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Old 06-13-2007, 08:10 AM   #1
 
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Oh Happy Days....

So the other day I get the chance to trade for a Winchester M1 carbine. Guy said his dad bought it in New Orleans 20-30 years ago and then gave it to him, said he wasn't sure if it had ever been shot since it was purchased. Also came with a 30 round mag with the mark SEY. I gave up a used CZ-75 Compact and a leather IWB holster. I tend to think I did pretty good. I'm not super smart on these things but it seems to be a "correct" Winchester. I'd love to hear some opinions on authenticity and an estimate of value. At any rate it looks good in the safe next to my arsenal rebuild "Rock-Ola"
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Old 06-13-2007, 12:30 PM   #2
 
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You traded a CZ75 and holster for that? I would say you came out on top in that deal. Congrats!
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Old 06-13-2007, 02:26 PM   #3
 
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I would trade two CZs for that carbine.........You lucky dog.........
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Old 06-14-2007, 04:29 AM   #4
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We have a winner! Good catch!
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Old 06-14-2007, 09:11 PM   #5
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Unless you traded in a selective fire version, you got yourself one heckuva deal. Incredible.

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Old 06-15-2007, 03:17 AM   #6
 
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so any ideas as to what this thing is worth to a collector? I'm not a collector I just enjoy shooting, so it may go onto the chopping block so I can grow my collection.
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Old 06-15-2007, 03:53 AM   #7
 
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My guess is $700 - $1000.
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Old 06-15-2007, 06:25 PM   #8
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I'd put it closer to the high end. Probably $900-$1100.
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Old 06-16-2007, 08:45 AM   #9
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That is one nice looking rifle and around here,Eastern NC ,it would be in that upper 900 to 1100 range as jimb 16 suggested.You done good,reeeeeal gooooooood.Steve.
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Old 06-16-2007, 09:53 AM   #10
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Yeah, it's all winnie. I've seen too many Winnie Garands not to recognize that distinctive Milling and machine-work.

good grab!!!
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Old 06-16-2007, 10:23 AM   #11
 
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Nice catch, Nat.

You still in NOLA?
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Old 06-16-2007, 05:21 PM   #12
 
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You got the wrong guy. I've never lived in NOLA. I was in Ft. Polk La. from Dec95-Jan97. Like to know who's using my name though.
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