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Started by Stephen Furley, August 04, 2009, 05:42:30 PM

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WEBellSystemChristian

Quote from: TelePlay on July 16, 2016, 12:53:58 PM
Up for view is this old not WE but AE crafted with a small paint brush and several different paints. Fast, cheap and hideous.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Antique-BELL-SYSTEM-Custom-Painted-Hippy-Rotary-Dial-Phone-NOT-WORKING-ART-DECO-/122047327932

Cheap, yet strangely overpriced!!! :o
Christian Petterson

"Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right" -Henry Ford

poplar1

Handset and maybe dial are AE, but mounting is WE or NE.
"C'est pas une restauration, c'est une rénovation."--François Martin.

Contempra

Good evening all ... Every time I see a phone, here or elsewhere as the person is placed a pot of grass, a very colorful phone or phone turned into lamp, it pisses me off .I wonder what they have in their brain moron to do this kind of thing. It's very ugly to see a phone that time is fucked well and look disgusting. There is nothing like a beautiful phone again to the original
Denis

WEBellSystemChristian

Quote from: Contempra on July 16, 2016, 08:38:51 PM
Good evening all ... Every time I see a phone, here or elsewhere as the person is placed a pot of grass, a very colorful phone or phone turned into lamp, it pisses me off .I wonder what they have in their brain moron to do this kind of thing. It's very ugly to see a phone that time is f***ed well and look disgusting. There is nothing like a beautiful phone again to the original
I can agree with that!
Christian Petterson

"Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right" -Henry Ford

19and41

they should do that treatment to their car.  It would kill a lot more time.
"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."
— Arthur C. Clarke

zaphod01

This one made my eyes hurt...

"Things are never so bad they can't be made worse." - Humphrey Bogart

Contempra

Denis

Fabius

Buy that phone and you'll find yourself behind the 8 ball with your fellow collectors.
Tom Vaughn
La Porte, Indiana
ATCA Past President
ATCA #765
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mentalstampede

At least they used a cheesy repro to make this and didn't mess up a nice original phone.


Quote from: zaphod01 on July 24, 2016, 09:50:17 AM
This one made my eyes hurt...
My name is Kenn, and I like telephones.

"Progress isn't made by early risers. It's made by lazy men trying to find easier ways to do something." --Robert Heinlein

andre_janew

Some die hard pool player will probably get that one!

19and41

Quote from: andre_janew on July 24, 2016, 04:21:25 PM
Some die hard pool player will probably get that one!

Both figuratively and literally!
"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."
— Arthur C. Clarke

Contempra

Quote from: Fabius on July 24, 2016, 01:25:52 PM
Buy that phone and you'll find yourself behind the 8 ball with your fellow collectors.


If your message is for me , nope ! , i won't buy that phone at all . sorry and i don't play pool... :P
Denis

Pourme

The truth is...my 85 yr old Dad would love that phone...
Benny

Panasonic 308/616 Magicjack service

TelePlay

As an overall item, I kind of like this piece (nicely done woodsy display piece with pleasing colors I'd pay $20 for) but as a working phone, it's definitely a You Got To Be Kidding Me telephone well suited to this topic, IMHO, of course. And a bit high in price even with free shipping.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vtg-Telephone-Tree-Bark-Garden-Bird-Push-Button-Phone-Cabin-Nursery-Forest-/272330006760

19and41

At Least it isn't inyo face offensive.   :D
"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."
— Arthur C. Clarke