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Is this tranquilizer gun a collectible? We solve the mystery.Not every job entails investigating the pedigree of a wild animal-control tranquilizer gun, but that’s just your average day-in-the-life of a claim adjuster when it comes to contents.

In this month’s contents conundrum, an adjuster finds himself in the challenging position of having to assess the value of a stolen item: a much-coveted animal tranquilizer gun that the insured claimed was a collectible manufactured in the late 1950s with an estimated value between $4,500-$5,000.

But what do you do in the case of a stolen item that the insured claims is a unique collectible but has no photos or documentation? Our intrepid adjuster, admitting like most of us to having little-to-no knowledge of the collectibles market for wild animal-control tranquilizer guns, turned to a specialty contents claims service to help him solve this mystery as quickly and accurately as possible.

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