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Author Topic: large model plane collection up for auction  (Read 786 times)
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« on: November 27, 2009, 10:02 AM »

Ok so they aren't kites, but no doubt there would be some neat stuff

Mr. Lachat’s collection – which he keeps in a two-bay garage-barn, an attic and a large room in his home – comprises well over 600 completed planes (some made of pine and dating back to the World War II era) and about 500 more that he bought but never assembled. Those are still in the original boxes but the seals have been broken. “I had to look inside to make sure they had all the parts he explained.

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« Reply #1 on: November 27, 2009, 06:22 PM »

Wow, it would be fun just to attend!
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« Reply #2 on: November 27, 2009, 06:34 PM »

if i was in the $ I would be there!

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« Reply #3 on: November 30, 2009, 05:15 PM »

I use to work with Dick Sarpolus at J & J Industries in New Jersey back in the early 1970's.  I am still in touch with Dick, and I would love to attend this sale to search for any kits my him or J & J...LOL


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