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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #240 on: September 12, 2012, 01:42:46 PM »
Posted elsewhere, forgot about this thread

My post:
http://www.classicrotaryphones.com/forum/index.php?topic=7589.0

The attrocious Flav-a-flav clock C/D 500!!!:
http://tinyurl.com/8as394r


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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #241 on: September 13, 2012, 10:06:01 AM »
This phone is an easy salvage, new dial and bezel and it's good to go.  Seller did a nice cleanup job eh?

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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #242 on: September 13, 2012, 12:48:49 PM »
This phone is an easy salvage, new dial and bezel and it's good to go.  Seller did a nice cleanup job eh?

I was thinking the same thing, it functions (as a phone) and is fully reversible, unlike those hideous phone lamps.  If I were to buy it, (I won't, shipping is too much as with most phones on ebay) I would ask if he still had the dial, but not like those are hard to find.
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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #243 on: September 13, 2012, 11:04:52 PM »
I wonder what the purpose of leaving the set cord on it is? Maybe the clock is powered by 48 VDC! :)  Or incoming ringing voltage could charge a hidden battery to run the clock.

Terry

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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #244 on: September 14, 2012, 12:24:10 AM »
I wonder what the purpose of leaving the set cord on it is?

Cos it's been wired up as a dialless phone perhaps? :D

Says so in the description...  :P

Though I guess where the seller comes from, they haven't got wristwatches, that's how I find out the time a call came through... :D

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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #245 on: October 31, 2012, 01:58:05 PM »
All I can say about this one is double-you tee eff??? :o

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/380499776388

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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #246 on: November 02, 2012, 04:35:40 PM »
At least you can see where that flowery thing gets it's er, "lineage" from... :D

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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #247 on: November 19, 2012, 07:46:05 PM »
Crystal set?

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Rotary-Phone-Classic-With-A-Twist-/110977786171?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_3&hash=item19d6caa13b

"The classic twin bell ring phone, genuine old bt phone but with hours and hours of work to make it truly spectacular!!!! It has over 3000 crystals all added by hand... In good working order and a utterly bling tastic xxxx"

Only 80, probably covers the cost of the crystals...

"now this should take five minutes, where's me screwdriver went now..?"

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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #248 on: November 19, 2012, 08:13:12 PM »
Crystal set?

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Rotary-Phone-Classic-With-A-Twist-/110977786171?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_3&hash=item19d6caa13b

"The classic twin bell ring phone, genuine old bt phone but with hours and hours of work to make it truly spectacular!!!! It has over 3000 crystals all added by hand... In good working order and a utterly bling tastic xxxx"

Only 80, probably covers the cost of the crystals...


Someone had WAY to much time on their hands and WAY to many spare crystals :D

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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #249 on: November 19, 2012, 08:23:11 PM »
Beautiful....Simply Beautiful.......

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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #250 on: November 19, 2012, 09:47:52 PM »
Beautiful....Simply Beautiful.......

Terry
Yes, it's lovely -- Almost as nice as Maureen's Picturephone.  Gee, I don't think I can afford both.  Hmmm, which would I really like to have?

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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #251 on: November 19, 2012, 09:52:16 PM »
One of them is going to be more affordable than the other. Your Choice...

Terry

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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #252 on: November 19, 2012, 10:09:52 PM »
Call it ugly.... or call it the Liberace.  Just add a candleabra.
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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #253 on: November 19, 2012, 10:12:59 PM »
One of them is going to be more affordable than the other. Your Choice...

Terry
Boy, if it only was my choice.....!
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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #254 on: November 20, 2012, 02:46:35 AM »
Crystal set?

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/110977786171

Could be a new shiny prop for the Crystal Maze.... :D

Does make me wonder about the hookswitch though, given they've made the case slightly thicker with their shiny beads and glue, dos the hookswitch still operate? ???

Waste of a good 746R if you ask me... :-\