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unbeldi

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don't ignore your local antique basement stores
« on: August 03, 2014, 03:05:04 PM »
Sunday morning.
$25 cash and carry, after not much bargaining, and no tea.


No cracks in housing, hairlines in handset caps. Original wiring for grounded ringing.

Base: 5-53, steel
Feet: good condition
Housing: H1 (circle, three-bar), 5 1 53 1
Handset: Tenite, ivory, 5-53
 RX: HA1, -5-53
 TX: F1, 4/53
 Cord: 4-0 H3P III 55
Dial: 6D 5-53
 Dial face: black dot, Z, II 53
 Finger wheel: open center, triangular mount
Induction coil: 101A II 53
Line cord: 5-6, D3AM, I 51
Ringer: B1AB1AL, 5-53, red stripes, Bias: center
remarks: Line and handset cord properly sequenced on restraint, grounded ringing
condition: good, cords have outer damage
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Offline twocvbloke

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Re: don't ignore your local antique basement stores
« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2014, 03:08:35 PM »
and no tea.

Not even Earl Grey? Hot? ;D

Offline LarryInMichigan

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Re: don't ignore your local antique basement stores
« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2014, 03:23:25 PM »
Wow!  The last time I saw one of those in an antiques store, it was $295 :o

Larry

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Re: don't ignore your local antique basement stores
« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2014, 03:31:40 PM »
Wow!  The last time I saw one of those in an antiques store, it was $295 :o

Larry
Before tea or after?

Offline WesternElectricBen

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Re: don't ignore your local antique basement stores
« Reply #4 on: August 03, 2014, 03:53:42 PM »
Very, very nice.

Ben

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Re: don't ignore your local antique basement stores
« Reply #5 on: August 03, 2014, 04:10:23 PM »
Very, very nice.

Ben
Yes, thanks, but how many does one need?




Where to put another?

At least this one lowers my price average to $75 (inclusive any and all shipping).
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Re: don't ignore your local antique basement stores
« Reply #6 on: August 03, 2014, 04:38:51 PM »
Wow! Nice buy.  That's two nice antique store finds this week.  Congrats!

Offline WesternElectricBen

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Re: don't ignore your local antique basement stores
« Reply #7 on: August 03, 2014, 04:47:00 PM »
If you don't have enough room for an ivory 302, I can help you out.

Ben

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Re: don't ignore your local antique basement stores
« Reply #8 on: August 03, 2014, 05:07:38 PM »
If you don't have enough room for an ivory 302, I can help you out.

Ben
Are you renting out shelf space now ?

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Re: don't ignore your local antique basement stores
« Reply #9 on: August 03, 2014, 05:55:29 PM »
great find Karl at a really geat price...Doug
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