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Re: Color 5302s
« Reply #45 on: January 27, 2011, 01:26:33 PM »
Jorge, it's funny that you should mention the plastic feet.  I had sent Dan a message earlier today telling him that I have four NOS footpads (Neoprene) for the 5302 that I'd be willing to give to him to improve the set.  His appear to be fastened on with screws.  So they can be removed, cleaned of the rust and new pads put in place.  Unless he wants to keep them original.  But leather pads would look nice as well.

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Re: Color 5302s
« Reply #46 on: January 27, 2011, 09:52:24 PM »
Thanks guys, Dennis I PM'd you and would love to have your feet. (don't take that too personal ;))
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Re: Color 5302s
« Reply #47 on: January 27, 2011, 10:31:18 PM »
Dan:

Excellent acquisition. Looking at the footpads used during the last refurb, I noticed they are made of plastic and that they are starting to show some rust on the corners, just like early 60s phones that were retrofitted with these pads from the factory. If you had the time, I would "refurb it at home" one more time and replace those with leather pads, like those recovered by Dennis (the other Dennis). Since this phone is very rare, it would be worth it. My 2 cents.

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Re: Color 5302s
« Reply #48 on: January 28, 2011, 12:40:23 AM »
Dan:

After the ebay unit flopped, I bought one from Amazon. Not as powerful, but does a decent job.
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Re: Color 5302s
« Reply #49 on: January 28, 2011, 09:34:22 AM »
Thanks guys, Dennis I PM'd you and would love to have your feet. (don't take that too personal ;))
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Re: Color 5302s
« Reply #50 on: February 13, 2011, 08:08:59 AM »
Recently a member on one of the Lists was asking to trade a Pink 5302 for a Blue 302. I thought it was a very one sided deal, but it has me thinking about color 5302s. I don't know much about them. I know they were only made a short time and Dan recently found a beautiful pink one. Question is, what colors besides pink did 5302s come in? I have seen an Ivory, anyone have a color 5302 in their collection? Lets see some pictures....thanks....Doug


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Re: Color 5302s
« Reply #51 on: February 13, 2011, 08:17:26 AM »
Yeah, I saw that too. Did not make much sense to me unless someone has multiple Blue 302's and he would add cash.
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Re: Color 5302s
« Reply #52 on: February 13, 2011, 08:20:47 AM »
Are you saying the blue 302 is more valuable or the pink 5302 is more valuable? I think the blue is more common, at least from what I see on ebay.

Here's the colours of 5302's copied and pasted from paul's excellent site. A clear one would be a sight to see!

pink, aqua, biege, white,
red, green, clear

(With G3 handsets)
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Re: Color 5302s
« Reply #53 on: February 13, 2011, 09:32:29 AM »
Dan....Yes....I was saying I thought the Blue 302 is more desirable, not a slam against your Pink 5302. That's why I was asking, so in your opinion the Pink 5302 is the more desirable set of the two? I really have zero experience or knowledge with the color 5302s....thanks
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Re: Color 5302s
« Reply #54 on: February 13, 2011, 09:37:20 AM »
Are you saying the blue 302 is more valuable or the pink 5302 is more valuable? I think the blue is more common, at least from what I see on ebay.

Here's the colours of 5302's copied and pasted from paul's excellent site. A clear one would be a sight to see!

pink, aqua, biege, white,
red, green, clear

(With G3 handsets)

There is 1 clearwith g handset and another clear housing (that I know of).

I have a white one.  I think a pink 5302 is scarcer than a blue 302 .JMO,Jim

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Re: Color 5302s
« Reply #55 on: February 13, 2011, 11:04:04 AM »
I think the pink 5302 is less common.  That does not always translate into more valuable however.  Some phones are so rare that no one really knows anything about them=not a lot of people looking for them.  A lot of collectors want all the colors of a 302, creating a higher demand.  5302s are the bastard child of the 500 and 300 series anyway so may not command as much as a premium, even the colored ones-yet.  If someone did an article on colored 5302s it would generate more interest.  I think the $50 Pink 5302 will get more and more valuable/collectible as time goes on. At least $75-100 ;)
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Re: Color 5302s
« Reply #56 on: February 13, 2011, 04:01:31 PM »
Dan....Yes....I was saying I thought the Blue 302 is more desirable, not a slam against your Pink 5302. That's why I was asking, so in your opinion the Pink 5302 is the more desirable set of the two? I really have zero experience or knowledge with the color 5302s....thanks

I'd rather have a blue 302, simply because I like blue phones better :)
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Re: Color 5302s
« Reply #57 on: February 13, 2011, 10:16:49 PM »
Remember pink phones bring out the crazies.
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Re: Color 5302s
« Reply #58 on: December 16, 2013, 05:31:08 AM »
this white 5302 sold for $355 last night.........http://tinyurl.com/mlvr5es
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Re: Color 5302s
« Reply #59 on: December 16, 2013, 07:45:48 AM »
It also had a crack in the front right (left?) corner. It went much higher than I expected ...Doug
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