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 HOPKINS/ALLEN .45 Boot Pistol

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dbowling



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PostSubject: HOPKINS/ALLEN .45 Boot Pistol    October 5th 2016, 8:26 pm




I bought one of these in mint condition from my neighbor last year, it had been fired exactly 5 times.. he called me the other day and told me he had something to give to me, it is another one that's never been fired, has powder measure, ram rod and original shipping box from 1973.. these are neat little pistols and very accurate... he told me to do whatever I wanted with it so may sell it anyone know the actual value of one of these unfired w/original equip./box.. have seen them used for around 135-175 on auction sites..



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PostSubject: Re: HOPKINS/ALLEN .45 Boot Pistol    October 5th 2016, 8:28 pm

Sorry don't know why it did 2 sets of† pics..
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PostSubject: Re: HOPKINS/ALLEN .45 Boot Pistol    October 5th 2016, 8:33 pm

I'd start at $325. The under hammer guns, especially the old ones like this have grown in market value.
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PostSubject: Re: HOPKINS/ALLEN .45 Boot Pistol    October 5th 2016, 9:04 pm

John,
thanks didn't realize they were worth that much..
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PostSubject: Re: HOPKINS/ALLEN .45 Boot Pistol    October 5th 2016, 9:08 pm

I sold one earlier this year and got 250.00 for it.
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PostSubject: Re: HOPKINS/ALLEN .45 Boot Pistol    October 5th 2016, 9:13 pm

was it brand new unfired?
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PostSubject: Re: HOPKINS/ALLEN .45 Boot Pistol    October 5th 2016, 10:53 pm

No used. Good condition. Where I live not very popular item. I was surprised mine sold at that price. †I agree with John on the starting price.
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PostSubject: Re: HOPKINS/ALLEN .45 Boot Pistol    October 6th 2016, 8:11 am

$135 ? ... Heck, I'll buy it right now at that price.

I remember one member we had on here for a short time. He made custom underhammers from scratch. They were beautiful but expensive.

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PostSubject: Re: HOPKINS/ALLEN .45 Boot Pistol    October 6th 2016, 9:24 am

The underhammers tend to sit for a long time on internet sites' classified section.
As nice as some are, I have been surprised at the low prices.
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PostSubject: Re: HOPKINS/ALLEN .45 Boot Pistol    October 6th 2016, 11:51 am

cheers Very Happy Very Happy I got lucky selling mine, a club member happens to love underhammers. He wanted the .45 pistol to go with a .45 underhammer rifle he bought a few weeks earlier.†Very Happycheers
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