The C9-Series replaced the C-Series of Sheridan pellet rifles. This rifle is of early production made by Benjamin/Sheridan at the Racine WI. assembly plant. The C9-Series "Silver Streak" remained in production until 2010 and the "Blue Streak" until 2013.
The 50th Anniversary of Sheridan was commemorated with this Model C9PB in 1998. A limited number of 1700 were produced. The stock was inlaid with a special medallion and serial numbers all began with 5098.