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Offline Sargeguy

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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #30 on: May 27, 2014, 09:13:28 PM »
Probably spent too much time at Starbucks
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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #31 on: May 27, 2014, 09:16:02 PM »
Good one, Sarge..

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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #32 on: May 29, 2014, 10:02:07 AM »
I have never seen one of these until this one. What a great sign if it was in good condition.
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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #33 on: June 23, 2014, 08:10:17 PM »
My gosh! Whey even bother listing something like this?

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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #34 on: June 24, 2014, 02:35:25 PM »
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Whey even bother listing something like this?

I blame American Pickers for leading people to believe that rust=value
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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #35 on: June 24, 2014, 04:05:45 PM »
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Whey even bother listing something like this?

I blame American Pickers for leading people to believe that rust=value


That is way too crispy, but I'm okay with a bit of rust.


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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #36 on: August 25, 2014, 08:11:46 PM »
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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #37 on: August 25, 2014, 08:27:34 PM »
Yikes! What in the world are they thinking?
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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #38 on: August 29, 2014, 08:12:25 AM »
Some stuff just needs to be thrown away.   Improves the "gene pool" of available antiques.
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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #39 on: September 04, 2014, 06:22:46 PM »
Vintage Porcelain Bell System Phone sign

This would make a good companion for the one above
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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #40 on: September 05, 2014, 06:37:43 PM »
Not an eBay auction but pretty crusty example of a rare sign:
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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #41 on: September 05, 2014, 08:20:59 PM »
Lollipop sign to mount on a stand?
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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #42 on: September 05, 2014, 11:25:12 PM »
That would be my guess.  Description says 18" double sided.  Maybe a bracket? 

The only similar examples are from Bell of PA and Illinois Bell, I cannot find a reference to a N.E.T. & T. version.  I'll see what the guy wants for it.  If it is $50 or less I'll probably get it. 
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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #43 on: September 07, 2014, 08:24:52 PM »
Next time just leave it where you found it:

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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #44 on: September 11, 2014, 11:48:28 PM »
At least the price isn't ridicules.

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