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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #120 on: January 28, 2016, 11:19:15 AM »
Tom.... You are absolutely correct. I guess I don't explain myself very well. Independents such as Rochester, Penn tel corp, Upstate NY, Ohio Assoc, etc used a VERSION of the 08 logo but of course could not include Bell System. I still consider them a  08 logo for identification purposes  but not an OFFICAL BELL SYSTEM ONE  as you rightly noted.

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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #121 on: January 28, 2016, 11:11:41 PM »
For categorization purposes I'll be sticking this with the '08s
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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #122 on: February 10, 2016, 10:41:31 PM »
A scarce '21 Bell sign. Northwestern Bell 11x11 are hard to find. I wonder what happened to this sign. The undamaged part doesn't look too bad.

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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #123 on: February 11, 2016, 07:41:41 AM »
My guess is target practice + exposure to the elements.
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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #124 on: February 11, 2016, 12:59:32 PM »
Considering the size of that big hole, I'd say they used a shot gun!

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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #125 on: May 15, 2016, 12:24:17 AM »
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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #126 on: May 15, 2016, 08:28:13 AM »
It would make a nice "Und Ound Tel One Not Rb" sign!
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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #127 on: May 15, 2016, 04:03:27 PM »
That is pretty crappy!
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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #128 on: May 15, 2016, 04:37:25 PM »
They must've buried it with the cable.
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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #129 on: May 15, 2016, 08:59:34 PM »
Target practice victim.

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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #130 on: May 30, 2016, 10:45:26 AM »
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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #131 on: May 30, 2016, 01:41:39 PM »
In all fairness, most cars in Rochester look like that too after a dozen or so winters and very liberal use of salt for the roads.
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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #132 on: June 13, 2016, 09:21:46 PM »
Poor hubcap sign stoned to death and left to rust.
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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #133 on: June 14, 2016, 02:27:58 PM »
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VINTAGE BELL TELEPHONE PHONE PORCELAIN FLANGED DOUBLE-SIDED SIGN 16"X16".  AM TOLD THE WHITE CAN BE REMOVED BUT HAVEN'T TRIED.

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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #134 on: June 23, 2016, 10:05:58 PM »
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