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Boyerracing343 05-01-2011 06:47 PM

Looking for information about handguns
The other day an older friend dropped by and dropped off two hand guns to see if i was interested in purchasing them off of him. I have done a little bit of research but i was wondering if you guys could help me out with this. He hasn't stated any prices, and asked me to tell him what i consider them being worth. By no means am I trying to snag these off of him for a low ball price but i also do not want to pay too much at the same time. Just looking to make a reasonable deal with a family friend.

Gun #1 - Mauser-Werke A.G. Oberndorf a.N.
Mod. HSc Kal. 7.65mm

Has a marking near trigger guard that says WaA135

Boyerracing343 05-01-2011 06:48 PM

Gun #2 Hi-Standard Model H-B Serial # 279988 .22 cal

This gun is the guys son's gun, but he asked me to hold on to it after i clean it up so it will be in a safe place and out of harms way.

Browning Arms Company Morgan, Utah & Montreal P.Q
Made in Belgium Cal. 9 m/m P

armsmaster270 05-01-2011 11:05 PM

First is a mauser HSC

Boyerracing343 05-01-2011 11:25 PM

I know this, but thank you.

danf_fl 05-01-2011 11:54 PM

If you have a Gander Mountain, Wal-Mart, Books-a-Million, you may want to look at their guide on gun values. That should give you a fair price range.

JonM 05-01-2011 11:58 PM

the mauser hsc due to the waa135 means its possibly german nazi regime issue. value is hard to determine based on pics but my guess is its 85-90% with the blue book from 2 years back listing it as 475-350$ IF it is a nazi gun. lots of nazi arms have been parted together with post wartime production.

the high standard is in kinda rough condition there appears to be some rust on the barrel nd at some point someone ruined the front sight by paintng it. while it does have the box that would only really matter trying to get full 100% value. based on the pics i would rate it at 80-70% 225-185$

the hi-power is impossible to value without really good pics of all markings and the full serial number. there were and still are so many varients its hard to determine otherwise.

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