Yeah, I would pay for a horse like him. He seems to be priced in the right range, especially if that is what you orginally paid for him. Bashkir Curlies, and even crosses, are not really cheap. We paid $1200 for my Bashkir Curly X Arabian mare as a unbroke five year old seven years ago.
Shaneequah, 1998 gaited Bashkir CurlyxArab mare
Treyue, 1999 3-gaited Icelandic gelding
Loki, 2001-2015 Icelandic gelding