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The MK Falcon: The Time Has Come

Discussion in 'Classifieds' started by MK, Apr 1, 2008.

  1. Way back in 2003 I became so dissatisfied with my store bought Maltese Falcon prop that I decided to do something about it. The bad birds floating around Hollywood and on E-bay were so inaccurate to the point I just couldn't settle for a poorly done knock off. Most people never notice how far off these birds are from the real dingus. Ignorance truly is bliss in this case. Those with less discerning are content with their cheap plaster birds that only in a broad sense look like the treasure Bogart was after. There was no joy for me because I am a crazy about details. Therefore I could live with the bad bird no longer. I sculpted and molded a correct dingus. The MK Falcon was born. More about it here: http://www.thegoldenera.net/Falcon.html

    Since I was going to all the trouble and expense, I chose to let other members of our club partake in my obsession for a proper black bird. I did a short run. Since that time no one has yet to create a dingus of this quality and most of the lucky folks that got them in 2003 haven't been willing to part with theirs. People have been PMing and E-mailing ever since urging me to do another run. There is a thread with a lot of chat about this: http://www.thefedoralounge.com/showthread.php?t=23433 I said one day there will be a blue moon and it will come to pass.

    Well ladies and gentlemen, it is a blue moon. The mold has come out of storage and falcons are being made. Once there done, they are done. The mold goes back under raps (Kind of like the crate that holds the Ark of The Covenant at the end of Raiders of the Lost Ark).

    This is a Fedora Lounge exclusive. I am only offering these to our members. The public will not likely ever have this chance. Strike now while the iron is hot. Don't bother saying "put me on the list". The way you secure a MK Falcon is to paypal the funds to mk@fedoralounge.com.

    The dingus is $225 + $12 for UPS shipping (USA) and handling. Right now they are one per member. I will begin shipping the birds at the end of the week. I respectfully ask that you never copy or allow your falcon to be copied as long as you own it. Lets keep it special.

    Thanks guys for your patience and persistence. The day has come. The race is on!

    The List:

    Marlin Fan
    Indiana MarkVII
    John in Covina

  2. Money sent!

    Now to nervously pace the floor until it arrives. :eusa_clap
  3. "Doc" Devereux

    "Doc" Devereux One Too Many

    So how many are in the edition, or is there a time limit on ordering?
  4. scotrace

    scotrace Head Bartender Staff Member

    You are coming between me and my iPhone, Boss. :)
  5. PADDY

    PADDY I'll Lock Up Bartender

    Now if I had two...

    ...Great bookends! how much did you say was in my Bartender's Account?
  6. Marlin Fan

    Marlin Fan Familiar Face

    Money sent for one bird!! Under what conditions can I buy a second??
  7. MMarsden

    MMarsden New in Town

    Money sent from me as well. Now all I have to suffer through is the wait.
  8. .

    Thanks guys.

    I am hoping to package them like I did in '03 with Chinese newspaper.
  9. Decobelle

    Decobelle One of the Regulars

    Thank you MK.
  10. I'll be ordering this Friday evening, due to lack of funds at this time. I hope that won't be too late.

  11. Boodles

    Boodles A-List Customer

    Mr MK

    Paypal is on the way.
  12. flylot74

    flylot74 One of the Regulars

    After several aborted attempts, funds have been dispatched!

    ....now I'm watching this pot of water trying to boil.......
  13. jake_fink

    jake_fink Call Me a Cab

    Will it be delivered by a dying seaman?
  14. AlanC

    AlanC My Mail is Forwarded Here

    ^I think that may cost extra.
  15. Decodence

    Decodence A-List Customer

    Eagerly awaiting the arrival of mine.
  16. JEEP

    JEEP Practically Family

    Sad for me that a new run is being made just now - as I am totally and utterly broke at the moment [huh]

  17. hails

    hails New in Town

    I just made payment. Please send me an email to confirm receipt of payment and order.
  18. .

    Sorry Hans. I am out of the office until Monday.

    Birds flying the coup soon!

    EDIT: I just checked paypal, Hans. Fear not. You are in.
  19. .

    There is a young feller hanging aroung my place in a trench coat and a fedora.

    What could it mean?

  20. Payment sent.

    Payment just sent. I hope it is on time for this second run. I've been wanting one of these for years.

    Jeep, if there are any left, do you want a loan so you can get one? I'll offer to pay for it, if MK will allow, and have him ship directly to you. You just pay me back when you can. I see you on COW more than I visit here.


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