What are they worth?

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  1. Koerlin

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    I have complete original technical drawing and assembly drawings for a B-17 and B-29. Two very thick volumes with every nut, bolt and wire that went into these aircraft. Does anybody have any idea of there value? I am thinking about maybe selling them.
     
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    I'd try to go with an auction if I were you, it's hard to say how valuable they are until you could acertain a demand.

    Now you say they are two thick volumes - how thick are we talking? The reason why I ask is because I seen a complete set of Constellation and P-3/ Electra drawings and each aircraft would full a small room.
     
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    Joe is correct, its very hard to judge but some B-17 manuals go for around 900 to1300 dollars depending on condition. Ebay link to a manual thats for sale by some one.

    1943 WW II Boeing B-17 Bomber Maintenance Manual - eBay (item 390105409020 end time Nov-11-09 16:17:48 PST)
     
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    About 8 years ago I paid about 300 pounds for a full set of 8 manuals for a B-24 all in mint condition. It cost almost as much to ship them from the States lol
     
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