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Offline JorgeAmely

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My cheapest purchase so far ...
« on: June 27, 2009, 09:08:50 PM »
99 cents. Who has gotten a cheaper phone off ebay?
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Offline bingster

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Re: My cheapest purchase so far ...
« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2009, 12:20:14 PM »
That beats my cheapest ebay phone by about $15. 8)
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Offline McHeath

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Re: My cheapest purchase so far ...
« Reply #2 on: June 28, 2009, 12:35:40 PM »
Amazingly low price.  My best E-Bay price so far is $4.99. 

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Re: My cheapest purchase so far ...
« Reply #3 on: June 28, 2009, 12:59:56 PM »
Mine also $4.99. Opening bid, no other bidders.
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Re: My cheapest purchase so far ...
« Reply #4 on: June 28, 2009, 03:53:55 PM »
Same $4.99 here - on whatever this is.
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Offline JorgeAmely

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Re: My cheapest purchase so far ...
« Reply #5 on: June 28, 2009, 04:56:56 PM »
Funny thing is that the seller lives 15 miles from here and won't let me go pick it up.

Go figure.  :o :o ???
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Re: My cheapest purchase so far ...
« Reply #6 on: June 28, 2009, 06:00:49 PM »
That's a good looking phone for 99 cents.
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Re: My cheapest purchase so far ...
« Reply #7 on: June 28, 2009, 06:19:28 PM »
Funny thing is that the seller lives 15 miles from here and won't let me go pick it up.

Go figure.  :o :o ???


Meet him @ a local McDonalds or somewhere out in the open. Heck, tell him you'll give him $5 to prevent the hassle of shipping it and possible cracks and damage. He saves $, keeps his address private (somewhat-you can look @ his shipping address unless he uses a PO box) and you get the phone quicker and not broken. Everyone wins!
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Re: My cheapest purchase so far ...
« Reply #8 on: June 28, 2009, 10:00:28 PM »
Unless he pads the shipping....
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Offline jsowers

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Re: My cheapest purchase so far ...
« Reply #9 on: June 30, 2009, 04:56:13 PM »
Jorge, we're tied. I got this ivory 11-58 phone for 99 cents on eBay in November, 2007. The shipping was, of course, more than that. I hope the picture of the handset caps doesn't turn anyone's stomach.   :o   Most of this phone was original, but the dial was circa 1961. I got another one of those nice bonus cards with it too. That was worth 99 cents all by itself!
« Last Edit: June 30, 2009, 04:58:44 PM by jsowers »
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Offline JorgeAmely

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Re: My cheapest purchase so far ...
« Reply #10 on: June 30, 2009, 05:14:00 PM »
jsowers:

Just in parts alone is worth many times 99 cents. I have paid $3-5 for a Lucite wheel, about $2-3 for the original 283B plug. A mid fifties dial (not black) is worth $5-7, etc etc...
A nice card is about $3-5 at a phone show.  :(
 
Jorge