Author Topic: Auction (125 Cancelled: Listing Terminated) - Western Electric Ivory 354  (Read 2783 times)

Offline TelePlay

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Just listed is another Ivory 354 in what seems to be fine condition. It's a 7 day listing starting at $49.95 plus $10 shipping. We saw one of these recently in Auction Contest 121 which sold for $102.50. Wonder how the market has changed, it any, from that listing which ended a little less than 3 months ago.

With just under 7 days to go in this no reserve listing, the big question is how will this phone price out compared to the one in Contest 121? This one seems to be in equal if not better condition, but no picture of the back was posted by the seller. So once again, the question is, who best knows the selling price of this item, or in other words, game on.

The seller listed it as an "Old Western Electric Rotary DIAL Wall Mount TelePhone With Cloth Cord" with the item condition as "Used” and "- - - " with the auction listing description in the seller's own words as:  "This is an Old Vintage 1960 Western Electric Bell System Rotary Dial Wall Mount Telephone With a Cloth type cord,I haven't saw those type of cords in a long time. The Housing shows NO CRACKS & is in VERY GOOD Condition.  PLEASE VIEW PICTURES,for they ARE PART OF the DESCRIPTION.  Most items I sell are VINTAGE and will show usage and age wear.  IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS PLEASE ASK BEFORE BIDDING>Thank you for stopping by!!  Happy Bidding!!"

http://www.ebay.com/itm/221513481491

NOTE: Since we know what the last ivory 354 sold for recently, this contest will use a 5% gap rule between guesses to prevent crowding. As such, guess gaps of 10+% can be split. I'll help with these as the auction goes forward and guesses are entered. It's another chance to either move up a rung or to get onto the CRPF -> Contest Standings <- list.

 . . . for as twocvbloke said,    - - - >  "You gotta be in it to win it ! ! !". . .   ;D "

New forum members are very welcome and encouraged to take a guess. After all, there are no wrong guesses, just one lucky one. No one knows the winning bid on any auction until it ends. However, it is important to get your guess in before someone else grabs your guess.

If you want to see the phones of past Auction Contests, click -> HERE <-



S C O R E B O A R D

$       80.00 - kleinkaliber  ( 11 )
$       95.00 - Fabius  ( 14 )
$     100.00 - Scotophor  ( 7 )
$     110.00 - New England Tel.  ( 13 )
$     123.00 - poplar1  ( 4 )
$     132.00 - WEBellSystemChristian  ( 10 )
$     155.00 - Kenton K  ( 1 )
$     165.00 - Sargeguy  ( 9 )
$     176.50 - baldopeacock  ( 6 )
$     200.00 - tallguy58  ( 5 )

( For posterity, seller told me he sold it for $200. )

$     225.00 - Russ Kirk  ( 8 )
$     237.50 - Mr. Bones  ( 12 )
$     250.00 - WesternElectricBen  ( 2 )
$     357.00 - twocvbloke  ( 3 )


Early Morning Auction Status Changes

08-03-14     Listed    $       49.95
08-04-14     0 Bids    $       49.95
08-05-14     0 Bids    $       49.95
08-06-14     1 Bids    $       49.95
08-07-14     2 Bids    $       51.26

Listing terminated on August 7th about 6:52 pm PDT by the seller because the item is "no longer available."

08-10-14     Listing ends at 11:25:01 PDT
« Last Edit: August 08, 2014, 05:32:13 PM by TelePlay »
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Re: Auction 125: Western Electric Ivory 354 - Ends 8/10/14
« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2014, 04:49:55 PM »
$155

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Re: Auction 125: Western Electric Ivory 354 - Ends 8/10/14
« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2014, 05:22:06 PM »
250.00

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Re: Auction 125: Western Electric Ivory 354 - Ends 8/10/14
« Reply #3 on: August 04, 2014, 01:58:59 AM »
Random shot in the dark, $357... ;D

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Re: Auction 125: Western Electric Ivory 354 - Ends 8/10/14
« Reply #4 on: August 04, 2014, 02:02:59 AM »
$123
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Re: Auction 125: Western Electric Ivory 354 - Ends 8/10/14
« Reply #5 on: August 04, 2014, 08:54:24 AM »
$200
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Re: Auction 125: Western Electric Ivory 354 - Ends 8/10/14
« Reply #6 on: August 04, 2014, 09:08:47 AM »
$176.50

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Re: Auction 125: Western Electric Ivory 354 - Ends 8/10/14
« Reply #7 on: August 04, 2014, 08:47:26 PM »
$100.00
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Re: Auction 125: Western Electric Ivory 354 - Ends 8/10/14
« Reply #8 on: August 04, 2014, 10:09:20 PM »
$225
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Re: Auction 125: Western Electric Ivory 354 - Ends 8/10/14
« Reply #9 on: August 04, 2014, 11:29:18 PM »
$165
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Re: Auction 125: Western Electric Ivory 354 - Ends 8/10/14
« Reply #10 on: August 05, 2014, 09:04:58 AM »
$132
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Re: Auction 125: Western Electric Ivory 354 - Ends 8/10/14
« Reply #11 on: August 05, 2014, 10:45:53 AM »
$80

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Re: Auction 125: Western Electric Ivory 354 - Ends 8/10/14
« Reply #12 on: August 05, 2014, 08:09:27 PM »
I'll try the $237.50 split, if it isn't already taken. Thanks, John!

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Re: Auction 125: Western Electric Ivory 354 - Ends 8/10/14
« Reply #13 on: August 05, 2014, 08:36:45 PM »
$110.00
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Re: Auction 125: Western Electric Ivory 354 - Ends 8/10/14
« Reply #14 on: August 05, 2014, 09:37:05 PM »
$95
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