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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #345 on: April 08, 2013, 09:44:24 PM »
Here one in New Hampshire

http://nh.craigslist.org/atq/3625849873.html

The seller is the guy who make convertions.
We must admit, the switch system is really cool...

$325

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If you hang up the receiver to turn off the lamp, I hope the little insulator isn't missing off the hook. Well, I guess you can always turn the plug upside down if it shocks you.
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #346 on: April 20, 2013, 12:37:20 PM »
I didn't post this while the 3 day auction was open because it seemed like a good price for a newer AE 3 slot. These go for twice this without the lamp addition. This one seems to be in good condition, for parts or restoration. Seems to have both locks but no mention of keys.

But, with no pictures of the inside, I would guess that's why nobody wanted to take a chance.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/251261788780

It's been relisted in a 3 day auction.

http://cgi.ebay.com/itm/251263401175
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #347 on: April 20, 2013, 12:59:59 PM »
I saw another one on ebay today!  When I was in lancaster last year I was at the post office and the guy was telling me how he was converting a candlestick phone to a lamp but it didn't turn out well.

I was thinking: You idiot...

I said, sounds cool, too bad it didn't work out...

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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #348 on: April 25, 2013, 08:34:43 PM »
Want to make the seller cry? Tell him what this would be worth without the illuminating attachment.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/181129857304

$190 BIN plus $25 shipping in a brand new 7 day auction.
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #349 on: April 25, 2013, 08:45:21 PM »
Want to make the seller cry? Tell him what this would be worth without the illuminating attachment.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/181129857304

$190 BIN plus $25 shipping in a brand new 7 day auction.

I just saw that phone/lamp and I almost cried :'(

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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #350 on: April 25, 2013, 09:53:28 PM »
     Maybe the only way we can stop the madness, is to buy all the antique, rare, minty lamps we can find, convert them to telephones, and flood ePay ,etc. with them?

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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #351 on: April 25, 2013, 10:14:59 PM »
I think I missed it buy a minute or two, was pretty sure it was still for sale when i was looking at it but when I hit the BIN button it was "no longer available". Right in my back yard too and that NEVER happens (to/for me)! It would have looked good in between my two black 40 lamps.

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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #352 on: May 12, 2013, 08:47:30 PM »
Well, it's different, almost human, but, still a waste . . .  :-\

Insides of this 315H look good, as does the wood not bored out for legs and the lamp. Expensive parts lamp phone.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/321125036988

7 day auction starting at $99 plus $17.50 shipping.
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #353 on: May 12, 2013, 10:32:33 PM »
Almost looks as though it could be used to make butter!

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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #354 on: May 13, 2013, 06:58:36 AM »
Almost looks as though it could be used to make butter!

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Don't give them any more ideas on how to wreck more phones!!! :D

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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #355 on: May 13, 2013, 07:29:54 AM »
Does anyone here remember the seller on e-bay that had a beautiful three slot pay station from the late forties that some numbskull had put a cheesy lamp on on top of? That particular monstrosity really made me feel sick when I saw it as I yet to obtain my first paystation, let alone a truly vintage three slot unit.

A true waste.

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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #356 on: May 26, 2013, 07:46:57 AM »
The auction ended and this phone sold for $199.99 plus $37.99 shipping and it got 3 bids.

Nice shade, nice phone, mount damage not too bad, but is it worth $237? Must have been the shade. Or was it the AT&T faceplate?  

http://www.ebay.com/itm/251276875247
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #357 on: May 26, 2013, 07:51:29 AM »
Well, it's different, almost human, but, still a waste . . .  :-\

Insides of this 315H look good, as does the wood not bored out for legs and the lamp. Expensive parts lamp phone.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/321125036988

7 day auction starting at $99 plus $17.50 shipping.

Probably a noisy lamp, but when you get power-outs, its only to make your own power.  :D

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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #358 on: May 26, 2013, 09:06:22 AM »
. . . to make your own power

I'd like to see that work, for more than a few seconds.

Went from "Item condition: Used “Old wiring is untested. Recommend rewiring.” starting at $99.99 plus $17.39 shipping in the origninal ended auction TO a relisted BIN 25 day auction at $199.00 plus $17.39 shipping. Yeah, that will sell it . . .  :D

http://www.ebay.com/itm/190843471437
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #359 on: June 04, 2013, 04:15:31 PM »
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