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  1. Lucky13

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    Just snooping around on Amazon.com....

    Doras of the Galland Circus (Library of Eagles, Number 1) (Paperback), and there were five of them....
    Two for $669.94, one for $699.00 and two for $729.70!!!
    I mean, WHO would pay THAT amount, and WHO would expect to get THAT same amount for those books!!??

    :shock:
     
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    :shock:

    I thought you were kidding at first. Jeez....
     
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    Jan, you do get a free Dora - 9 with every copy. :D


    Actually it is a very rare book I think..
     
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    Yeah it's very hard to find, out of print, and like several others of its ilk, it goes for a premium on ebay.

    You CAN find it on some download sites however.
     
  5. Lucky13

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    Still.....$700! How many 1/48, 1/35 (1/32) or 1/72 kits is that? :lol:
     
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    :lol: A LOT :lol:
     
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    It must be one heck of book at only 74 pages long for that price. I could understand if it was signed by Galland but man....
     
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    just wait for the volume 2 Dora book by EE it will contain nearly all of the softback book.

    dang even with Gallands sig which I have several of I would never p;lay that kind of monies ........ pretty tarded they should know they will never sell them, but then again ................
     
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    Theres a sucker born every minute.........
     
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    ...and a bunch of new stuff too, including the FIFTH JV44 Dora 'Red 2',

    Vol 2 is less than 2 weeks from being available at Eagle Editions, for those that are keen, like me!, to get a copy!
     
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    Volume 1 is on the way. Looks like I'll have to get volume 2 also.

    ...but I draw the line well below $700. I saw copies of "Warplanes of the Third Reich" by Green on Amazon for 180 bucks and wouln't pay that either.
     
  13. Thorlifter

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    I heard a rumor in the ww2aircraft.net break room that the admins were going to get all the members with more than 1000 posts a copy of this book. I can't wait for mine!!!!
     
  14. Lucky13

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    Correction Thor, it's 5.000 posts!
     
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    Right! Making room on my shelves right now......
     
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    Spamming starts now!

    :lol:
     
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    But people with over 14,000 posts can afford their own.
     
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    Yea! So I got it good!
     
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    Thanks for the head-up, kgambit :)
     
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