Holy Grail Pre-Ban Claridge Family Collection Hi-Tec C-9 NIB Collector

SOLD FOR: $3530

WOA#: WY220727GC013

Our Assessment: ONLY A FEW LEFT!!!  Get ready for a top-of-the-line collector’s piece, folks, because we’ve got a true Hollywood legend here: the Claridge Hi-Tec family of guns C-9. This is the one firearm in all of firearms history that deserves a spot on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. No other unique gun has been featured in more movies than this beauty, with its futuristic design that just screams “cool.” These Claridge firearms were made famous in movies like Planet of the Apes featuring Mark Wahlberg, Point Blank featuring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Against the Law, Iron Man 2, Firefly, Direct Hit, Assassins featuring Sylvester Stallone and Antonio Banderas, and Once Upon a Time in Mexico featuring Banderas. This gun has been held by some of the biggest names in Hollywood, and now it can be yours.

Now, this Claridge is NEW IN BOX, given to us straight from the Claridge Family Collection themselves, and let me tell you, these are the VERY LAST of their stock. This is the C-9 configuration, the carbine configuration of the Claridges, and it’s in test fired-only new condition, an extremely rare find.  It’s a time capsule example, a true collector’s item that only a handful of collectors will ever get their hands on. And if you’re one of those collectors, then you know what I’m talking about. This gun is for you, my friend. And here’s the kicker: this example comes complete with the original numbers-matching box.

These Claridge firearms will soon have their very own display here at the Cody Firearms Museum at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, making this C-9 an even more sought-after piece for collectors. With pre-ban military weapons on the rise and being hoarded by collectors, don’t let this opportunity to own a piece of Hollywood and firearms history pass you by.

So if you’re looking to take your collection to the next level, if you want to own a piece of movie history that could be right at home in the hands of Han Solo or Captain Kirk, then this Claridge Hi-Tec C-9 is the gun for you. And with the pre-ban military weapons market hotter than ever, you won’t want to miss out on this very desirable C-9 for your collection before it’s gone forever.   Best of luck, folks, and happy bidding!

Make: Claridge

Model: C-9

Serial Number: C900151

Year of Manufacture: 1990-1993

Caliber: 9mm Nato

Action Type: Closed Bolt, Semi-Automatic, Blowback

Markings: The left side of the frame is marked “CLARIDGE HI-TEC ™ C900151”. The right side of the receiver is marked “9mm NATO PAT.PEND NORTHRIDGE. CA. U.S.A.” Butt Pad is marked “PRESENTATION MODEL Pachmayr WHITE LINE”.

Barrel Length: 16.5”

Sights / Optics: The front sight is an adjustable hooded pin sight. The rear sight is an adjustable aperture sight.

Stock Configuration & Condition: Tubular Stainless Steel forged one piece lower integral with the pistol grip and trigger guard.  Magazine is fed through the pistol grip.  Charging handle on the upper left side and bolt catch. Upper receiver is anodized Stainless steel with wood stock and handguard configured in the Fish Belly profile for better control. The LOP measures 15.75 from the front of the trigger to the back of the fixed buttstock. The stock rates in Excellent condition.  There are chips or cracks or any handling wear.

Magazine Quantity & Condition: 1 16 rd steel 9mm magazine

Type of Finish: Black, Anodized, Walnut Wood

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion in the bore.

Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 99.9% of its metal finish. The markings are crisp. Overall, this rifle rates in about Excellent condition. All Claridge items sold through us are NIB.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. Telescoping bolt cloned after the SA-VZ23 submachine gun. We did not fire this handgun. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: Claridge Hi-Tec Factory Box & Manual, Take Down Tool, Sight Adjustment Tool, Total of one magazine.

Holy Grail Pre-Ban Claridge Family Collection Hi-Tec C-9 NIB Collector
Holy Grail Pre-Ban Claridge Family Collection Hi-Tec C-9 NIB Collector