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Trade: Soft Lt. Beige 554 for Soft 500-Photos

Started by Kenton K, February 28, 2015, 01:12:17 PM

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Quote from: WesternElectricBen on March 01, 2015, 12:18:47 AM
Quote from: WEBellSystemChristian on March 01, 2015, 12:05:58 AM
All soft 554 colors are hard to find to some degree. The hardest is said to be white, which I practically impossibly found one from '58 (all-dates-matching) with absolutely no fading. I even use its plastics as an example to compare with other with plastics to make sure they are a perfect white!
Really? I shouldn't be letting all of these white phones by.

I meant to say Soft white. I updated it after I forgot to mention the soft part. :-[
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Dennis Markham

Quote from: Kenton K on February 28, 2015, 10:31:40 PM
Dennis, is lt. beige particularly difficult to find, or is it all color 554s in general?

I can only speak from my experience.  Light Beige was one of the last colors I was able to obtain.  As mentioned White in soft plastic is another tough color.  But for me the toughest has been Dark Gray.  I still don't have that color and have been watching for a long time.  One of these days.  I don't know if they made a clear 554 but I've never had much interest in clear sets.