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Posted - 10/16/2006 :  8:08:45 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I have a High Standard High Sierra. It's 9 shots with an 6 1/2" octagon bbl adjustable sights with an extra cylindar in .22WMR. It has a gold tone grip frame and wood grips in a presentation case from High Standard. It is in very good shape at least 99% finish. I can't seem to find anything on this. Does it have any value?

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Posted - 10/16/2006 :  8:36:33 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Welcome to the forum. The last year's Blue Book gives the gun a value of $355 in 98% condition. (pistol $270 + $40 for presentation case + $45 for combination model) If it has adjustable sights add another $25. This is supposed to be retail but prices vary from region to region in the US.

Edited by - Herschel on 10/16/2006 8:40:18 PM
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Posted - 10/16/2006 :  8:52:53 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
high standard revolvers are sleepers that are experiencing a comeback. if you have a gun that if in nice condition , will bring in what our fellow poster posted.

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Posted - 10/16/2006 :  9:51:36 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
had one years ago, think it was called high sierra deluxe, shot good with lr cylinder, no good with mag, i do like the old hs revolvers in all steel rather than aluminum....enjoy
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Posted - 10/17/2006 :  12:27:11 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by bobski

high standard revolvers are sleepers that are experiencing a comeback. if you have a gun that if in nice condition , will bring in what our fellow poster posted.

Plus some most probably if it is in 99%.

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Posted - 10/17/2006 :  05:29:22 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hello kwclark,

The High Sierra had a 7" barrel (measured from the face of the cylinder to the other end of the barrel).

If the barrel is the original length, you have quite a find. The cased versions of this revolver were cataloged during the first two years of teh twelve years this pistol was in production and because of a "name the gun" contest, the early ones were not marked "HIGH SIERRA". I would estimate the value at just over $400. This years Blue Book added $5. to the base price given by Herschel.

John Stimson, Jr.
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