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Offline Sargeguy

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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #90 on: August 09, 2015, 08:09:31 PM »
The big bite out of this one reminds me of Jaws when they were pulling all the stuff out of the dead tiger shark's belly:
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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #91 on: August 10, 2015, 11:46:30 AM »
It does look like something has been chomping on it!

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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #92 on: August 10, 2015, 02:25:34 PM »
Mother Nature, no doubt.
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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #93 on: August 11, 2015, 10:24:46 PM »
Only $99.99 starting bid.  Now's your chance Dennis Markham!!!:
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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #94 on: September 02, 2015, 08:41:21 PM »
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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #95 on: October 24, 2015, 09:42:26 AM »
And I thought my version of this sign was crappy:
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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #96 on: October 24, 2015, 09:50:17 AM »
Another NET&T beauty:

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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #97 on: October 24, 2015, 09:54:00 AM »
AT least this one is under $100
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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #98 on: October 24, 2015, 11:06:42 AM »
Again, another sign found in a dump.
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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #99 on: October 24, 2015, 11:30:55 AM »
I have noticed an uotick in "optimistic pricing" on dump finds
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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #100 on: October 24, 2015, 11:36:56 AM »
I would agree.  $95 is certainly an optimistic price for a rusty sign found in a dump!

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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #101 on: January 11, 2016, 05:44:16 PM »
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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #102 on: January 11, 2016, 07:18:27 PM »
This one is easier to read!

http://www.ebay.com/itm/262231071416

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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #103 on: January 20, 2016, 03:20:55 AM »
Here is a neat 1908 pattern sign in crappy condition:

OLD MUTUAL TELEPHONE COMPANY BELL TOLL CONNECTIONS PORCELAIN ENAMEL SIGN
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Re: Worst Condition Sign Ever on eBay?
« Reply #104 on: January 20, 2016, 02:39:13 PM »
One of the rarest signs there are. Have seen a couple Hubcap Mutuals but this
is the only one I've seen of this variety in  45 years of collecting tel signs. To bad about the condition.