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Something very special for sale…

Rohrbaugh R9 Elite – Serial No. R2225.  This is the SECOND R9 Elite ever made, as evidenced by Eric Rohrbaugh’s initals and “#2” on the outer box.  I’m sure Eric will corroborate my story.   ;)  This R9 was presented to me in appreciation for my efforts with the Rohrbaugh forum in August 2007.

Included in the sale:

R9 Elite R2225
2 factory magazines
VZ Grips G-10 grips in “rosewood” color (shown on gun) with extra grip screws and Allen wrench
Original factory G-10 grips
Extra recoil spring
All paperwork, including owner’s manual, disassembly manual, safety lock instruction insert, and original “Made in U.S.A.” red hang tag
Original cable lock
Original plastic factory box
Original outer cardboard box, with labels and ECR initials
K&D Holsters Pocket Defender pocket holster— in black Herman Oak Leather with genuine stingray trim

For those who don’t recall, I was one of the original partners in K&D Holsters, along with Kevin Manley.  K&D was one of the big suppliers of Rohrbaugh holsters in the early years.

This gun is in pristine condition, but has been fired.  I would estimate about 20 rounds only.  No functional problems.

It is very difficult for me to value this gun—it is a piece of history, and one of a handful of Elite guns produced.  With all the original parts and packaging, this is a great collector’s piece.  As much as I love Rohrbaugh guns, I am just not a gun collector.

The rules of the forum have required a price for any item listed for sale.  However, this is a unique item, and the rules don’t really apply to me.  ;)  I invoke forum admin privileges this time around.  I don’t know how much to sell this for, although I am sure the price is north of $1,500.   If you are a seriously interested buyer, please send me an email at duane-at-daiker.net.  If I get any offers I will consider them over the next few days, or a week, and then make a decision.  However, I have a "buy it now" price in mind that will trigger an immediate acceptance.  That price may or may not be reasonable, I don't know!  ;D

Thanks for looking!  Duane (DDGator)

















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Re: Special Item for Sale: R9 Elite #2225 (second Elite ever produced)
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2017, 06:02:19 AM »
Damn SEXY.  GLWS

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Re: Special Item for Sale: R9 Elite #2225 (second Elite ever produced)
« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2017, 07:24:23 AM »
Duane,

Very sorry to see you selling this. Hope you are able to find a nice home for it.

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Re: Special Item for Sale: R9 Elite #2225 (second Elite ever produced)
« Reply #3 on: February 18, 2017, 10:54:41 AM »
Duane,

Very sorry to see you selling this. Hope you are able to find a nice home for it.

Ryan

Thanks, Ryan.  Like I said, I am really not a collector.  I would rather see someone else have it, and now seems to be the time.  I have gotten so much out of the Rohrbaugh experience that goes way beyond a gun or other "collectible."   :)
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Re: Special Item for Sale: R9 Elite #2225 (second Elite ever produced)
« Reply #4 on: February 18, 2017, 08:56:29 PM »
I took my time making that one Duane. I hope someone here gives it a nice home. LOL - I remember putting that #2 on the box and initialing it. Ha haa. . . . .  Good stuff for sure and fun times there.

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Re: Special Item for Sale: R9 Elite #2225 (second Elite ever produced)
« Reply #5 on: February 18, 2017, 09:00:07 PM »
Beautiful, elegant, gun & a nice piece of history there.
Having a gun in your hand is much more effective than having the entire police department on the phone!

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Re: Special Item for Sale: R9 Elite #2225 (second Elite ever produced)
« Reply #6 on: February 19, 2017, 10:19:50 AM »

Sale pending to one of the usual suspects.   ;)

I'll let him choose to reveal the details or not. 

Thanks!

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Re: Special Item for Sale: R9 Elite #2225 (second Elite ever produced)
« Reply #7 on: February 19, 2017, 10:26:29 AM »
Cgs. 

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Re: Special Item for Sale: R9 Elite #2225 (second Elite ever produced)
« Reply #8 on: February 19, 2017, 05:47:41 PM »
Congrats to both!  I can't help but wonder if #1 and #2 will soon be reunited.  ;)

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Re: Special Item for Sale: R9 Elite #2225 (second Elite ever produced)
« Reply #9 on: February 19, 2017, 11:06:01 PM »
It wasn't me this time. Quite tempted though. Glad someone here picked it up.

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Re: Special Item for Sale: R9 Elite #2225 (second Elite ever produced)
« Reply #10 on: February 20, 2017, 01:03:41 AM »
Yea,congrats to the new owner! Sorry to see anyone sell their pup,but I know the feeling.
That sure is a purty pup! I never did get any of the elite model as I always liked the Farmy model!😎
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Re: Special Item for Sale: R9 Elite #2225 (second Elite ever produced)
« Reply #11 on: February 20, 2017, 08:51:17 AM »
Not me either...but I was tempted, real tempted. Congrats to the new owner. It is a beautiful piece of Rohrbaugh history.
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Re: Special Item for Sale: R9 Elite #2225 (second Elite ever produced)
« Reply #12 on: April 01, 2017, 04:45:37 PM »
Whoever picked this up I suspect did very well.
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