Since it is so complicated here in germany to obtain a firearm, on ehas to plan this ahead of time. But sometime one does get lucky und it alway pays out to keep the local gunsmith warm. I stopped by my gunsmith yesterday on my way to the range (it was a really shi..y day at the range), to buy some ammo. I asked him, if he by chance had something interesting on stock for me, since I am looking for a new pistol. He went into his gun chamber, came back with a white card board box and opend it. When the box was opened, a beautyfull Sig Sauer P226 was in there in a fantastic condition. Hardly shot, as he said. My question: "What`s the price?" Answer and question: "350,- Euro (That would be $ 500,-). Should I put your name in the box?" My Answer after smiling at my wife: "Hell yes!" It will be a while untill I can get it, since I have to wait for the permissions, but since I always buy my ammo at that gunsmith, he dosn`t really care how long it will take for me to buy it. It`s mine........... I checked the prices here in germany on a online auction plattform. They are sold for approx. Euro 400,- (crappy condition) to approx. 1000 Euro.