Browning Hi-Power wasn't the most expensive when I bought it more than 20 years ago. I think I paid around $400.00 for it. It's probably worth close to twice that now, not counting the Crimson Trace grips.
"You'll not stand out in any way. Your entire image is crafted to leave no lasting impression on anyone you encounter. You're a rumor, recognizable only as deja vu, and dismissed just as quickly. " - Zed