Value of a Bicentenial "Liberty" 10/22 w/Walnut De

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It is in about 95%, but has a Tasco scope mounted on it. The scope appears to have a great field of vision though and is of a larger diameter. It has a walnut deluxe checkered stock, pre-marking with metal butt plate. I can post some pix here shortly. Private sale/purchase.
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BlkHawk73

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Where as it's used and not a complete 100% package, I see maybe an extra 10-25 for the "liberty aspect but not much else. Those that desire/collect these marked guns want the minty clean ones. JMO, which has been wrong once or twice before. ;)
 

dla2331

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Blkhawk, Would you be willing to give a $$ amount of such a gun's worth? I have one for sale that belongs to my hunting buddy. Thanks
 
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Frankenankle, Does it look like this?
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These are still available as a deluxe walnut stock 10/22DSP with MSRP of $355. Dealer cost about $240 + shipping.
If you compare your 'Liberty" model to these, I would rather have your older model than a new one if in very good condition. The Liberty adds some extra value to some, me included, just because it is a rarer variation that will not be made again, and it symbolizes something special about our great nation, on what I consider one of the best brands in the world.
So, If I was buying I'd expect to pay in the $300 range, scope adds nothing to value, just a plus if that is one the buyer wants. If I was selling I'd list at least $400.
For comparison there is one for sale here locally made in 1985 with the deluxe walnut stock, a Weaver scope with the oblong bell housing, almost perfect blueing, a few handling marks on the wood. So I would rate it 97%. It is listed for $320, no box or paperwork.
Add an extra $25 - $40 for the liberty marking and you have a starting price. JMHO of course.
BTW - welcome to the forum.
 
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