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Colt 1911 GC NM mark IV

Discussion in 'Handguns: Autoloaders' started by Furncliff, May 1, 2012.

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  1. Furncliff

    Furncliff Member

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    I've had my eye out for one of the Gold Cup Colts. It's rare for me to find a gold cup in my area so I'm really interested in the one for sale on consignment at a local shop. I should get my hearing aids adjusted because I thought I heard the salesman say it was a series 70. I got to thinking about this and it's my understanding that the Mark IV is a series 80. Am I mistaken?

    If it is a series 80 how much is it worth? It has a blued finish. Condition is ... 99%. They're asking $1100.

    Thanks

    Tom
     
  2. 1KPerDay

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    series 70 were MKIVs as well FYI.
     
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    The Mark IV was made in both a Series 70 and a Series 80. A Series 70 in 98% condition is worth about $1400 and a Series 80 in the same condition is worth about $850 according to the Blue Book. I'd say $1100 is a bit high for a Series 80.
     
  4. Furncliff

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    Thank you.
     
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    I see them going for $900-$1,200 in most cases so $1,100 is in the upper range. How much do you want it? In 10 years they will be bringing $2,000 and your friends will envy you for having one you paid only $1,100 for.

    The public wasn't happy with the 80s. I had one in the mid 1990s for sale and I could not give it away. Nothing wrong with them except the perception folks had.

    Here's my Gold Cup.


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