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Colt #8171 "The Golden Gun" For Sale


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#1 Colt Chopper

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Posted 18 October 2019 - 10:27 AM

I purchased this Colt in 2013, and have enjoyed displaying it several times. I have decided to offer it to a new "Caretaker" along with some of the display pictures and signs. It was custom engraved and gold inlaid per Warren Kreiser's direction, by Jeff Flannery back in the 80's and comes with the detailed documentation of this.

It has not been fired to knowledge since the restoration and the finish is flawless. Regardless of the "Flashy" look, it is a 1921A, and is properly registered as such. It could be used as a shooter if one so desired, but the displayed history is very unique. Originally sold to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, Mount Vernon , Illinois.

 

There are old posts with pictures and info that can be found using the search option. Just enter "8171"

 

Can transfer E-File on form 3. Please PM me with any questions or further information. Thank You

 

Asking $26,000. obo  Donation to board upon sale

 

 

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Edited by Colt Chopper, 01 April 2020 - 08:47 AM.

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#2 timkel

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Posted 19 October 2019 - 06:10 AM

Beautiful, just beautiful. And a bargain at that price.


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#3 Colt Chopper

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Posted 03 November 2019 - 10:23 AM

Still for sale price is negotiable.
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#4 maxfaxdude

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Posted 03 November 2019 - 09:55 PM

Beautiful gun and it's a buyer's market right now. 


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#5 Colt Chopper

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Posted 02 January 2020 - 02:41 PM

Bump. Lowered price.


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#6 Colt Chopper

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Posted 07 March 2020 - 05:29 AM

One more bump,
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Posted 07 March 2020 - 09:45 AM

This may be a great deal for a buyer that really wants a Colt's for a shooter but can't quite go into the 30K plus price range. Priced in the 20's with a well respected negotiable seller; this is one to take a look at! 


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#8 Colt Chopper

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Posted 01 April 2020 - 08:48 AM

Bump on the add with lower price. This could be made a shooter if desired, and still have historical value.

 

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#9 reconbob

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Posted 01 April 2020 - 09:26 PM

I guess years ago Warren Kreiser thought he was doing the
right thing. I guess he could be excused somewhat because back
in the 80's guns were not worth anywhere near what they are now.
But sadly, he just ruined the gun. How badly he ruined it is being
reflected in the fact that it won't sell. Ok, some people think it's
beautiful - obviously Warren did - but I think it just looks like hell.
All that's missing is a pink Cadillac.

Bob
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#10 bigbore

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Posted 02 April 2020 - 06:19 AM

I guess years ago Warren Kreiser thought he was doing the
right thing. I guess he could be excused somewhat because back
in the 80's guns were not worth anywhere near what they are now.
But sadly, he just ruined the gun. How badly he ruined it is being
reflected in the fact that it won't sell. Ok, some people think it's
beautiful - obviously Warren did - but I think it just looks like hell.
All that's missing is a pink Cadillac.

Bob


It's not ruined, it's just really really ugly.  If it were sand blasted, parkerized, inlays filled with bondo, then cerakoted it black it would look darn near original from arms length and probably sell close to the asking price. 


Edited by bigbore, 02 April 2020 - 06:20 AM.

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#11 Tiz

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Posted 02 April 2020 - 08:10 AM

As the saying goes "beauty is in the eye of the beholder".


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#12 timkel

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Posted 02 April 2020 - 08:58 AM

Beautiful, just beautiful. And a bargain at that price.


Again.... beautiful and a bargain.
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Posted 02 April 2020 - 09:55 AM

I think the main issue with almost all potential buyers right now is no one wants to buy anything until the virus is sorted out.  Once this gets past us a little, I think NFA prices will rise as some folks will look for things that aren't as impacted as the 401ks etc.  I'll bet alot of us would have bought this gun yesterday, had the bottom not fallen out of the Market.  I would sit on it for awhile if you can.

Cheers,

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#14 Tiz

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Posted 02 April 2020 - 12:15 PM

Beautiful, just beautiful. And a bargain at that price.


Again.... beautiful and a bargain.

De gustibus non est disputandum. In matters of opinion, debate is pointless, there is no accounting for taste. 


Edited by Tiz, 02 April 2020 - 12:16 PM.

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