It might be a New Ithaca Double or a pre-1964 Winchester Model 70 or even a first-generation Glock 17. Whatever the firearm is that’s grabbed your attention at the gun show, shop or swap it’s priced to move.
Or is it?
Sure seems like it, at least from what you remember the last time you thumbed through a price guide. Of course the gentleman with the snap-button western shirt and pomade in his hair looking to hock this potential deal of the century is no help.
In fact, the more the convention center’s fluorescent lights glisten off his hair, the more you wonder if he’s getting the better end of this bargain. Then again, you think to yourself, maybe you’re just being paranoid.
Question is do you roll the dice? Either way there is a good chance you’ll come up snake eyes. Don’t buy and miss a cherry deal on a hot number; or go home and find out you’ve sunk your hard-earned cash into a real clunker.
It doesn’t have to be this way, you know. There is an easier way to make certain you’re getting what you pay for when hunting out new and classic guns.
Discerning and penny wise gun buyers and collectors make The Official Gun Digest Book of Guns & Prices their constant companion. That’s because the authoritative reference has a nose for deals and is always ready to help you sniff them out.
What makes this gun price guide the ideal buddy to drag to the next show or shop isn’t just the more than 15,000 firearm values listed in its pages. Though, admittedly, that does earn it points.
It’s The Official Gun Digest Book of Guns & Prices streamlined size that gives it an edge as a shopping companion. At around 5″x8”, the book is no more trouble to throw in a backpack or tuck under your wing than a pistol in a hard case.
And you’ll be glad you did, because the wealth of information between its covers will have merchants quaking in their Tony Lamas. With prices for six condition grades (NIB, Excellent, Very Good, Good, Fair and Poor) for each of the firearms listed its ready to negotiate the best deal for you.
If you’ve been keeping up and doing a little back-of-the envelope math, the number of firearms and grades adds up to around 46,000 condition-based values. That covers a whole arsenal and more worth of pistols, rifles and shotguns.
Don’t miss out on making the deal-of-the-century or at least knock that smug smile off the gun show guy’s face. Make The Official Gun Digest Book of Guns & Prices your constant companion whenever you hunt for a new gun.