Value Of A Bar
Posted 17 August 2005 - 06:31 AM
I don't believe it's a 1918A2.
What's a good value for both of us?
Posted 17 August 2005 - 07:23 AM
Posted 17 August 2005 - 09:14 AM
Group BAR's are going for 16-20 over the last several months.
Posted 17 August 2005 - 10:11 AM
Posted 17 August 2005 - 10:21 AM
(also...wrong forum, but we'll let it slide this time! )
Posted 17 August 2005 - 10:26 AM
Posted 17 August 2005 - 10:50 AM
Now as to your Colt 1918 BAR's possible value, considering condition of original parts, wood, and finish, think in the neighborhood of high 20's-low 30's. That would also be the same for a Winchester of comparable condition. Group Industry A1 types seem to be getting over $20K!
Posted 17 August 2005 - 01:07 PM
The price would depend on how good of a friend the seller is, how much he has invested in the gun to date, and how badly he wants or needs the money from the sale of the gun.
We have all read/heard of Class 3 Outfits buying 1918 BARs from Family Collections for well under the advertised internet prices because the family needs/wants the money and don't have a firm grasp of the value of these guns.
The price for a 1918 BAR between good friends would probably be somewhere in the $20K- $28K range.
I hope you work out a satisfactory deal for the Colt 1918 BAR.