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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #480 on: May 08, 2016, 07:23:06 PM »
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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #481 on: May 08, 2016, 09:17:48 PM »
Wow, if you look up OMG in the Funk & Wagnalls dictionary, you will see a photo of this phone.

Makes me want to put together a poll for hideous phone of the year except I have a feeling we have the winner here.

I really wonder who, where and why (which might also go to answer who) would or could do something like this, and for what purpose?
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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #482 on: May 08, 2016, 09:35:12 PM »
If I were a hermit crab, that would be my ideal phone.
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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #483 on: May 08, 2016, 09:36:46 PM »
Now under all that is a phone that could be saved, granted they only glued things to the surface without poking holes in anything. But the price! Good lord  :o
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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #484 on: May 08, 2016, 09:48:52 PM »
Now under all that is a phone that could be saved, granted they only glued things to the surface without poking holes in anything. But the price! Good lord  :o

Saved for what?  or for when?


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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #485 on: May 09, 2016, 07:34:49 AM »
What else can be said . . .  ah-choooo!
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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #486 on: May 09, 2016, 08:13:28 AM »
Hmm...  A Tribble-line.
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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #487 on: May 09, 2016, 09:01:11 AM »
Ah so that's where my uncle Rob's toupee went to.
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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #488 on: June 08, 2016, 04:36:54 PM »
More of a Frankenphone than an ugly phone, but this AE handset on a 302 looks pretty weird

http://www.ebay.com/itm/VTG-ART-DECO-TABLE-TELEPHONE-NO-RESERVE-/391473264831
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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #489 on: June 08, 2016, 04:47:23 PM »
A little like a dog with square ears.
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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #490 on: June 08, 2016, 05:45:51 PM »
I saw a dog like that on a car commercial on TV!

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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #491 on: June 13, 2016, 10:11:31 PM »
Thought this phone was posted already but couldn't find it, so here it is . . .   OUCH!

http://www.ebay.com/itm/UNIQUE-DEER-ANTLER-TELEPHONE-CABIN-HOME-DEN-DECOR-PHONE-HUNTING-/231978160184
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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #492 on: June 13, 2016, 11:24:26 PM »
That looks a lot safer than that horn that was Fred Flintstone's receiver.
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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #493 on: June 14, 2016, 10:21:13 AM »
That looks a lot safer than that horn that was Fred Flintstone's receiver.
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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #494 on: June 14, 2016, 11:59:05 AM »
The brown Rock Bell Phones are the most valuable.  This is because the brown rock from which such phones were carved was extremely hard and most difficult to carve.