the trendy autos.

    And, for some reason, aluminum alloy guns go for less than their all-steel counterparts.

    Vintage Smiths bring the big dollars here, though.

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    Hi Bob. Everything down here is going out of site. Even the old Ruger Security-Sixs and that whole series. I paid $400 for my Speed-Six. It was new but that gun only sold for about $275 when it came out in 1982. S&W's have gone up about $100 bucks from what they sold for last year and forget Colts as they have gone plum crazy. I don't even waste my time looking at them anymore. Oh well such is life good luck.

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