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"True, but the principle is the same, that of someone attempting to use their desires and/or beliefs to dictate how another will use his own property."
Tell me how else I am supposed to interpret this. It seems to me to be pretty plain. By expressing my beliefs, you apparently believe that I am somehow attempting to dictate how other people can use their own property; that is my interpretation of what you said, and it flatly contradicts what I have said several times earlier. I believe that is a very obvious interpretation. What's more, I think it is fairly obvious that you are the one who is deliberately misconstruing things.
As to why they are so valuable, look at the last link in my original post, the one with the shutters hacksawed off and glued to a wooden film holder. See the one in the middle? The one that belongs to the Voigtlander Bergheil? The lens in that shutter is better than the one in your modern HDR camera -- MUCH better. It is probably either a Heliar or a Heliomar. Voightlander doesn't offer those lens options anymore because almost nobody can afford them. They are legendary.
BTW, Voigtlander still makes folding cameras. A new Voigtlander folding Bessa will cost you about $4,000. The lens that comes on it is a Skopar (not even close to as good as a Heliar). If you look in my scrap gallery, you will see two Voigtlander Bessa R rangefinder cameras that I restored. One has a Heliar and one has a Heliomar; either one of those will cost you about $2,500 plus the cost of restoration.