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Old Mar 16, 2015, 02:28 PM
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Original Graupner Electra Kit

Hello,

My wife's father passed away a couple of years back and this unused kit has been gathering dust so we thought it's about time we found out if this is of any interest to someone.

The kit looks like it's from the 50s or 60s and includes a 31 page booklet in German and English and even the original glue and lacquer.

What's the best way to find a good home for this kit?

Rob
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Old Mar 16, 2015, 05:10 PM
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It was still in the Graupner 1960 catalog but dates back to the early fifties, first as a plan and later in kit form. Not a kit collector myself but this should go at least 500€ on ebay Germany even though the box is not pristine, there's still serious kit collecting in Deutschland altough the fabulous high prices have gone.
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Old Mar 17, 2015, 06:39 AM
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500 Euros to sit on some collector's shelf....what a shame
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Old Mar 17, 2015, 07:57 AM
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The "Electra" kit was available in the 1956 SEMO catalogue, as was also a separate plans set (5 sheets) as an option.
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Old Apr 13, 2015, 11:23 AM
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Hi Rob,
I am very interested in the Elektra kit, as it was the plane that inspired my lifelong addiction to RC flying. I first saw it flown at the age of 7 , it belonged to a collegue of my father, but no matter how much I begged my father to build one, it was way out of the financial scope at the time.... Even nowadays I'am not able to spend 500 EUR on it, but in case it has not found a new home in the meantime drop me a Private Message (PM) here in the Forum or let me know if you put in on ebay ... in any case thanks for sharingthe nice photos

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