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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #525 on: July 24, 2016, 08:59:52 PM »
The truth is...my 85 yr old Dad would love that phone...
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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #526 on: August 03, 2016, 08:39:19 PM »
As an overall item, I kind of like this piece (nicely done woodsy display piece with pleasing colors I'd pay $20 for) but as a working phone, it's definitely a You Got To Be Kidding Me telephone well suited to this topic, IMHO, of course. And a bit high in price even with free shipping.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vtg-Telephone-Tree-Bark-Garden-Bird-Push-Button-Phone-Cabin-Nursery-Forest-/272330006760
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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #527 on: August 03, 2016, 09:24:28 PM »
At Least it isn't inyo face offensive.   :D
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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #528 on: August 03, 2016, 10:13:54 PM »
At Least it isn't inyo face offensive.   :D

No, it is just offensive.
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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #529 on: August 03, 2016, 11:08:23 PM »
Oh. how can you deny the little birds?   ;)
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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #530 on: August 17, 2016, 09:33:53 AM »
No birds were harmed in the manufacture of that phone.....were they?

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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #531 on: August 30, 2016, 07:12:35 PM »
Imagine seeing this gem sitting in full sun light.   8) required.  It was a SC 500.
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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #532 on: August 30, 2016, 10:47:22 PM »
Imagine seeing this gem sitting in full sun light.   8) required.  It was a SC 500.

Isn't that Liberace's phone?
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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #533 on: August 31, 2016, 06:34:33 PM »
Imagine seeing this gem sitting in full sun light.   8) required.  It was a SC 500.

At least it wasn't a Rose Beige, Mahogany, Oxford Grey or Mediterranean Blue 500...
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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #534 on: August 31, 2016, 07:04:41 PM »
Isn't that Liberace's phone?

Ah, yes, Milwaukee's one and only . . .

Here's a close match from his costume closet.
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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #535 on: September 05, 2016, 07:09:57 PM »
Another lobster phone...Saw one on a earlier post as well....I thought of this thread when I saw this on EBAY. A BIN of only $382.50!

http://tinyurl.com/zfkpflp

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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #536 on: September 06, 2016, 06:24:32 PM »
I think I've seen that one before.  I think it has been on eBay for quite a long time now.  I could be wrong and may be thinking of one similar to it.

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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #537 on: September 06, 2016, 06:41:04 PM »
Leave that phone alone!  You'll put your eye out, kid!   ;D
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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #538 on: September 13, 2016, 07:48:08 AM »
Finally a "hideous" phone I can live with!

http://tinyurl.com/hwonvxc

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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #539 on: September 13, 2016, 08:51:38 AM »
Finally a "hideous" phone I can live with!

At that price, it should be sterling silver . . .
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