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#1 Liberator

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Posted 03 February 2004 - 10:54 AM

Been thinking about getting an M1A1 and I came across this: http://www.impactgun...roduct1170.html Is this fair price? Seems a high to me but maybe that paperwork makes a difference. What's the typical price range out there these days?

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#2 Arthur Fliegenheimer

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Posted 03 February 2004 - 11:01 AM

According to the vet bring back paperwork, this gun was registered in 1969? Isn't that after the cut off date?
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Posted 03 February 2004 - 11:06 AM

QUOTE (Arthur Fliegenheimer @ Feb 3 2004, 11:01 AM)
According to the vet bring back paperwork, this gun was registered in 1969? Isn't that after the cut off date?

Hmm...GCA was 1968 wasn't it?
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#4 SecondAmend

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Posted 03 February 2004 - 11:42 AM

The referenced Website is indicating the gun as SOLD (at $13,499). In any case, looks like it's hard to touch any non-WH M1 or M1A1 TSMG for under $13,000. And may I add - ouch!
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Posted 03 February 2004 - 09:39 PM

Overpriced badly. I would say between 9-10K for it.

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Posted 03 February 2004 - 09:45 PM

It's not sold but it's "On Sale". It's very high in my opinion. I won't give more that $11,000 for it. And if the papers say 1969...............I'd have to check in on that one. I found a early 1942 M1 w/nickle bolt, no cross bolt stock and in minty condition for $12,500. But unless he comes down about $1500, I'll wait for the other 2 at $9500 to come in.
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#7 Liberator

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Posted 04 February 2004 - 11:33 AM

QUOTE (full auto 45 @ Feb 3 2004, 09:45 PM)
It's not sold but it's "On Sale". It's very high in my opinion. I won't give more that $11,000 for it. And if the papers say 1969...............I'd have to check in on that one. I found a early 1942 M1 w/nickle bolt, no cross bolt stock and in minty condition for $12,500. But unless he comes down about $1500, I'll wait for the other 2 at $9500 to come in.

Any ideas where I might find a decent M1 or M1A1 for under $10K? Want it for the collection but want one that's not so good I'd ruin it's value by shooting it. I like to teach folks at the range by shooting. Best places to look?

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Posted 04 February 2004 - 11:55 AM

Get in line buddy...

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Posted 04 February 2004 - 12:14 PM

Liberaror,..there is no such thing,.. shootem` if you got`em, every Tmsg was made to shoot,..hell, even the Midas was roadtested by a previous owner,..the point is.. they are all valuable but not so priceless that they can`t be shot... just my .02.out.
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#10 Liberator

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Posted 04 February 2004 - 12:42 PM

QUOTE (21 smoker @ Feb 4 2004, 12:14 PM)
Liberaror,..there is no such thing,.. shootem` if you got`em, every Tmsg was made to shoot,..hell, even the Midas was roadtested by a previous owner,..the point is.. they are all valuable but not so priceless that they can`t be shot... just my .02.out.

Yeah, you're right. I'm not the "hang it on the wall and hold with with gloved hands" type anyway. Figure I just gotta find one that's a decent deal and go for it. They're not getting any cheaper and they're sure not making any more.
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Posted 04 February 2004 - 06:07 PM

Even though the amnesty was only for 30 days, ATFD kept processing them into 1969 until the backlog was cleared through. ATFD is the Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms Division of the IRS.
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