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Interesting Items On Ebay Lately

Sat Jul 22, 2006 2:06 pm

Recently, I have been coming across some very interesting aviation artifacts on ebay. I understand these sort of items (primarily seats) are on the marketplace everyday, but some of them have really caught my attention. Not sure if I can afford any of them, but it's worth a look! Very cool!

AUTHENTIC BRITISH AIRWAYS CONCORDE SEAT-21 OF 500 SEATS

TWA L-1011 FLIGHT ATTENDANT JUMP SEAT

B727 FLIGHT ATTENDANT BAR / MEAL CART

Airplane Seats, Airline Seats, Home Theater Seats

TWA L-1011 COACH SEATS

Plently more I'd like to point out that are hidden in the listings... Perhaps if you come across something of interest, go ahead and share it in this thread!
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RE: Interesting Items On Ebay Lately

Sat Jul 22, 2006 11:12 pm

In the late 1980s there used to be a store in Denver called Factory Surplus and he was selling airplane seats from the 60s for $100.00 for three. I guess I missed my chance. I thought $100 was to high! Guess I was wrong.

I think $300 plus is rather stiff. I would think that there are mountains of airplane seats lying around and that the scrap value would be close to nothing. About how many passenger planes are scrapped or converted in frieghters every year? Do they reuse seats? I can't imagine demand being all that high either. I am sure plenty of people would want them, but not enought to outpace the supply.
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RE: Interesting Items On Ebay Lately

Sun Jul 23, 2006 2:23 am

I bought a set of 4 747 airplane seats off of Ebay, for $300. It certainly adds to my airplane themed room.  Smile

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RE: Interesting Items On Ebay Lately

Sun Jul 23, 2006 2:56 am

Quoting Longhornmaniac (Reply 2):
I bought a set of 4 747 airplane seats off of Ebay, for $300. It certainly adds to my airplane themed room.

 laughing  So your chat up line now? 'Come to my cabin..'  rotf 

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RE: Interesting Items On Ebay Lately

Sun Jul 23, 2006 6:59 am

Quoting EWS (Reply 3):
So your chat up line now? 'Come to my cabin

Or " want to join me in my imaginary mile high club"

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RE: Interesting Items On Ebay Lately

Sun Jul 23, 2006 7:47 am

A while back I saw some old runway lights from PDX up for sale on ebay. They were pretty cheap, but what would someone do with old runway lights?

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RE: Interesting Items On Ebay Lately

Sun Jul 23, 2006 6:09 pm

mood lighting for his cabin?  Wink
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RE: Interesting Items On Ebay Lately

Mon Jul 24, 2006 5:21 am

Quoting FightingDingo (Reply 5):
but what would someone do with old runway lights?

You could put them out in your yard for walkway lights. If you found them too bright you could figure out a way to run a lower wattage/voltage bulb in them. I think that would be cool!
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RE: Interesting Items On Ebay Lately

Tue Jul 25, 2006 1:49 am

I got an AA galley cart last year for around $100 with shipping. I also got a pair of awesome VS economy seats from a 747 (also $100 with shipping). You can see pics here (http://community.webshots.com/album/430480911EcHvcS) and here (http://community.webshots.com/album/441750694uqlTGW).

That Concorde seat is awesome, but for $6,600, I think I'll pass.

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Wed Jul 26, 2006 2:30 am

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Thu Jul 27, 2006 3:38 am

Quoting Aviacentre (Reply 9):
Up for grabs right now:

BOEING B-52 STRATOFORTRESS COCKPIT

That is bit stiff for what you get. Last year a friend of mine was negoating for a B-52 simulator. The guy wanted $50,000 and my buddy wanted to give him $38,000. because transport was rather high. The guy wouldn't budge. So no deal. But that would have been cool. It was operational and everything.
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RE: Interesting Items On Ebay Lately

Thu Jul 27, 2006 5:02 am

Quoting Aviacentre (Reply 9):
Airport for sale upstate NY

Wow! The airport is only US$325 000. thats practicaly nothing considering some cars cost more than that.  boggled 
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Thu Aug 03, 2006 12:55 pm

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RE: Interesting Items On Ebay Lately

Fri Aug 04, 2006 8:13 am

Quoting YYZflyer (Reply 11):

And so do some houses!! (and not particulay big ones!)

When i get me own house (when im old enough) im totally going to buy some aircraft seats for it!!

Theres some awesome stuff on ebay like flight decks and stuff and its amazing really!

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RE: Interesting Items On Ebay Lately

Fri Aug 04, 2006 5:22 pm

here's a nice bargin only £40,000
decommissioned harrier jump jet
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Decommissioned...sPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem
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