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Top 10 most valuable guns of all time

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by superpunchy, Mar 20, 2009.

  1. superpunchy

    superpunchy Active Member

    I'm new to guns and I don't yet have my own copy of "Blue Book to Gun Values" price guide. I was wondering what the "Blue Book of Gun Values" says are the top 10 most valuable guns of all time are. Maybe there is a preface near the front or back of the book that says what they are. If someone could check for me in their blue book I would appreciate it. Or maybe someone already knows what they are by heart and would be kind enough to share them here with the rest of us complete with values. I would be interested to know what they are. If not, maybe we could start a list and compile them here in this thread.
  2. Flame Red

    Flame Red Well-Known Member

    Included in there would be:

    * SAA #1 (recently went at auction
    * The gun that shot King Ferdinand
    * The gun that shot Lincoln
    * Gen. Patton's SAA

    And on the lighter side

    * All ten thousand of Hitler's personal side arms
    * The guns on the gun show tables
  3. Gungnir

    Gungnir Well-Known Member

  4. test drive

    test drive Well-Known Member

    Luger in .45 a.c.p only 2 were ever made
  5. superpunchy

    superpunchy Active Member

    I'm thinking more along the lines of extremely high quality, very desirable guns to own in and of themselves, not guns owned by famous people or guns used to commit famous crimes or what have you.
  6. XTerminator

    XTerminator Well-Known Member

    Winchester "1 of 1000" and "1 of 100" 1873 and 1876 rifles are some of the most valuable antiques out there.

  7. Just One Shot

    Just One Shot Well-Known Member

    The ones that are available during a time of need!
  8. testosterone

    testosterone Well-Known Member

    You mean the most valuable non-custom commercially produced firearms, is that what you are referring too?

    Because your original questions is "whats most valuable" and predictably, those are things with serial number 1, or were owned by, or shot, someone historical.

    There are numerous examples of "assmebly line" firearms that you can buy that are made today that are well into 10K range.

    If you go to and english/scottish/italian maker, the sky is the limit, 100K can easily be spent on a single rifle or shotgun.
  9. Rembrandt

    Rembrandt Well-Known Member

    History Channel did a episode called "Million Dollar Guns".....some worth much much more.

    - Serial #1, Colt SAA
    - Pistols for Catherine the Great.
    - 17th century dueling pistols with stocks made of Ivory
    - Sultan of Turkey Colts
    - Gold pocket pistol once owned by Adolph Hitler.
    - Colt SAA made for Sears Roebuck
    - 45ACP Luger
    - Pistol that shot Lincoln
  10. searcher451

    searcher451 Well-Known Member

  11. Duke of Doubt

    Duke of Doubt member

    The first gun fired at Lexington Green, 18 April 1775.
  12. Hk91-762mm

    Hk91-762mm Well-Known Member

    an original 1903 rock island rod bayonet 30-03
    would be my #1

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