THey arent exactly more expensive.. It all depends on the seller.. If someone asked me to sell my guitar, i would quote 29 thousand.. But someothers may sell it for 15 thiunkin that its old so its value may be downwards.. So it depends on the seller..
They are best suited for learners.. Its better not to go for it.. if you are thinking about a long term investment..
You can play Metal if you own a good processor.. You can ply Pink floyd stuff well on Kramers..
The Lord Giveth, And The Lord Taketh Away!!!