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Offline FABphones

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Re: CRPF Award for "Worst Picture of an ebaY auction item"
« Reply #195 on: March 04, 2019, 05:18:30 PM »
Shoebox for sale?  ;D
Radiator not included.
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Offline FABphones

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Re: CRPF Award for "Worst Picture of an ebaY auction item"
« Reply #196 on: March 11, 2019, 01:33:34 PM »
Not sure whether this one qualifies as a worst picture or item not as described.

I present to you, a Classic Style Art Deco Telephone.........

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Offline 19and41

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Re: CRPF Award for "Worst Picture of an ebaY auction item"
« Reply #197 on: March 11, 2019, 01:47:20 PM »
Did Art design that one personally?
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Offline LarryInMichigan

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Re: CRPF Award for "Worst Picture of an ebaY auction item"
« Reply #198 on: March 11, 2019, 02:08:47 PM »
Did Art design that one personally?

That phone was actually designed by Art's great-grandson, Arthur Deco III :).


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Re: CRPF Award for "Worst Picture of an ebaY auction item"
« Reply #199 on: March 11, 2019, 02:27:15 PM »
Nicely yellowed too. :o

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Re: CRPF Award for "Worst Picture of an ebaY auction item"
« Reply #200 on: March 20, 2019, 08:05:56 AM »
Here's a great picture. Not sure what it is a picture of. The strange part is this is his main picture but he has a few decent pictures in the listing. Listed as "Very old wind up phone".

https://www.ebay.com/itm/303101622041
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Offline 19and41

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Re: CRPF Award for "Worst Picture of an ebaY auction item"
« Reply #201 on: March 20, 2019, 08:35:23 AM »
Looks like they are winding it up over their head.
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Offline andre_janew

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Re: CRPF Award for "Worst Picture of an ebaY auction item"
« Reply #202 on: March 20, 2019, 08:43:32 PM »
I hope they're talking about a magneto telephone.  If not, it must be a type of toy telephone I've never seen!

Offline Key2871

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Re: CRPF Award for "Worst Picture of an ebaY auction item"
« Reply #203 on: March 20, 2019, 09:33:25 PM »
That's a great picture of the crank in fast forward.
That really catches the detail very very well.... Not so much
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Offline FABphones

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Re: CRPF Award for "Worst Picture of an ebaY auction item"
« Reply #204 on: March 26, 2019, 05:12:41 PM »
Ebay 746 telephone listing photo.
As the saying goes 'hair today, gone tomorrow'.
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Re: CRPF Award for "Worst Picture of an ebaY auction item"
« Reply #205 on: March 26, 2019, 05:53:38 PM »
Hey, that's one of those new hairbrush phone's!! I've heard that you can brush your hair at the same time your talking to your boss to call in sick. I think it's more geared to those lady's out there, or the hippy throw back types with long hair.
I've seen them for a better price though...
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Re: CRPF Award for "Worst Picture of an ebaY auction item"
« Reply #206 on: May 06, 2019, 06:16:59 PM »
Vintage British Telecom Bell.
Bootiful.  ;D  :o
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Re: CRPF Award for "Worst Picture of an ebaY auction item"
« Reply #207 on: May 06, 2019, 07:31:53 PM »
Oh I get it, linemans boots, right!
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Re: CRPF Award for "Worst Picture of an ebaY auction item"
« Reply #208 on: June 04, 2019, 03:37:28 PM »
This phone for sale listing is a bit loopy lupin.  ;D
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Offline jsowers

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Re: CRPF Award for "Worst Picture of an ebaY auction item"
« Reply #209 on: June 04, 2019, 04:45:32 PM »
This phone for sale listing is a bit loopy lupin.  ;D
I like your pun, but those are foxgloves, otherwise known as Digitalis. So don't have a coronary and go to hospital, OK? The plant is used to make the heart medicine. I do recall the Monty Python sketch on lupines. They must be everywhere in England, but not so much here in the US. Mom did have foxgloves in the garden and that's how I remembered what they were.
Jonathan