what is a good price on a used smith 66-2

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  1. roval

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    saw a good condition 4 inch smith and wesson 66-2 at the lgs. don't really need another gun at this time but it looks really clean.what is a good price for one.
     
  2. wcwhitey

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    Two years ago I picked up a 6” 66-2 used for $625. Worn grips but overall great condition (grips were not original to gun anyway). 2 1/2” guns demand a great deal more than that, not sure about a 4” model. Hope this helps. Pandemic prices were in effect at the time.
     
  3. UncleEd

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    A "good price" is the one you're willing
    to pay and afterward be satisfied that
    it is a fine firearm to enjoy and be
    proud you own.
     
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  4. Armored farmer

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    If you can get it for $700- $850ish?
    It's in the ballpark....
    Anything less is a definite buy....anything more is....well, how bad do you want it?
     
  5. roval

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    it is $800. thanks.
     
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  6. Old Dog

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    For 800 bucks (assuming it's a 4" barreled 66) it'd have to be in LNIB condition -- for me, anyway (only because I've already got a nice 4-incher). Supica's and Fjestad's 2021 guides generally reflect 500-700 for one in excellent condition, with NIB up to 900, add 10% for the 2 1/2 barrel. All these used-gun value books seem to reflect way lower than what I see used guns go for in my region, the PNW. I'm seeing 66s (no dash through dash-4) in somewhat suspect condition going for a grand or more these days, so if it checks out good and it's a clean specimen, 800 is definitely in the realm of possibility if it's affordable to you.

    Personally, the Model 19 and the Model 66 are at the top (for me, anyway) of all the .357s ever produced...
     
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    Offer 'em $750. :)
     
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  8. wcwhitey

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    I was gonna say that or no tax for cash!
     
  9. nick22

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    I would say 800 for a nice 66 is a decent price. I was at a gun show last month where smith model 10's were anywhere from 500 for used to 700 for nice pieces. Smith&Wesson seems to be like John Deere if it isn't trashed someone will be waiting with cash when it's for sale. There was a really clean 66 at that show with the firing pin on the hammer a 4" bbl for $1,200 I walked by it twice and handled it on the second go round it hadn't been fired much. The third time I went to look it was gone.
     
  10. roval

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    i just bought another gun 2 weeks ago so I'm going to think about it for now.
     
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  11. chicharrones

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    Around this big city, early 66s in good shape go for $1000 to $1300. And go fast.
     
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    That’s more than I would pay unless I really wanted one. I would rather have it than a new one though .
     
  13. Thomasss

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    I pick up a 586, 6 inch for $900 last year. At the same show there was also 4 inch and 8 3/8" for $1100 and $1300. I guess it just depends how hungry the seller is. The 4 and 8 prices were pretty firm. I was looking for a nice, minty target gun and found it. I was expecting to pay around $1100 for any of them as current blue book prices would indicate.
     
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