Colt was never known for having the best DA trigger. S&W has the best across the board IMO.
I have never seen a Python go out of time and I've been shooting and hunting with them since 1979. I own 3.
But yes, a lot of it is the finite supply, the name, and the sexy looks. I just love them and think they are worth it. So does my son. Different strokes for different folks.