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Offline poplar1

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Hotelephone
« on: December 16, 2013, 05:51:07 PM »
Holtzer-Cabot "Hotelephone." Sold for opening bid of $165.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Antique-Holtzer-Cabot-Hotel-Phone-/221334162589

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Offline HarrySmith

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Re: Hotelephone
« Reply #1 on: December 16, 2013, 06:04:45 PM »
WOW! That is a nice looking phone, I have never seen one like that. Someone got a good deal >:(
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Offline kleinkaliber

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Re: Hotelephone
« Reply #2 on: December 16, 2013, 09:57:55 PM »
Was that a "buy it now" sale? I can't imagine that didn't go higher if it was a regular auction. That phone is amazing. I need to watch Ebay more.

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Re: Hotelephone
« Reply #3 on: December 17, 2013, 08:31:26 AM »
Not BIN--one bid 27 hours before auction end.
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Re: Hotelephone
« Reply #4 on: December 17, 2013, 09:01:02 AM »
I wonder why that phone didn't come up on any of my searches.  Totally missed it.  Nice phone - would like to have added it to my collection.
« Last Edit: December 17, 2013, 01:06:25 PM by wds »
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Offline jfrutschy

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Re: Hotelephone
« Reply #5 on: December 17, 2013, 11:01:10 AM »
I watched this for sometime and was thinking of adding it to my collection.  Great looking home

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Re: Hotelephone
« Reply #6 on: December 17, 2013, 11:23:36 AM »
So is that a Telephone to call Ho's, or is it a Hotel phone? :P

Offline david@london

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Re: Hotelephone
« Reply #7 on: December 17, 2013, 12:53:56 PM »
no it's a Hot Elephone.................can't you see its trunk ??

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Re: Hotelephone
« Reply #8 on: December 17, 2013, 03:15:45 PM »
no it's a Hot Elephone.................can't you see its trunk ??

It's on a Trunk line eh? :D