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Offline twocvbloke

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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #720 on: March 15, 2018, 03:56:04 PM »
Just my opinion, but, yuk.


My opinion too, and somewhat morbid aswell with that disembodied hand loosely holding the gutted handset... :o

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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #721 on: March 22, 2018, 11:45:33 AM »
The truth is a candlestick phone is not worth anything like £400 here in the UK. Just the candlestick bit is about £80 untested. £120-£140 if you want it complete with the bell box.

He's still wated his time though if he's trying to sell it for £75. The value is proabbly more like about £15 after conversion. Should be possible to convert it back though, as someone did a while ago, if only I could find that thread.
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #722 on: May 10, 2018, 09:24:13 PM »
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This seller has not one but SIX lamp phones offered on EBAY, your choice, only $139.00.

I believe he/she has gone into mass production!
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #723 on: May 10, 2018, 11:15:46 PM »
Some enterprising individual should manufacture mock up telephones for the master blasters to destroy in pursuit of their "art".
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #724 on: May 11, 2018, 02:42:54 AM »
    Here is my Entry to this Topic!!   She is in the Process of being De-Lamped!! :)
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #725 on: May 11, 2018, 03:17:54 AM »
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This seller has not one but SIX lamp phones offered on EBAY, your choice, only $139.00.

I believe he/she has gone into mass production!

So many! Now that really does make me see red. And blue, and green.....  >:(
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #726 on: May 15, 2018, 06:12:35 AM »
Never understood why making a phone inoperable and stuffing a bulb socket on it makes it worth 100$ more than when it was a new phone.
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #727 on: May 15, 2018, 06:27:15 AM »
Never understood why making a phone inoperable and stuffing a bulb socket on it makes it worth 100$ more than when it was a new phone.

The really bizarre thing is the phones that are worth good money untouched, which are then totally devalued havng been made into a lamp - which is then priced for sale at less than the phone was originally worth.  ::)

I do wish these people would do a bit of research first.
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #728 on: May 27, 2018, 06:57:52 AM »
  Here i go again, found another Lamp Atrocitie!! she needs alot of loving, and had wrong head set with it too.. have the proper one on order!
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #729 on: May 27, 2018, 07:48:12 AM »
That is a Rail Road phone. Here is what mine from the Canadian Pacific Rail Road looks like.
This is what it should look like without the lamp.

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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #730 on: June 04, 2018, 03:52:31 AM »
Another. Butt I don't like it.  :D

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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #731 on: June 11, 2018, 05:58:04 PM »
Not a lamp phone but a real atrocity none the less! A real waste of a phone!

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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #732 on: June 11, 2018, 08:46:31 PM »
It would have never even thought of doing that....
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #733 on: June 11, 2018, 09:08:12 PM »
They were probably trying to figure something they could do with it after gluing the phone together.   Saw it in half.
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Re: Lamp Phone Atrocities!
« Reply #734 on: July 17, 2018, 05:33:53 AM »
A nice lamp, a really nice phone, a bad lamp-phone.   :(


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