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Fwb300su Valuation Ideas

Discussion in 'Vintage collectable airguns' started by Kevin2306, Jan 16, 2020.

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    Anyone give me a steer on how much a decent FWB300su are fetching.
    I’ve had it a while, lovely condition and has recently been fully serviced by Dave Price using all original FWB service items.
    Only thinking of selling as I only tend to use my ProSport.

    Regards

    Kev
     
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    I think you should be looking at a starting point of around £450, and maybe drop a little if you have to as the market is a little slow at the moment...

    Get some decent pics up, be honest with your description and although they are a little niche, i'm sure it will sell if the condition is good and people can see that in the pics.

    Bob
     
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    I sold a later model SU early last year for£375. In superb condition and like yours with a recent service with genuine FWB parts. I have seen standard 300's advertised for £450 recently. Try £450 with possible negotiation.

    John :)
     
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    hi
    whats the difference please between the 300su and the 300s as in my avatar?
    thanks
    julian
     
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    From memory I think the "U" stands for universal making the stock ambidextrous.
    If I'm mistaken I'm sure someone will be on to correct me.
     
  6. robs5230

    robs5230 леший

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    The su has an adjustable cheek piece (for height) and the forend of the stock is longer than the S and stippled.

    I say the SU is more desireable than the S due to the stock. They share the exact same action.

    Prices are difficult to peg.
    I've had my 300s advertised briefly recently as I just don't shoot it.
    Mine is totally mechanically overhauled with new parts. The metalwork has had a full chemical reblack and the stock has been restored. (parts and labour for the restoration costing about £250). In essence, mine is a 46 year old "brand new" rifle.
    I got no interest at £400.

    The only advice is try an advert at what you want and consider you may either have to drop or not sell.

    They're not so much a collectors rifle, more than a superbly built and perfoming rifle, still able to achieve the results they did back in the 70's. Mine will match any PCP from a bench, though I shoot mine scoped.
     
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    They rarely fetch more than £350 I am afraid. Superb rifles in their day, but superseded now by more modern offerings.
     
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    I'd agree (£350) with you there...but only if it's "healthy" & doesn't need a reseal....the other thing to take in to account is what comes with it...some accessories can add up to quite a bit...:up:
     
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    thanks for that. i did notice the fore end looked different. i have a 150, a 300 and a 300s. i love them :thumb:
     
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    I’d say a regular 300S in decent nick is £250-300ish.

    But an SU, especially in that condition, is definitely a £450 rifle. There are thousands of 300Ses around. Far fewer SUs.
     
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    thanks yes i can see that now.
     
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    i would love to own it. pm me please (cos i don't know how to pm lol)
     
  14. Wofty

    Wofty 'This is the way'

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    I paid 400 for an absolute serviced minter.
    Best 400 notes I've spent.
     
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    I got no interest in my fully restored 300S at £300 and finally let it go for £250.

    It all depends if someone wants it that badly but it’s quite a niche market. I’d say start at £350 but expect to get nearer £300.
     
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    I (very) recently bought back my old 300SU...fully serviced/cased/lot's of accessories...inc. a variable iris to fit on the diopter that retail for around £100.....I paid £400.:)
     

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