This is just one guy's opinion, but commemmorative guns are tacky and a horrible investment.
Who is in the market for these things? Where do you find a guy who's got $2000 to waste on a "Richard Petty Commemmorative Winchester 94"?
This luger is sold by the American Historical Society for $3000!! You can buy a very excellent condition WWII genuine luger for way less than that.
Please enter my reservation for the Pour le Mérite (Blue Max) Luger(s). I understand that only 500 will be crafted worldwide. I will also receive a Certificate of Authenticity attesting to the edition limit, special Registry Number and the purity of the 24-Karat Gold.
Pour le Mérite (Blue Max) Luger —“One of 500”
Reserve charging a deposit of $195 per Luger to my credit card. Please charge or invoice the balance due prior to delivery . . .
in 10 monthly payments of $300, or in full.
Charge payment in full of $3,195 per firearm to my credit card.
Please charge the optional Walnut Display Case with locking glass lid, adding $179 to my order.
If I cancel my reservation prior to delivery I will receive a full refund, less a commissioning fee of $195.
I wish to reserve (Quantity) of the "Bruce Boxleitner Tribute," a working Winchester Model 94 Rifle, at the current issue price of $1,895.
Who would spend $3000 on a gun that if you shoot it you wear the gold off the side?
Point taken, but I did not really think it was possible to spam this particular forum.
Take a look that the other topics. Not exactly a bunch of Harvard professors debating quantum physics. Just a tad more casual.