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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #135 on: June 25, 2016, 07:45:29 PM »
Have we seen this one before?

New England Telephone CO Sign
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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #136 on: June 25, 2016, 07:48:21 PM »
Have we seen this one before?

Don't remember. I'd love to have one in excellent condition. Greg, I sent you a message about a NET&T Vail medal.
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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #137 on: August 05, 2016, 07:12:27 PM »
Here's one I was watching.  Extremely rare sign but it was just a little to crappy at that price, even for me.  It is from New Hampshire's Coos Telephone Co., a subsidiary of N.E.T.&T. at the time this sign was made.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/122064167861

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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #138 on: September 05, 2016, 10:28:53 PM »
Really crappy N.E.T.&T. sign.  Worse than mine, even!
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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #139 on: September 06, 2016, 12:12:24 AM »
Amazing
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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #140 on: September 06, 2016, 12:12:51 PM »
Its lost its "sign-ness" - no shape! I wonder how it got that way? Time and erosion probably played a huge factor.

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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #141 on: September 06, 2016, 02:55:00 PM »
A lot of signs were thrown out when replaced and end up in a dump. What we see here is probably the results of many many years buried. Maybe found by one of those who track down old dumps and dig.
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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #142 on: September 07, 2016, 04:21:12 PM »
Here's a beauty:
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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #143 on: September 07, 2016, 06:24:47 PM »
Here's a beauty:
That one takes the cake...
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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #144 on: September 07, 2016, 06:28:53 PM »
If you have a nice sign, that is a beauty.  It's out of the running and yours is in the chips.
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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #145 on: May 26, 2017, 06:17:36 PM »
Here's a beauty
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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #146 on: May 26, 2017, 06:24:21 PM »
Ouch!

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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #147 on: May 26, 2017, 06:24:41 PM »
Looks like it's aged properly.
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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #148 on: May 26, 2017, 08:38:35 PM »
Not one, not two but six, yes six, for one money.

http://tinyurl.com/y7hyrf4o

On the plus side the back is slightly better.

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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #149 on: May 27, 2017, 03:26:16 PM »
I need to get me one of them metal detectors!!!
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