tockeyhockey
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Old First Class Seats

Tue Apr 01, 2008 10:37 pm

does anyone know of a good source where i could buy old salvaged first class seats from retired jetliners?
 
soon7x7
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RE: Old First Class Seats

Wed Apr 02, 2008 3:38 pm

Look on ebay under 747, set was listed their the other day...also ebay .de(germany) many times lists Lufthansa leather seats. Also Boneyard2u, Lee King on ebay, he can obtain from Arizona Boneyards...j
 
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RE: Old First Class Seats

Wed Apr 02, 2008 8:36 pm

I just sold my DL 727 cloth/leather 1st class set last week....for 1/4 of what I paid for the 3 years ago...  Sad
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RE: Old First Class Seats

Thu Apr 03, 2008 12:13 am

Lufthansa sells seats:
http://www.lufthansa.com/online/port...tner?nodeid=1772339&l=en&cid=18002
No first class seats at the moment though. Plus, I don't know if they will sell outside of Europe.
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RE: Old First Class Seats

Thu Apr 03, 2008 4:33 am

When Mythbusters needs airliner seats, I think these are the folks they go to:
http://www.interface-av.com/

I'd start with thier sales department, tell 'em what you want, and why you want it, and see what they say.
I lift things up and put them down.
 
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RE: Old First Class Seats

Thu Apr 03, 2008 2:18 pm

What may be helpful for people is to tell us what is the average cost of these old seats? Can't be a whole lot, ¿no? I was interested in buying it as furniture for my balcony.
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tockeyhockey
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RE: Old First Class Seats

Thu Apr 03, 2008 3:32 pm

thanks guys.

i did a search and found a thread from a few years back but all the suggestions they gave were to talk to people who are out of business.

does anyone know if there are any surplus stores that might allow you to actually see what you are buying before you buy it? i'm thinking that maybe somewhere around an old boneyard or near a manufacturing facility there might be some old junkyard type of place.

my fear is that you can see the seats online, but you can't touch them or, more importantly, SMELL them!
 
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RE: Old First Class Seats

Thu Apr 03, 2008 7:57 pm



Quoting Tockeyhockey (Reply 6):

The best your going to is from Boneyards...the proprieters of the yards will gladly take pix for you...Ebay has from time to time what your looking for, also www.aicraftparts.com...you can place free want add...i put in call to two of my sources to see if they have them..if yes i will advise...gerard

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