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Offline jaxenro

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Signature Series
« on: November 08, 2017, 07:20:15 AM »
So what's the consensus on these as collectibles

1. Same as any other Italian revolver like Uberti
2. Premium over Italian revolvers but not like Colt 2nd generation
3. Same as Colt 2nd

I am thinking between 2 and 3 depending
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Re: Signature Series
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2017, 08:00:38 AM »
I'd say 2 but have heard a lot of bad about them. Certainly nowhere near a 2nd gen.

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Re: Signature Series
« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2017, 08:05:27 AM »
I'm not a collector of these, so maybe I shouldn't even comment but my thought would be that bullet point 2 is the most accurate of your statements. 

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Re: Signature Series
« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2017, 09:16:29 AM »
Just my 2 cents, but seems like the Sigs drop in value considerably after being fired or even turned and sans boxes and accessories. Since I shoot my repros and don't display them, Sigs would be wasted money and I would devalue them anyway.
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Re: Signature Series
« Reply #4 on: November 08, 2017, 10:21:05 AM »
I've looked hard at a bunch of Sig series Colts with purchasing in mind.   So far I haven't found one I'd pay the premium price for.  For me they are along the same lines of the Uberti and Pietta replicas,  Just more expensive.

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Re: Signature Series
« Reply #5 on: November 08, 2017, 10:39:52 AM »
Hi, IMO a replica BP revolver is for shooting. Even if Sam Colt signed the revolver himself, I would value the shootabilty over any cosmetic nonsense. Of course, collecting is one thing, but something only for purists, not shooters.

Why spend the money for something not original and something where there is a reluctance to shoot it?

Maybe I'm just an old ignorant BP revolver shooter where I can buy two or three shootable revolvers for a "signature" revolver.

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Re: Signature Series
« Reply #6 on: November 08, 2017, 11:03:39 AM »
I am obviously biased towards the 2nd Gens.  I've only owned 2 Sig Series guns. I got them in a lot with four 2nd Gens about 14 years ago.  I thought then that they were to pretty to shoot so I sold them.
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Re: Signature Series
« Reply #7 on: November 08, 2017, 12:06:45 PM »
I had one once before a 1862 "Trapper" with a 3.5"barrel it was really nice am looking at another one

The Trapper as far as I know was only made as a reproduction  in the signature series
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