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#5756181 - 05/23/15 04:23 AM Merkel 303
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Looking at a Merkel 303 O/U 12 gauge. What is a good price? Very detailed engraving. Beautiful wood stock. Thoughts?

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#5756458 - 05/23/15 11:00 AM Re: Merkel 303 [Re: Ok_Waco]
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I doubt anyone on here has the knowledge to properly price that gun. I did a quick check here Guns International it seems they start at about $8500 and quickly go up.
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#5756827 - 05/23/15 06:53 PM Re: Merkel 303 [Re: Ok_Waco]
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Thanks.
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#5757586 - 05/24/15 01:42 PM Re: Merkel 303 [Re: nsmike]
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Originally Posted By: nsmike
I doubt anyone on here has the knowledge to properly price that gun. I did a quick check here Guns International it seems they start at about $8500 and quickly go up.


You assume a lot sir. Believe it or not there are probably several of us on here that own this gun.

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#5757598 - 05/24/15 01:51 PM Re: Merkel 303 [Re: Ok_Waco]
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Owning a high quality firearm and knowing the current value, in a thinly traded market, are two different things. With Merkels, when it was made, engraving pattern, and dimensions of the stock count a lot. I have a friend in the business and he'll tell you he can't say much without having it in his hands.
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#5757850 - 05/24/15 06:39 PM Re: Merkel 303 [Re: nsmike]
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Originally Posted By: nsmike
Owning a high quality firearm and knowing the current value, in a thinly traded market, are two different things. With Merkels, when it was made, engraving pattern, and dimensions of the stock count a lot. I have a friend in the business and he'll tell you he can't say much without having it in his hands.
true, even on lower cost weapons.
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#5758234 - 05/25/15 12:02 AM Re: Merkel 303 [Re: Ok_Waco]
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I did purchase it. Here are some pics.




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#5758242 - 05/25/15 12:12 AM Re: Merkel 303 [Re: Ok_Waco]
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Nice piece!
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#5758679 - 05/25/15 11:41 AM Re: Merkel 303 [Re: Ok_Waco]
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That's a very special gun congratulations.
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