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knuckleballer
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Myrtle Beach, SC
Member since Jul 2012
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What's a better "investment" collectible gun or guitar?

I enjoy both. I haven't researched at all yet. Looking for my c-mas/ end of year mad money gift. Ill use, enjoy, and hold on to either. Which generally holds value/ appreciates more?


wickowick
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Head of Island
Member since Dec 2006
27504 posts

re: What's a better "investment" collectible gun or guitar?
High end English side by sides or over under shoguns hold their value very well. Slightly used. No idea on guitars...


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Gaston
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Dirty Coast
Member since Aug 2008
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re: What's a better "investment" collectible gun or guitar?
I don't think there's margin in either one, unless you have bro deal on either. It's like classic cars. It just depends on what's popular when you go to sell it. If you pay high dollar for a rare SG (Gibson) it matters both the market when you bought it and the market when you sell it. If you have a great feel for what isn't popular now but may be in the future then you're in business.


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Chad504boy
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Five Oh Four
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re: What's a better "investment" collectible gun or guitar?
Just look for best deal on either


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TigerRealtor
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Member since Sep 2013
153 posts

re: What's a better "investment" collectible gun or guitar?
I'm not sure what holds it's value better, but my goal in life is to own a 1957 les paul gold top.


Blakely Bimbo
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Member since Dec 2010
1183 posts

re: What's a better "investment" collectible gun or guitar?
My son has a late 70's Les Paul. He loves that guitar.


barry
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re: What's a better "investment" collectible gun or guitar?
if you play, you'll be able to enjoy a vintage guitar a lot more.


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Mr.Perfect
Louisiana
Member since Mar 2013
7209 posts

re: What's a better "investment" collectible gun or guitar?
I just recently lost about 15 great shotguns and an old strat in a house fire.

So there is a risk of total lost. Add in the cost of insurance to your expected appreciation. Might make it a long term neutral investment.

Buy a CD


wickowick
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Head of Island
Member since Dec 2006
27504 posts

re: What's a better "investment" collectible gun or guitar?
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Add in the cost of insurance to your expected appreciation


You can get insurance for your guns through Eastern Insurance.

They specialize in firearms, offer worldwide all risk protection. The minimum yearly premium is $125 and covers up to $35k in firearms. In addition no appraisals are needed on the guns unless a gun is valued over $10k. Because I live in a flood zone flood coverage is excluded from the policy.
This post was edited on 12/7 at 10:00 am


Mr.Perfect
Louisiana
Member since Mar 2013
7209 posts

re: What's a better "investment" collectible gun or guitar?
I'm definitely gonna look into this


wickowick
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Head of Island
Member since Dec 2006
27504 posts

re: What's a better "investment" collectible gun or guitar?
Yep, I don't want guns or jewelry on a homeowner's policy. Things tend to happen to these items and I don't want to have a claim on my homeowners's only to have my rates jacked up on my house...


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