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Offline FabPhones

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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #705 on: March 03, 2018, 08:47:25 AM »
That poor old 746, and it's not even thoughtfully converted (if such a thing were possible with these things). Yuk.

That AE50 is a nice looking phone, and a bad looking lamp.  :(

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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #706 on: March 03, 2018, 11:18:43 AM »
That was too far a nice phone to waste like that.  Bet they broke the receiver drilling it.
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #707 on: March 04, 2018, 10:02:02 AM »
A REGULAR MEMBER POST

After four days of oxi, finally a regular member post  8)

Words cannot describe my  thoughts. Yes....it is real

https://www.ebay.com/itm/232684944107?rmvSB=true
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #708 on: March 04, 2018, 10:04:32 AM »
Wow, sad.  And judging from the dial card this looks like it was a class project?
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #709 on: March 04, 2018, 10:06:42 AM »
Weren't there enough black ones hanging around! Ouch! If someone gets luck enough to win this, I have Some Big AE decals that should cover the hole. These are the decals that were on the tops of 35s and 50s....Doug
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #710 on: March 09, 2018, 01:18:32 AM »
Stromberg Coffee Grinder

This should go in the atrocities folder, but I couldn't find it. It looks as close as it can get to being a total disaster, but there still seems to be some value in it. It does still have the egg shaped bells that has been discussed.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/152937507904
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #711 on: March 09, 2018, 06:42:21 PM »
The Chinese Red / Gold Trim AE 50 lamp phone a few posts back has sold today on eBay for $525. I was hoping to be the lucky winner but not today.

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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #712 on: March 09, 2018, 08:38:51 PM »
The Chinese Red / Gold Trim AE 50 lamp phone a few posts back has sold today on eBay for $525. I was hoping to be the lucky winner but not today.

Terry
To bad Terry,

It could still be a find of the month if the winner admits it. $525 is a nice price.
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #713 on: March 11, 2018, 11:08:27 AM »
Stromberg Coffee Grinder

This should go in the atrocities folder, but I couldn't find it. It looks as close as it can get to being a total disaster, but there still seems to be some value in it. It does still have the egg shaped bells that has been discussed.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/152937507904

Does not even look like it would work as a lamp.  ???
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #714 on: March 11, 2018, 11:53:54 AM »
Does anyone have a picture of how  SC “Coffe Grinder” is supposed to look. Form the pics, I can’t see spending $300 for it, unless the decimal point was moved a couple of zeros over to the right.....Doug
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #715 on: March 11, 2018, 01:26:23 PM »
It is one of the strangest models I have ever seen
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #716 on: March 11, 2018, 02:13:59 PM »
Thanks Gary.....now I can visualize it......Doug
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #717 on: March 11, 2018, 02:32:16 PM »
Had me scared there a moment,  It looked like someone had destroyed a BC-611 to make a steampunk poopyscope.
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #718 on: March 11, 2018, 03:02:35 PM »
Whoever bought that got one great deal if it can be de-lamped successfully! There was a discussion on the list not long ago about these, very few out there and they command big dollars!
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #719 on: March 15, 2018, 06:30:05 AM »
Just my opinion, but, yuk.
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