I sold an F9-E for $250 on Audiogon a couple of years ago; not a Ruby but standard. But it all depends on if there is a buyer who wants one when you have one to sell; prices can vary widely.
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OK. I confess. After a year of cartridge-buying abstinence, I just bought a Grace Ruby for $500. I don't know whether I overpaid or not. But, in mint condition in the original box, they don't exactly grow on trees, as my mom used to say. Once you decide what to pay, you will then have to find one. It took me about a year.
I've used a Grace F9E as my primary cartridge since 1979. I purchased it originally as the non-ruby version, upgraded it with a ruby stylus several years later, and had it retipped/rebuilt by Soundsmith in 2010 (the $250 option Mr. Ledermann offers). To my ears, Mr. Ledermann's work made an outstanding cartridge even better, the change being particularly evident in the treble region on piano notes. I have no desire to explore other cartridges in the foreseeable future.
The $500 Lew paid for a mint-in-box Ruby, assuming it is truly in that condition, strikes me as reasonably consistent with prices I have seen these things go for. Obviously, one that is well used will be worth considerably less.
Hey Lew, enjoy!