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Old 07-12-2017, 07:12 PM
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Actually, it's a long way from new, but it is a very nice shooter grade. I wasn't really looking for a K-22, but ran across this one on a gun auction site. Serial # K1757xx, made in 1953. Ended up with it for $465.
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Old 07-12-2017, 07:35 PM
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Great deal in my opinion!
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My goodness, that certainly must not have been a very well attended auction site. That could have gone for near twice that amount!
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Verry nice Charlie, well bought.

What do you call that type of front site?
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Old 07-12-2017, 08:24 PM
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Nice price on a great gun. My bet is that your going to enjoy this find for a long time.
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It looks like a standard Patridge. Are there any inserts or beads? Can you post a closer view?
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Old 07-12-2017, 09:38 PM
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My goodness, that certainly must not have been a very well attended auction site. That could have gone for near twice that amount!
The gun was on GunBroker. When I look for a gun to buy, I look for a nice quality gun, not perfect. I thought I got lucky on this one.

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It looks like a standard Patridge. Are there any inserts or beads? Can you post a closer view?
Yep, standard Patridge front sight, no inserts or beads.
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"I thought I got lucky on this one. "
You get the understatement of the week award. Maybe for the month.

Way to go.
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If I were the seller, I would be sad. You got a great deal!
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Outstanding. Congrats.
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Nice buy. I keep telling you guys good deals are still out there. Just a few days ago I saw a nice shooter grade K22 go for $505 on GunBroker

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Like it. I have a model 17-4 and I certainly would not sell it for anywhere near that. If I had yours it would not be sold for anything close to what you paid. Great buy! Steve
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That's a great shooter!! good buy. Still deals out there to be had, I got myself a pretty nice Ruger mark2 in prefect condition a few months back at a good deal. I was only bidder with min. bid $176.00. Two days went by I couldn't believe no one else was going to bid on it. Pleasantly surprised at end, as I'm sure you were.
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...great deal...sometimes it seems you can slip through the cracks on an auction and get one of those one bid deals...I have...
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nice buy nice gun
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Actually, it's a long way from new, but it is a very nice shooter grade. I wasn't really looking for a K-22, but ran across this one on a gun auction site. Serial # K1757xx, made in 1953. Ended up with it for $465.
Glad that a Forum Member ended up with it. 1953 is my birth year. Was watching it myself. Did not bid high enough if I remember right. Then I bit the proverbial bullet, and went "BUY IT NOW" on a super nice 17-2. It was $550 though. 1964 on it. Bob
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Nice. Just about the same I paid for mine a year ago, shipped in 1952. Great shooter.
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Like it. I have a model 17-4 and I certainly would not sell it for anywhere near that. If I had yours it would not be sold for anything close to what you paid. Great buy! Steve
Love my 17-4 too. Bought it new in 1980 for $225. I think they make a nice pair.
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