Join the queue my friend. They are a highly sought after model, even though the colour combination of the disco purple version wasn't a big seller when new.
Now the population of the earth and have heard rumours some humanoids in the Alpha Centauri system want one too.
You should be able to find a base to replace your battered red model as quite a few models carried that base casting for many years which you can paint into your required colour if you have to.
Ahh, if only victa had kept producing the thumblatch catcher series, they would be in better shape today!