This is one of the most desired and sought after models in the Model 179 Spittin Image series of guns made by Daisy. The Texas Rangers set was made in 1973, and included specially decorated matched pistols in a red box insert with western scene on front.
Each set included a booklet telling of the history of the Texas Rangers. I had over twenty of these Daisy Model 179 guns mostly like new boxed, many different variations. This set of guns is missing the round stars and emblems of the Texas Rangers normally found on the grips of these guns. This is a documented factory variation and much harder to find than the correct guns. I have since talked to two other collectors that verified this set.
It would require a swap of the grips or enlarge the holes at the emblems and machine the Daisy bullseye emblems down to accept the round star emblems which are larger in diameter to make these like the usual sets. These were handled a little by previous owner(s). Who could resist taking the guns from the box to examine them? There is a fine scratch on the barrel of one gun right next to the loader lever.
Many guns have these marks casused by the lever rubbing against the barrel. This mark is very fine, see the detailed picture. The box has a dimpled right front corner, shown in the photos, two front corners are taped, and some other shelf wear.Includes the original Texas Rangers booklet shown and two other booklets that came in the box. Message me if you would like additional pictures or have any questions.
The last picture shows how this set looked in a vintage catalog. Package will be well cushioned in an oversized box and fully insured. The item "VINTAGE DAISY MODEL 5679 TEXAS RANGERS BOXED SET BB GUNS (PISTOLS) NEAR MINT" is in sale since Sunday, September 13, 2020.This item is in the category "Sporting Goods\Outdoor Sports\Air Guns & Slingshots\BBs & Pellets". The seller is "ramair" and is located in Louisville, Kentucky. This item can be shipped to United States.