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Collectors Gallery in Stoneham

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by eglock72, Aug 10, 2018.

  1. eglock72

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    I was just on there web site and the owner Jack Gallagher has passed away very sad. Was a great guy to buy guns from over the years.RIP!!!!!
     

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  2. Mike Stanton

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    Very sad.

    Bought a few great antiques there.

    Is the business continuing ?
     
  3. Lxpony

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    Great store . Havent been there in years.
     
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    Was just in there yesterday to purchase.
    Very sad to hear this news. Jack was always good to deal with.. Prayers sent.
     
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    Very sad! Great guy. Jack will be missed.
     
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    Jack was great I bought a lot of guns from him. He was a good guy.
     
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    Wow. RIP. Good guy.
    I went there most often than 4 seasons where I was around the area. Fair deals no nonsense. Too bad.
     
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    Jack was a good guy. Always enjoyed dealing with him. R.I.P. Jack.
     
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    Great guy, always treated me fairly too. Anyone know what happened? I looked for an obit but couldn't find anything.

    They are having a tax free weekend sale this weekend, here's the info:


    Sales Tax Holiday Weekend Sale

    10% off pre-owned guns
    (excluding some consignments)

    Sale starts NOW

    Deposits taken for pickup
    Saturday and Sunday to qualify for no sales tax

    Special Sunday hours 8:00 - Noon
     
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    Holy moly! I was in there on Tuesday, and Jack was behind the counter as normal. Always a welcoming smile on his face when you walk in the door.
     
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    I stopped by yesterday; they were closed, with a sign in the window announcing a “family matter” or “family emergency.” I’m sorry to hear about his passing.

    It was business as usual when I went back today, though.
     
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    Jack loved his garden and cooking. He taught me about souse vide. Great guy.
     
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    I bought most of my guns there

    Very sad he was a great guy.

    I didn't have money to pay my rent one month and he lended me the money.

    I was going there tommorow to take a look around I was on there web site looking at there used guns this morning and didn't see that post on the web site then.
     
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    I remember when he and his brother took over the business from the previous owner in the days the shop was further up the street. Jack was a nice guy and was always helpful. I bought a ton of stuff from them.
     
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    How sad. I've known Jack for almost 20 years. In a very competitive business like firearms it's hard to find a guy like Jack. He will be missed. R.I.P.
     
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    Always liked that place,the sheep would be lined up for hours at 4$easons,but plenty of room to shop at Collectors.

    Haven't been there in years though.always was paranoid of dropping my keys down the storm drain when I parked on the street,and oddly enough Jack told me more than one person did in fact do that.
     
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    So sad. Great guy. So is his brother Bill. He will be missed.
     
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    Horrible news. I bought a Ruger P89 and a Henry lever rifle from them. Jack was always very nice and a pleasure to do business with. RIP.
     
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    One of my favorite stores. Sad news, RIP.
     
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    Very sad to here this. They are my favorite shop and Jack was always a great guy.
     
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    Haven't been there in years (my fault, not theirs) and used to love poking around upstairs in the loft.
    Jack serviced our Community for decades.
    RIP.
     
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    Saw Jack Wednesday when I went in after work and talked to him for 15 minutes all seemed fine. Went back Friday morning and heard the news, I was completely floored.

    RIP Jack
     
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    RIP Jack.
     
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    Nice guy bought a gun or two from them.
     
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    i'd be in every couple of weeks, i live 1 1/2 mi away. never saw this coming, he looked the same and seemed himself. i didn't read this whole thread or an obit. heart attack? where it was so sudden. jeez, what a blow to the local gun community.
     
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    Same story here. Grew up one town over. Bought my first rifle from CCG. He was the nicest of the crew over the years. Good man, RIP.
     
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    bought my first gun there, a GEN2 G23 in the early 90's
     
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    2 of the last 3 times I went into his shop, I bought a gun from the loft. Each time I was just looking around, had nothing in particular in mind. Jack was a great guy, I certainly will miss him.

    I sent a condolence message to the shop and Bill responded today with a thanks.
     
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    I bought a Marlin 60 yesterday for $139, and I've bought a bunch from there over the years. Carl, at 4 seasons, has gotten the lion's share of my business over the last 15 years, followed by CCGGuns. Great guys in both establishments.
     
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    Bought several firearms there, as I work pretty close by. Great guy, always friendly and up for a chat. One of my favorite places in MA.

    Sad news indeed, RIP Jack.
     
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