Classic and Vintage Bicycles: Whats it Worth? Appraisals. Use this subforum for all requests as to "How much is this vintage bike worth?"Do NOT try to sell it in here, use the Marketplaces.

1963 Peugeot PX-8

Old 02-17-13, 07:47 PM
Senior Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Central CT USA
Posts: 653

Bikes: 1991 Tomassini Prestige 1973 Raliegh Supercourse, 1975 Panasonic Sport Deluxe, 1983 Fuji S-12, 1975 Motobecane Mirage, 1983 Motobecane Super Mirage 1999 Trek 930 1989 Trek 930 ,

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 3 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 1 Time in 1 Post
1963 Peugeot PX-8

Is this really worth 6 bills?
IknowURider is offline  
Old 02-17-13, 07:53 PM
Senior Member
bargainguy's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Trekland
Posts: 2,233
Mentioned: 19 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 516 Post(s)
Liked 303 Times in 187 Posts
Not in my book, and especially not with bad tires, but what do I know? I'm certainly not a collector.

I've never understood the fascination with certain pre-bike boom French bikes unless we're talking Alex Singer, Rene Herse etc.
bargainguy is offline  
Old 02-17-13, 08:19 PM
Thrifty Bill
wrk101's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Mountains of Western NC
Posts: 23,523

Bikes: 86 Katakura Silk, 87 Prologue X2, 88 Cimarron LE, 1975 Sekai 4000 Professional, 73 Paramount, plus more

Mentioned: 96 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1236 Post(s)
Liked 963 Times in 628 Posts
6 $20 bills.
wrk101 is offline  
Old 02-17-13, 09:02 PM
Constant tinkerer
FastJake's Avatar
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Wisconsin
Posts: 7,954
Mentioned: 2 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 185 Post(s)
Liked 92 Times in 75 Posts
I don't see a PX. I see a lower end Peugeot in rough condition. Does appear to be from the 1960s though. I'd go $100 on it.
FastJake is offline  
Old 02-17-13, 10:04 PM
Senior Member
jyl's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Portland OR
Posts: 7,639

Bikes: 61 Bianchi Specialissima 71 Peugeot G50 7? P'geot PX10 74 Raleigh GranSport 75 P'geot UO8 78? Raleigh Team Pro 82 P'geot PSV 86 P'geot PX 91 Bridgestone MB0 92 B'stone XO1 97 Rans VRex 92 Cannondale R1000 94 B'stone MB5 97 Vitus 997

Mentioned: 146 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 392 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 49 Times in 31 Posts
Speedy holiday sale - good luck.
jyl is offline  
Old 02-18-13, 06:22 AM
Vello Kombi, baby
Poguemahone's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Je suis ici
Posts: 5,188

Bikes: 1973 Eisentraut; 1970s Richard Sachs; 1978 Alfio Bonnano; 1967 Peugeot PX10

Mentioned: 6 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 80 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 14 Times in 13 Posts
Seller is hoping to catch a collector. Two problems: CL generally doesn't net many (read: one to none), and those it does will want to pay less. Expect to see this ad for a long time-- there's a couple of them on my local CLs that have been running for nearly a year now (a Raleigh and a Moulton, both seriously overpriced). And a third problem: collectors willing to pay a lot of kale tend to know exactly what they are looking at.

At about 200$ or so bike would likely sell. If the seller wants 600 for that bike, they'll need to go onto the bay, and even there it's uncertain.
"It's always darkest right before it goes completely black"

Waste your money! Buy my comic book!
Poguemahone is offline  
Old 02-18-13, 06:42 AM
Senior Member
G1nko's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Glastonbury, CT
Posts: 171
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
That bike has been for sale since July '12. I offered the seller $250 for the bike and they told me to pound sand. The bike is also up on eBay. The price of the bike goes up to $600 then it'll go down to $500 then it'll go back up.

At one point, the price on the eBay auction went a little too low - hubby and wifey weren't communicating price-wise - and I pointed out to wifey I could buy the bike on eBay, decline the shipping, and come pick it up and by the time they paid eBay auction fees on the listing and on the shipping, they'd be netting only $275 so why not take the $250 I initially offered her? She politely again told me to go pound sand and promptly raised the eBay price to it's current stratospheric level.

They have an unrealistic idea of what the bike is worth and are unwilling to negotiate even slightly on the price. The bike's been on the market for over 8 months at between $500 and $600. The couple has several bikes on eBay and on New Haven CL and they're all overpriced and they've all been up for sale for months.

Oh, one more thing: given eBay's current auction prices, you're gonna be shelling out another $75-100 to replace the broken Soubitez taillight.

Last edited by G1nko; 02-18-13 at 06:47 AM.
G1nko is offline  
Related Topics
Thread Starter
Last Post
Classic & Vintage
09-01-22 01:56 AM
Classic & Vintage
07-02-18 07:24 AM
Road Cycling
02-03-14 10:09 PM
Classic & Vintage
01-07-14 01:34 PM
Classic and Vintage Bicycles: Whats it Worth? Appraisals.
05-06-13 10:22 PM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service -

Copyright © 2024 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.