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#6488718 - 10/10/16 12:24 AM Colt King Cobra 357 magnum 6" blue version
Dupi Offline
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I am new to revolver and need you guy help. Can someone please tell me what my Colt king cobra value? The gun shot less than 100 rounds and basically almost new. My dad gave it to me and we still looking for the paper and box at his house.

I will try to add pic from my phone but don't seem to be working.

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#6488719 - 10/10/16 12:24 AM Re: Colt King Cobra 357 magnum 6" blue version [Re: Dupi]
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Thank you in advance

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#6488980 - 10/10/16 09:56 AM Re: Colt King Cobra 357 magnum 6" blue version [Re: Dupi]
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Those snakes are commanding pretty good money these days. I'd check Gunbroker's completed auctions, and see what they're selling for.

If you can find the original box and paperwork, it will only help add to the value. Beautiful revolver!
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#6489003 - 10/10/16 10:20 AM Re: Colt King Cobra 357 magnum 6" blue version [Re: Dupi]
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Couldn't tell you the value but keep it either way, especially if your dad gave it to you. The snake guns are really cool and only going up in value.
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#6489012 - 10/10/16 10:28 AM Re: Colt King Cobra 357 magnum 6" blue version [Re: Dupi]
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Kinda off the subject, I picked up a 4" Blued .357 COLT PYTHON about a year a half ago for $900.00 from a retired cop! Also serial number dated it 1961. All origin and and in very good condition! grin
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#6489072 - 10/10/16 11:12 AM Re: Colt King Cobra 357 magnum 6" blue version [Re: Dupi]
Dupi Offline
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Nice tony!! Thanks Rex and Janie. Yea I am keeping the revolver for sure just want to know more detail. Never shot a revolver before was tempted test it out but it going back to the safe.

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#6489105 - 10/10/16 11:33 AM Re: Colt King Cobra 357 magnum 6" blue version [Re: Dupi]
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I've seen them go from 8-900 all the way up to around 3500. Depending on condition and what it came with would determine if I shot it. I got an extremely clean all original python that I shoot probably shouldn't but what's a gun for to just sit.

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#6489266 - 10/10/16 01:50 PM Re: Colt King Cobra 357 magnum 6" blue version [Re: Dupi]
Dupi Offline
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I am with you Jhenderson. I don't like to buy have a gun that I don't get to shoot. I probably take it out this weekend with my wife and empty a box or 2.

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#6489270 - 10/10/16 01:53 PM Re: Colt King Cobra 357 magnum 6" blue version [Re: Dupi]
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Originally Posted By: Dupi
I am with you Jhenderson. I don't like to buy have a gun that I don't get to shoot. I probably take it out this weekend with my wife and empty a box or 2.


Shoot it, unless it has zero shots or 5000 through it, the value isn't going to change much in your situation. They are really fun guns to shoot.
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#6489532 - 10/10/16 04:28 PM Re: Colt King Cobra 357 magnum 6" blue version [Re: Dupi]
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1,000-1,500 yours looks in very nice condition
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#6489577 - 10/10/16 05:03 PM Re: Colt King Cobra 357 magnum 6" blue version [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Originally Posted By: Buzzsaw
1,000-1,500 yours looks in very nice condition


X2 on the value. If it was mine, and I felt the need to shoot it, I would shoot 38s and leave the 357s for a different unloader. These 'snake guns' are all increasing in value at an alarming rate. If it was mine, I would carefully clean it and keep my eye out for the box and original grips. Congratulations on your new Colt!
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#6489630 - 10/10/16 05:42 PM Re: Colt King Cobra 357 magnum 6" blue version [Re: Dupi]
Dupi Offline
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Thanks buzz and ricks. I will keep looking for the box and paper work. As of now I will keep it in the safe. Thank you all for your help

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