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#3160095 - 02/11/13 06:38 PM How much is it worth
danny1975
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I found a Springfield 1911 a1 about 20 shells shot through it. It comes with 100 rounds 2 clips and a holster. He wanting 800 for it all . Trying to see if its a good deal. And how dependable are they ?
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#3160108 - 02/11/13 06:49 PM Re: How much is it worth [Re: danny1975]
Nhill
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Is it a GI, Mil-Spec, Loaded, or what?

If it is a GI or Mil-Spec, $800 is too much.

I am curious about the holster though, if it is a high end holster you could be dealing with $100 or so of value.
The ammo is only going to add $40-$50 in value.

To answer your question, Springfield 1911's are very dependable.

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#3160109 - 02/11/13 06:49 PM Re: How much is it worth [Re: danny1975]
mathews338
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Sounds like decent price to me. Those things ain't cheap.
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#3160114 - 02/11/13 06:52 PM Re: How much is it worth [Re: Nhill]
danny1975
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 Originally Posted By: Nhill
Is it a GI, Mil-Spec, Loaded, or what?

If it is a GI or Mil-Spec, $800 is too much.

I am curious about the holster though, if it is a high end holster you could be dealing with $100 or so of value.
The ammo is only going to add $40-$50 in value.

To answer your question, Springfield 1911's are very dependable.
I'm going to load a pic of it

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#3160119 - 02/11/13 06:55 PM Re: How much is it worth [Re: mathews338]
Nhill
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 Originally Posted By: mathews338
Sounds like decent price to me. Those things ain't cheap.


I bought a brand new Mil-Spec Springfield 1911 for $575 + shipping this past fall. That was a good deal though, most were going for about $650.

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#3160122 - 02/11/13 06:56 PM Re: How much is it worth [Re: danny1975]
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#3160156 - 02/11/13 07:13 PM Re: How much is it worth [Re: danny1975]
Nhill
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Based on the trigger and thumbsaftey, it looks like a loaded, and $800 isn't bad for the package.

However, the rear sight doesn't look like the one that would come on it.
I would get as much information from the seller as possible. Ask what model Springfield 1911 it is, and what mods that he has made.

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#3160161 - 02/11/13 07:15 PM Re: How much is it worth [Re: Nhill]
danny1975
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Ok thanks
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#3160173 - 02/11/13 07:22 PM Re: How much is it worth [Re: Nhill]
danny1975
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 Originally Posted By: Nhill
Based on the trigger and thumbsaftey, it looks like a loaded, and $800 isn't bad for the package.

However, the rear sight doesn't look like the one that would come on it.
I would get as much information from the seller as possible. Ask what model Springfield 1911 it is, and what mods that he has made.
I will. It's from a guy I work with and he and his wife just had a baby . Is the only reason he's wanting to get rid of it . I try to find some more on it .

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#3160181 - 02/11/13 07:27 PM Re: How much is it worth [Re: danny1975]
Kimberman
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Looks like a Springfield RO (range officer) to me. They are about 800$ new, so depending on what kind of holster + ammo, it sounds like an OK deal.
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#3160187 - 02/11/13 07:31 PM Re: How much is it worth [Re: Kimberman]
danny1975
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Ok . Thanks
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#3160194 - 02/11/13 07:41 PM Re: How much is it worth [Re: danny1975]
Nhill
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Yea, don't just take my word for this. I shopped them for a while this past fall, but I am no expert.
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#3160433 - 02/11/13 09:45 PM Re: How much is it worth [Re: Nhill]
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It does look like a Range Officer. I bought one last summer used for 750.00. Looks just like it.
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#3160448 - 02/11/13 09:52 PM Re: How much is it worth [Re: huntinman]
danny1975
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Ok . Thanks , didn't know to much about the Springfield 1911. All the info has been helpful .
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#3161170 - 02/12/13 01:56 PM Re: How much is it worth [Re: danny1975]
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Adjustable rear sight says Range Officer. $800 is high.
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