6 years ago #1
Al
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My grandfather gave me his old Winchester Model 37 Steelbilt 12 gauge; no serial number. I was wondering if there is a way to find out what year it was made and what it's value is? (estimate for H.O. insurance purposes) He took great care of it and it is in excellent condition - no rust and shoots straight.

Thanks in advance!

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5 years ago #2
51mgb
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No real way to tell when it was made. Value is $100.00 if fair, up to $300.00 is excellent. As long as the butt plate is original and unbroken.

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5 years ago #3
<email>
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these are very good guns.i've looked all over the place tring to find a 12,16,and 20,i got the 410,
most guys tell you the book price but dont go by
that.these guns are starting to be worth some money,
guys that are in there 60s i meet at turkey shoots
tell me mine is worth 1000 to the right person,and i
have herd up to 5000 for a set,so hang on to it and
dont be fooled by later models that are A models.
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4 years ago #4
cody luckett
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3 years ago #5
NH
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The guy telling you that it's worth $100 is probably going to try and get you to sell it to him for that; don't be fooled. The Model 37 was made in the late 1930's and if in perfect condition can be worth over a $1000. I've owned 2 of them, both passed down by my grandfather. I sold one, in fair condition, for $450 over 3 years ago. The other I still own and I've been offered anywhere from $900-1100; it's mint. I'm going to hang onto it and pass it down to my daughter.

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2 years ago #6
Barry
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I'm wondering where you sold the Winchester 37 12 guage for $450.00.. Thanks

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2 years ago #7
Bert H.
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12-gauge Model 37 shotguns very seldom ever sell for more than $350. I frequently see them sell for under $250.

Now, if you are trying to find a high condition Mode 37 in 28-gauge or .410 bore, the values are significantly higher for them. On the value (desirability) scale, they rank as follows;

1. 28-gauge
2. .410 Bore
3. 20-gauge Youth model variation
4. 20-gauge
5. 16-gauge
6. 12-gauge

Bert H.

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2 years ago #8
timbo
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is this pump shotgum?

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2 years ago #9
Bert H.
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timbo wrote:
is this pump shotgum?


No... it is a single shot (break open) gun. The Ithaca Model 37 shotgun is a pump-action.

Bert H.
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2 years ago #10
Jerradb88
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I have the exact same model and have been offered $500 but it's just has too much sentimental value to sell for me and plus its a fun gun too shoot

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