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Answered 2004-01-09 22:34:56

Randall - There certainly are LeFevers that are valued in the thousands of dollars, and even into 5 figures, but not the Nitro Special. This was the company's utility gun. Top value with 98% original finish is about $400 according to my Standard Catalog of Firearms

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