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1 November 2006

New York Sun

The price of illegally acquired guns has been rising in the city since the mayor began his campaign against "the scourge of illegal guns" in January, a police source said. Many handguns are selling for about $200 more than they were, averaging about $700 to $1,000 apiece, the source said. Rifles are selling for about $300 more, averaging between $1,200 and $1,500, the source said. The black market for guns operates like any other market, experts said yesterday,... (GunPolicy.org)

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