Originally Posted by John_Deer
Colts were really over rated. Colt pistols were used in a lot of popular movies which generated a lot of demand. Several famous Generals carried custom made Colt pistols. Not a lot of people that made a living with a gun prefered Colt pistols.
they may be over rated, but they were still good pistols and they do command premium prices now. they wouldn't get those higher prices unless they were worth that price.
what is an item worth? whatever the market can stand and people are willing to pay.