I'm going to chime in and mention I like my DB9 for carry.
From your "bucket list" however:
My preference would the Glock 26.
I enjoy my time on the range when I have the gen 4, 19 in my hand. Glocks are reliable IMO and just handle well for me.
"And I saw heaven opened, and behold a white horse; and he that sat upon him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he doth judge and make war." ~ Revelation 19:11