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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #390 on: September 17, 2013, 09:20:19 PM »
Makes a person wish they could find the assassin who perpetrated that atrocity, and show 'em what that blue 302 was worth before they mutilated the poor thing.

The look on their face would be some consolation.

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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #391 on: September 20, 2013, 11:13:12 PM »
« Last Edit: September 21, 2013, 12:00:35 AM by AE_Collector »
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #392 on: September 21, 2013, 08:13:31 AM »
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #393 on: September 23, 2013, 02:17:09 PM »
A payphone lamp, first one I've seen. Originally it seems to be a WE 233 QF.

http://tinyurl.com/qfoqesj

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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #394 on: September 23, 2013, 07:45:20 PM »
There were two AE payphone lamps and only one WE payphone lamp already posted in this topic.

You can see them here

http://tinyurl.com/mydkrkh

as #'s 58, 61 and 67.

This one, now #72, makes it two WE spiked payphones.

http://www.classicrotaryphones.com/forum/index.php?topic=8792.0
« Last Edit: September 25, 2013, 07:59:29 AM by TelePlay »
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Offline LarryInMichigan

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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #395 on: September 23, 2013, 07:47:20 PM »
If it's any consolation, I have seen lamps made from antique electric toasters as well.

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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #396 on: September 23, 2013, 11:45:25 PM »
I have a lamp here somewhere that I am going to turn into a phone!

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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #397 on: September 24, 2013, 04:10:21 AM »
It's a bad habit all over the world, they do it here too :(

http://tinyurl.com/qzdy8z4

AE-Collector wants to make new friends amongst lamp collectors, they love it when rare lamps are turned into phones ;)

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« Last Edit: September 24, 2013, 05:28:34 AM by TelePlay »

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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #398 on: September 24, 2013, 11:17:00 AM »
Are they supplying 120 VAC through the flat line cord :o  I wouldn't want that clock plugged in in my house.

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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #399 on: September 24, 2013, 03:41:22 PM »
Do you guys mean something like this antique floor lamp turned into a phone?
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=141065411943&ssPageName=ADME:B:WNA:US:3160#ht_3624wt_650

UPDATE:
This Rare phone was relisted, now at only $3,000.00 :o

Just learned on the lists that this was stolen from the phone collector who built it in 2003 along with some radios and tools. The member who knew the builder also knows the seller. It was purchased at a flea market close to where the builder lives.
« Last Edit: October 07, 2013, 04:52:09 PM by HarrySmith »
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #400 on: September 24, 2013, 06:49:34 PM »

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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #401 on: October 12, 2013, 11:06:26 PM »
Seller says it's a "Western Electric Cream-Colored 202 Non-Dial Telephone e/w LAMP." Being spiked, I don't think it can be called a telephone anymore.

$19.99 isn't bad for a painted parts phone, but the $25 shipping is a bit much. Wonder if asking the seller to cut the lamp off just above the handset would reduce the box size and shipping to about $12.00? 7 days to think about it.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/360764188521
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #402 on: October 13, 2013, 06:01:58 AM »
Cut the lamp off, but keep the incandescent bulb, they'll be worth something in the next 10 years... :D


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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #404 on: October 20, 2013, 09:57:16 PM »
What! That beauty hasn't sold yet?

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