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#5041716 - 03/14/11 01:14 PM Sako Deluxe Vixen: Fair Market Value
CBinNH Offline
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I stumbled upon a Sako Vixen 222. It has blonde wood with rosewood endcaps. Barrel says L461 & Bofors Steel. Serial # in the 90K's. Blue is nice. Wood shows some small dings. The worst thing I see on it is the Sako recoil pad is a bit mashed. It has a Lyman All American 4 power on it too. I'd appreciate any input. If this is an improper question to ask here, I apologize moderator & will accept my flogging.


Edited by CBinNH (03/14/11 02:07 PM)

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#5042008 - 03/14/11 02:56 PM Re: Sako Deluxe Vixen: Fair Market Value [Re: CBinNH]
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I'll give you $500 for it...grin.

I really have no idea what its worth.

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#5042231 - 03/14/11 04:08 PM Re: Sako Deluxe Vixen: Fair Market Value [Re: DINK]
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Nice!!

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#5042318 - 03/14/11 04:44 PM Re: Sako Deluxe Vixen: Fair Market Value [Re: x2mosg]
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Scrapnel would probably be the best bet on here for real worth.

Myself I've been watching Vixens for over a year now, specifically .222's.

My .02 cents on yours 750-850.00 it would sell pretty quick. Most are asking 900-1100.00 and some bring that, but they seem to sit around for a long time. I don't know really a thing about the different variations and what's more desirable. I just want a nice one that I can also go shoot.

Don't think the scope really adds anything to yours, and they don't look like original rings either?


ps: I'll give you 501.00 smile
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#5042345 - 03/14/11 04:51 PM Re: Sako Deluxe Vixen: Fair Market Value [Re: cal74]
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Originally Posted By: cal74
My .02 cents on yours 750-850.00 it would sell pretty quick. Most are asking 900-1100.00 and some bring that, but they seem to sit around for a long time. I don't know really a thing about the different variations and what's more desirable. I just want a nice one that I can also go shoot.

Don't think the scope really adds anything to yours, and they don't look like original rings either?


Good advice... Also keep in mind that the pad is going to be a detraction but I agree the 750 to 800 area it should sell without having to sit on it for a long time.

The Borfus steel barrel is a plus...

Out of curosuity, what engraving is onthe floor plate. If it is other than the Antelope, it may help with value a little...
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#5042370 - 03/14/11 05:04 PM Re: Sako Deluxe Vixen: Fair Market Value [Re: Sako]
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#5042462 - 03/14/11 05:40 PM Re: Sako Deluxe Vixen: Fair Market Value [Re: Cruiser1]
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A couple of thoughts/questions come to mind.
Are you buying or selling. Are you a Sako Nut.

I am a Sako nut. I've owned three vixens in 222. As well as heavy barreled 223, a couple of 243's and 257 bob in L579.

I purchased my L461 vixen varmint at retail about 10 years ago and paid $850. It was pristine, probably never had been fired.

I just picked up a riihimaki 222 pre-461 Sako in 222. Paid $900.
Neither were a deluxe.

I've sold several in the last year or so. Went between $850 and $1k. they were heavy barreled varmints, neither were deluxes.
I'd say anywhere from $900 to $1,100.
You might take a look at gunbroker, gunsamerica etc. and see what they are bringing there.
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#5042520 - 03/14/11 06:02 PM Re: Sako Deluxe Vixen: Fair Market Value [Re: geedubya]
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You guys are messing with my $500 offer... grin

Dink

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#5042792 - 03/14/11 07:25 PM Re: Sako Deluxe Vixen: Fair Market Value [Re: DINK]
CBinNH Offline
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The rings/base look to be Redfield, the floorplate has what look like acorns engraved on it. The l461 is on the receiver, not the barrel.

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#5042797 - 03/14/11 07:27 PM Re: Sako Deluxe Vixen: Fair Market Value [Re: DINK]
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of course we are!

might even go behind your back and offer $510 in a PM.
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