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Anyone know anything about the value of a 1970's Peugeot?

Old 03-12-13, 12:55 PM
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Anyone know anything about the value of a 1970's Peugeot?

Hi,
I have a Peugeot Mafac Racer that I aquired in the late 70's. I've been told it's worth something but no one can give me even a ballpark figure. It's in rough shape regarding the tires, seat, etc. (things that deteriorate) but the frame is in good condition and to my knowledge has never been damaged. Is there anyone out there who could give me any idea of what I have?

Thanks so much,
Eileen
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Old 03-12-13, 01:21 PM
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You might consider looking on eBay or Craigslist to get an idea of what they might be fetching!

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Mafac racer is a brand of brake, not a Peugeot model. Take pics if you want to know more, but 99% of the Peugeots out there from that era are UO8s.

Strange that people can tell you its worth something, but not be able to tell you how much. Makes me question their knowledge.

Sounds like a project, buyers want bikes ready to ride (fresh cables, tires, etc.). People who buy projects (like me) expect a hefty discount for the added work.

Where you live, and your marketing skills, are probably 3/4 of the bike's "value".

If you don't want to bother taking pics, just search this section of the forum, as Peugeots come up every few weeks. Of course, part of the marketing mentioned above is being able to take high quality pics. I love buying bikes with no pics as buyers have no imagination, so it = discount.

Its all about the model, the condition, and the presentation. Everyone sees what a PX10 can go for (top of the line Peugeot) and they assume their entry level bike has similar value. It doesn't. Now if you happen to have a PX10, sure, there's quite a bit of value there (1 Peugeot out of 1000 is a PX10).

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Old 03-12-13, 03:14 PM
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If it's a mixte, a woman's step through frame, it is worth more than a man's model. No gender equity here.
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Depends what it is, and the condition.

I'm going to assume it's a UO-8 needing an overhaul (99% of 1970s Peugeots fall into this category) so my guess would be about $50-75. If you post pictures we can help you more.
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Thank you for your comments everyone! I really appreciate it. I will post some pictures and see if you can tell me more.
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classic question ... here's your classic answer ... whatever you can get for it
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