Dave, relatively speaking of course.... ;D If it was the only one around when I had my cold sweats for one I would have probably paid that amount too. When you get on a mission, price is secondary!DaveD said:Well I was a crazy one! I paid $700 shipped for mine. It is a NIB 1999 model. It has pretty nice wood but not fancy. I just wanted it and at the time couldn't find them.