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I found a 38-55 CB at a gun show tonight. Used not perfect slight ding in the forearm left side little nicks on the stock slight scratch on the left side of the receiver. But still a very nice rifle. Whats it worth. The dealer has always treated me more than fair. He said he just got it and need to figure out what he's has in it. Another guy tried to tell me they only made 1500 of them, I find that hard to believe. But I don't know anything about them.
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Re: Wat is a 38-55 worth

What did the dealer want for it?
 

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Re: Wat is a 38-55 worth

They are worth 600 to 800 bucks depending on what condition they are in. Some people pay more.
 

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Re: Wat is a 38-55 worth

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They are worth 600 to 800 bucks depending on what condition they are in. Some people pay more.
I had guessed about $700.00. He said he didn't know what he had in it yet and he'd give me first chance at it. Is there anyway to stop this madness? I can't stop buying these things.
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close to 100.00 dollars on a good day.the smile the 38-55 leaves every time you fire it is priceless. neat old caliber in a fine rifle.
 

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I'm going to have to trade some stuff off to get it if it's in a reasonable price range. Whoever had it before had a scope mounted on it. The rear sight is in the box hammer extension is still on as well as the scope mount. Looks kinda funny on that gun. I'll let you know how I turn out.
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So far, my 38-55 has been more accurate than my 375 with everything I have run thru them. If I was selling mine, it would be worth 12-1400, trying to buy another, I'd hope for 3-400. ;) ;D DP
 

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One thing for sure is they are not going to get cheaper lol. From what I understand the 38-55 Was not made very long so the 1500 or less could be correct. Plus they were made before Remington had anything to do with Marlin which is another HUGE plus from everything I have read.
 

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if you can get the 38-55 for the price you said I don't think you could go wrong. I wouldn't take twice that for mine.
 

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Going to see what he wants. I've been thinking over the weekend if I get it I need brass, dies bullets. I have everything I need for a 45-70 and could likely get into one for less money. Just depends on what he wants. I guessing it's going to be out of my price range.
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Called the guy today to see if he decided what he wanted. Said he didn't know I wanted it sold it for $700.00. I would have had to trade but I'd a gave that. Oh well guess I'll be a 45-70CB Marlington test pilot.
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