Women's B-17 sale

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  1. Micdrow

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    Stumbled across this, This is one sale I wish my wife could have purchased for me for Christmas.


    Enjoy Micdrow :lol:
     

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    :lol:

    Great find!
     
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    :shock: thats cool!
     
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    I wonder what year that came out, and what $250,000 would be worth today...
     
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    I believe last year the B-17G Fuddy Duddy was sold for around 3.2 to 3.5 million.

    Micdrow
     
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    prolly 1945-47 maybe
     
  7. syscom3

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    B17's were built untill 1945.

    If it was a war bond tour (read the fine print) it would have been 1943 or early 1944.

    Once the B29's were in production, the govt wasnt eager to buy new B17's.
     
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    Good job Blackwolf!
     
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    If it was 1943 it would be $2,913,294.80 according to this site...

    AIER - Cost of Living Calculator
     
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    but really you're only buying the war bonds? advertisers :lol:
     
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    well once you got it......... what would you do with it??
    keep it at the local airport?
     
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