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WW2 German flare gun & holster


Screamingeagles101

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Screamingeagles101

Hello, I have an opportunity to buy this flare gun from a thrift shop. It was apparently some guys grandfathers. His grandfather fought in Hurtgen Forest with the 28th infantry division in 1944. Taking this with a grain of salt. However, I am interested in the gun. Maybe you can tell me if it’s legit and it’s value..?

 

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Its real....as for value they are a interesting item and Hard sell at times.Maybe $285 in my area if you really have to have one.I see some sites ask more but they dont sell typically

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Screamingeagles101

Its real....as for value they are a interesting item and Hard sell at times.Maybe $285 in my area if you really have to have one.I see some sites ask more but they dont sell typically

Thank you!

 

 

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Brian Keith

Try to get the full name/story on the vet. The holster adds a lot to the value, true history does also. Flair guns are cool and not likely to be banned.

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Maybe worth 6K?........mike

Always looking for and buying 50's era 11th Airborne/ 187th ARCT/ 82nd Airborne tac mark painted jump helmets!

 

 

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That appears to be a very very rare DDay used flare gun. It certainly was probably used in Normandy, so please make them a FAIR offer!!!

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Are you guys sure it's not worth $1,375?

In memory of S/Sgt. Paul Nigrini

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Beller's Crew - "The Black Widow"

MIA November 21, 1943

New Guinea

 

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Well the holster says found in France, so it is obviously a DDay used item. That puts the value at least 2000 percent above a regular used flare gun.

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Jumpin Jack

The flare pistol is a hard sell. Good price is $150. for the pistol, but the real value is with the holster. I have no idea what current values would be for this as a group

purchase.

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