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Offline WEBellSystemChristian

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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #540 on: July 16, 2016, 01:12:21 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

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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #541 on: July 16, 2016, 01:41:32 PM »
Handset and maybe dial are AE, but mounting is WE or NE.
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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #542 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 &&&&es 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 %%%%ed well and look disgusting. There is nothing like a beautiful phone again to the original
Denis

Offline WEBellSystemChristian

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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #543 on: July 16, 2016, 10:23:58 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 &&&&es 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

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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #544 on: July 17, 2016, 12:39:35 AM »
they should do that treatment to their car.  It would kill a lot more time.
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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #545 on: July 24, 2016, 09:50:17 AM »
This one made my eyes hurt...

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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #546 on: July 24, 2016, 12:49:36 PM »
This one made my eyes hurt...

I agree, Hideous !
Denis

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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #547 on: July 24, 2016, 01:25:52 PM »
Buy that phone and you'll find yourself behind the 8 ball with your fellow collectors.
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Offline mentalstampede

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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #548 on: July 24, 2016, 03:53:36 PM »
At least they used a cheesy repro to make this and didn't mess up a nice original phone.


This one made my eyes hurt...
My name is Kenn, and I like telephones.

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Offline andre_janew

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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #549 on: July 24, 2016, 04:21:25 PM »
Some die hard pool player will probably get that one!

Offline 19and41

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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #550 on: July 24, 2016, 04:42:37 PM »
Some die hard pool player will probably get that one!

Both figuratively and literally!
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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #551 on: July 24, 2016, 08:53:12 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

Offline Pourme

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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #552 on: July 24, 2016, 08:59:52 PM »
The truth is...my 85 yr old Dad would love that phone...
Benny

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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #553 on: August 03, 2016, 08:39:19 PM »
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

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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #554 on: August 03, 2016, 09:24:28 PM »
At Least it isn't inyo face offensive.   :D
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