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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #465 on: December 27, 2014, 01:13:41 AM »
Another shining example of a drilled upper, and a light tent. And, both the light and the dial work.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Bell-System-Electric-3-Slot-Payphone-Lamp-With-Working-Dial-/161536603389

Starting at $79.95 plus $16 shipping.
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #466 on: December 27, 2014, 10:55:00 AM »
Another shining example of a drilled upper, and a light tent. And, both the light and the dial work.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Bell-System-Electric-3-Slot-Payphone-Lamp-With-Working-Dial-/161536603389

Starting at $79.95 plus $16 shipping.

Another atrocity.. mes ailleux !...Hello Teleplay ;).
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #467 on: December 27, 2014, 10:55:39 AM »
Know what would be really bad? A mushroom phone with a light added. Think about it, :)

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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #468 on: December 27, 2014, 11:02:28 AM »
Know what would be really bad? A mushroom phone with a light added. Think about it, :)

Ben

From what you say, a mushroom phone with a light added is so different Ben,, this kind of phone is factored with a light. but the phone that teleplay shows, is an atrocity. ugly for me anyway :P... but I understand your view point . ;)
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #469 on: December 27, 2014, 11:14:42 AM »
Know what would be really bad? A mushroom phone with a light added. Think about it, :)

Ben

From what you say, a mushroom phone with a light added is so different Ben,, this kind of phone is factored with a light. but the phone that teleplay shows, is an atrocity. ugly for me anyway :P... but I understand your view point . ;)

Hi Denis,

Yes, the post was not intended as a reply, merely a thought.

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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #470 on: December 27, 2014, 11:41:28 AM »
Haven't posted this link for a few pages so if anyone wants to see all of the 94 phones posted above in this topic to date in all their shining glory, check out this link, which has now been updated.

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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #471 on: December 27, 2014, 01:53:09 PM »
Haven't posted this link for a few pages so if anyone wants to see all of the 94 phones posted above in this topic to date in all their shining glory, check out this link, which has now been updated.



hmmmmmm!...I would give some of them in their original condition ..
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #472 on: December 27, 2014, 01:57:29 PM »

Hi Denis,

Yes, the post was not intended as a reply, merely a thought.

Ben



No worries Ben ;). have a nice PM.
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #473 on: December 27, 2014, 05:08:44 PM »
Know what would be really bad? A mushroom phone with a light added. Think about it, :)

Ben

Wouldnt a mushroom phone with the mushroom light removed and discarded and a flexible gooseneck lamp say with a big bright halogen lamp in it attached where the mushroom lamp had been, be a big modern improvement?

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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #474 on: December 27, 2014, 05:24:49 PM »

Wouldnt a mushroom phone with the mushroom light removed and discarded and a flexible gooseneck lamp say with a big bright halogen lamp in it attached where the mushroom lamp had been, be a big modern improvement?

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That's perhaps the first constructive idea in this thread.  :-* ;D

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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #475 on: February 10, 2015, 01:09:54 AM »
Here's a very sad addition to this collection.

A white washed amputee that's been lobotomized and gutted, sad indeed.

RIP 233 which would have been 52 this coming fall (III-63).

http://www.ebay.com/itm/221686743525
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #476 on: February 10, 2015, 08:01:37 AM »
Hi Teleplay...This kind of pay phone is not my cup of tea but then to turn lamp, there are people who really do not know what to do with an old phone. That's why it's called atrocitÚs..I never buy that kind of thing..;)
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #477 on: March 08, 2015, 07:26:10 PM »
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #478 on: March 13, 2015, 12:14:51 PM »
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #479 on: March 28, 2015, 07:55:35 PM »
Just listed at $50 with a BIN of $75 plus $15 shipping. 9 views and 1 watcher in the first hour, and it's still there.

Looks like a #2 dial with a notched number plate. Drilled bulldog among other issues with this stick. No shade, no bulb, few photos, shaby paint and who knows what else ? ? ? .

http://www.ebay.com/itm/old-telephone-light-/251896487795

Probably won't last long, then again . . .

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