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When the limited production run of these was done a few years ago I wasnt quick enough to get one before they sold out. Ive been looking 'ont net' for a couple of years now with no luck. I know that this is a long shot, but, has anyone got one that they would be willing to sell me.

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Sparks want 1000 minimum order to re-run again. :evil:
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Good luck. I’ve been looking for 2 years and not found one yet.

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Hawaiis0 wrote:
Fri Dec 04, 2020 17:47
Sparks want 1000 minimum order to re-run again. :evil:
1000 X £50 = they shot themselves in the foot.

Makes you wonder how they covered the first batch! :?
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Same here, been looking out for one of these for ages. Having invested in the tooling you'd think Spark would want to get more back from their investment, but I can't see a wholesaler wanting to commit to 1000 units for their retail customers, especially in the current climate. I'm sticking with my 1:1 scale model for now, and fingers crossed for an eBay find one day when someone's clearing out their model collection!

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It crossed my mind that with Oliver W's untimely passing, awareness and interest in the 4 seat wedges is probably at it's highest for many years. Maybe Spark could be persuaded to release "Oliver Winterbottom Memorial Edition" models of the 3 cars, and reaching the 1000 model figure that way - i.e. 333.3 of each - (which does seem crazily high when they release 300 model limited editions of other cars).
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Funny how model fabrications will be passing actual build numbers. :lol:

Could an organised stream of enquiries by email to Spark trigger them to consider a re-run?

I like the idea of the Winterbottom Edition
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Hawaiis0 wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 13:00

Could an organised stream of enquiries by email to Spark trigger them to consider a re-run?

I like the idea of the Winterbottom Edition
Excellent idea! :idea: I've submitted an email via Spark's website:

https://www.sparkmodel.com/en/contact

I think the key to this will be if enough people show an interest...
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2 in the bag.

My pseudo 'I dont like you' email accounts will also be sending one or two later. :D :D
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Email request sent. :D :D :D :D
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Great initiative! I’ll add my email to the flood!

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Sent mine off to add to the list.
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A great initiative. Done!
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I'll come along for the ride, but I'll wait until the New Year before emailing them - Just to keep it on their radar.
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Good idea this one, I'll mail them as well in January.

Out of interest, did you just say "Please do a rerun of the S2219 Lotus Excel model" or how did you phrase it?

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