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Old 04-16-2017, 03:39 PM
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What's a 5" PPC with box and everything going for now days? I know they aren't as rare as the Super 9 but value has to be about the same.
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I'd like to know, too, as I have a PPC9, practically unfired, but is a 6".

This were not common guns, as sold to LEOs only on agency letterhead...I had a 5" as well, but sold it years ago to buy two 952 models...then, the PPC9 was so little known that I barely covered my purchase cost when selling it.
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It isn't simple to nail down a firm price, but the single largest market place for PC guns is Gunbroker. The very TOP prices on PC guns come from the established, high feedback sellers that have a slew of great pictures and open their auctions at one cent, no reserve.

A 5" PPC-9 with original box, all papers and in high condition but not NIB/mint is likely going to sell no lower than around $2,800. High end would depend on who wants it that night. $3,500 isn't impossible.

Everything else being equal? 6" long slide higher, and not a little higher... significantly higher.

The 952 pistols always seem to be in demand the most, but the 952 was a catalog item. The PPC-9 in comparison was far more difficult to get.

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I've watched these for a few years. All else being equal, a PC gun opened at one cent/no reserve gets WAY more interest than a similar offering at a high open price. And also... HIDDEN RESERVE auctions just squash interest. People hate them.
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Oh heck, I forgot to mention...

Super 9 was brought in to the discussion. Super 9 is an ultra-cool pistol and if you have one, you have a pretty neat and rare item. But it was not a Performance Center gun. Cool factor is high, but the Super 9 isn't built to the standard of a PPC-9. The PPC-9 is top grade.
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I don't believe you can run an "auction" here on the forum, but how do selling prices compare to Gunbroker for a fixed price?

I have zero feedback on Gunbroker, and was going to give the PPC9 to James D Julia for auction due to that...my Will specifies all my collectibles be given to them, just to relieve the burden on my executor...

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Oh heck, I forgot to mention...

Super 9 was brought in to the discussion. Super 9 is an ultra-cool pistol and if you have one, you have a pretty neat and rare item. But it was not a Performance Center gun. Cool factor is high, but the Super 9 isn't built to the standard of a PPC-9. The PPC-9 is top grade.
I'll second that.

I love Super 9's (obviously) and they are ultra cool and rare, but they are production guns not Performance Center guns. I would put the Super 9's build quality a notch above your typical 3rd gen, but not near what you get from the Performance Center (my only PC example is an early LEW 945).

Speaking of Super 9's, I received a letter from Lew Horton this weekend and attached it to the Super 9 thread.

5906 “Super 9” Information
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