You're paying a premium price for a premium product , fairly straight forward. However he has to mark up the product's price to continue making amps and support himself and employes, at least in my opinion there's absolutely nothing wrong with that. If you have to mark the price to provide, so be it.
Right, and so do those other top contenders. This is why IMO it's overpriced comparatively.
Set the price at whatever you want, if people pay it, so be it.
But claiming ends are just being met and it's to stay afloat is speculation.
For all we know Alex has a garage full of Ferrari's.