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OK, I finally got my hands on the SAA. My buddy originally thought the gun was rebored to 44 Special, but I am kind of thinking it is .38 WCF? I don't the the grips are original and I believe one of the screws has been replaced. The bore Diameter is .40". Any ideas on value? Thanks! leswad








 

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Stocks are of the correct style but are in better shape than the gun so that is why they may be replacements. It looks correct and if it functions fine, I would ask $1500 and wait for a buyer. 1000-1200 if you want to sell it this weekend. If it was 45 Colt, you could easily add $500 to the above figures. I was just shooting my 1908 Bisley 38-40 4 3/4 in a cowboy match last weekend. I like the cartridge. My Bisley looks like your SAA and I paid 1K for it at the Louisville show about a year ago and had to stick $100 into have the hammer and trigger rebuilt. But I waited a long time to find one for that price.
 

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One interesting side note is that it appears to have the last 4 digits of the serial number on the loading side of the cyliinder. You see this on a hit and miss basis after the 1911 or so era....by the 20's and 30's they usually only put the last 2 digits back there.
 
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