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Re: Clear ITT 564 Keyset on eBay
« Reply #15 on: January 19, 2015, 08:46:59 PM »
At $220 with 24 hours to go. 7 bidders. This could be a $500 to $600 item, or more.
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Re: Clear ITT 564 Keyset on eBay
« Reply #16 on: January 19, 2015, 10:56:06 PM »
crazy.... just crazy!
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Re: Clear ITT 564 Keyset on eBay
« Reply #17 on: January 20, 2015, 11:31:51 PM »
the final price: $1146.00! now, which one of you bought it??
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Re: Clear ITT 564 Keyset on eBay
« Reply #18 on: January 21, 2015, 01:14:45 PM »
Wow!  I never expected a phone from the 1970s to bring that much!

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Re: Clear ITT 564 Keyset on eBay
« Reply #19 on: January 21, 2015, 01:48:12 PM »
Wow!  I never expected a phone from the 1970s to bring that much!

I think it's probably early 1960s.  The receiver seems marked 9-60

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Re: Clear ITT 564 Keyset on eBay
« Reply #20 on: January 21, 2015, 04:44:30 PM »
And the button style was discontinued sometime in the 50s. (I think)

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Re: Clear ITT 564 Keyset on eBay
« Reply #21 on: January 21, 2015, 04:54:03 PM »
Maybe the button style is what drove the price up.

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Re: Clear ITT 564 Keyset on eBay
« Reply #22 on: January 21, 2015, 05:01:57 PM »
And the button style was discontinued sometime in the 50s. (I think)

Ben

There was some overlap between the small round buttons and the square buttons in the early sixties.  I think I have some small button WECo housings that are dated 1964.  Kellogg was certainly behind in that transition.

However, those '64 dates on housings probably don't indicate that new sets were still made in 64 with small keys. These were replacement housings on sets from 1958 to 1960.
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Re: Clear ITT 564 Keyset on eBay
« Reply #23 on: January 21, 2015, 05:05:11 PM »
Maybe the button style is what drove the price up.

One just doesn't see clear Kellogg phones that often, but what really drove the price up here was that two bidders wanted the set almost as much, much more than rest of the pack.

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Re: Clear ITT 564 Keyset on eBay
« Reply #24 on: January 21, 2015, 06:31:49 PM »
do you think they are part of the TCI group? or a independent collector?
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Re: Clear ITT 564 Keyset on eBay
« Reply #25 on: January 21, 2015, 09:27:02 PM »
do you think they are part of the TCI group? or a independent collector?

Hmm, is there such a mafia?

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Re: Clear ITT 564 Keyset on eBay
« Reply #26 on: January 21, 2015, 09:43:05 PM »
Actually, the bidding seemed quite unusual to me. 12 different Bidders with only 14 total bids. Only two bidders bid more than once, each bidding twice.

The winning bid was the only bid placed by the winner and it was a snipe with 4 seconds to go. I dont have anything to help ID who the winner was.

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Re: Clear ITT 564 Keyset on eBay
« Reply #27 on: January 22, 2015, 06:43:45 AM »
The winning bid was the only bid placed by the winner and it was a snipe with 4 seconds to go.

That is not unusual. 8 or 9 out of 10 of the past 20 to 30 auction contests had the phone going to a last second snipe that was the winners one and only bid if the auction.
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Re: Clear ITT 564 Keyset on eBay
« Reply #28 on: January 31, 2015, 03:34:50 PM »
I own 1 of these, so at least 2 were made. My guess  as demo or display models. Kellogg- ITT also made  clear 500 sets.

I suspect every model of WE plastic phones had at least 1 Transparent example made as an engineering model.
 I have a transparent smoke tint Trimline housing that I suspect was done as a test run test for new molds.
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