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Offline Dan/Panther

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Here's my latest find with and an early date.
« on: May 07, 2009, 02:18:21 PM »
I saw this phone last night, and emailed to ask if it had dates on it anywhere.
When I opened my email account this morning, he had written back, and I immediately went to the auction, in hopes it was still available.
He said it was dated August 1951.
I needs cleaning, but my experience is that this looks like surface dirt.
D/P

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Re: Here's my latest find with and an early date.
« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2009, 02:23:09 PM »
Way to go. Looks like there is potential to clean up well. Keep us posted!

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Re: Here's my latest find with and an early date.
« Reply #2 on: May 07, 2009, 02:23:23 PM »
Sweet deal, Dan!  It looks like it will clean up nicely.  Good dial card, too.
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Re: Here's my latest find with and an early date.
« Reply #3 on: May 07, 2009, 02:32:40 PM »
It had a make an offer option , and at $10.00 someone actually made an offer. That seems kinda cheap to me. I would have felt bad offering say $8.00 !!
If I had waited to make an offer, someone else may have gottn it with  BIN.
If it turns out to be too dirty, then I can clean it up and at least get my money back.
Now I have a 51, 53, 54, 55, 56, 58, and 59-Black 500.
I let Bill Chail get the 52 a while back, I only had 55, and 56 at the time, turns out the 52 may be hard to find.
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« Last Edit: May 07, 2009, 02:36:05 PM by Dan/Panther »

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Re: Here's my latest find with and an early date.
« Reply #4 on: May 07, 2009, 02:56:06 PM »
Nice buy Dan.  Even with shipping it's reasonable at that price.  And as Bingster said, that dial card looks like a keeper.  Maybe there will be a "bonus" card underneath. 

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Re: Here's my latest find with and an early date.
« Reply #5 on: May 07, 2009, 02:58:50 PM »
I let Bill Chail get the 52 a while back, I only had 55, and 56 at the time, turns out the 52 may be hard to find.
You know where he lives.  Send a couple goons around.
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Re: Here's my latest find with and an early date.
« Reply #6 on: May 07, 2009, 03:10:52 PM »
Good catch, D/P.  And I like how the seller rescued the old beauty from a house that was about to be knocked down. He should get some kind of a medal for that. :)

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Re: Here's my latest find with and an early date.
« Reply #7 on: May 07, 2009, 10:31:26 PM »

 The parts are worth more than that. :)

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Re: Here's my latest find with and an early date.
« Reply #8 on: May 07, 2009, 10:34:08 PM »
Nice buy Dan.  Even with shipping it's reasonable at that price.  And as Bingster said, that dial card looks like a keeper.  Maybe there will be a "bonus" card underneath. 


 I should send him an email offering $12.00 methinks :)

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Re: Here's my latest find with and an early date.
« Reply #9 on: May 07, 2009, 10:53:14 PM »
Very nice!  Even a good little story with it!
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Re: Here's my latest find with and an early date.
« Reply #10 on: May 07, 2009, 11:16:18 PM »
Sweet find.  I'm gettin' jealous of all youse folks getting these great buys.   ;)