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Offline Doug Rose

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What am I Missing
« on: May 17, 2015, 08:15:27 AM »
Almost $200...what am I missing?....Doug


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Offline rdelius

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Re: What am I Missing
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2015, 08:53:23 AM »
That was a COT telephone, before we got the brass bands to fit the SC handset.

Offline wds

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Re: What am I Missing
« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2015, 08:59:16 AM »
I was watching that one also.  The phone is painted, but the handset appears to be solid white.  I'm guessing all the value is in the handset?  Or maybe they just painted over the chip in the handset and it just looks like it's solid white.  Hard to tell.
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Re: What am I Missing
« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2015, 09:14:19 AM »
What am I Missing?   What about $150?  ;D Quite a job to get this one nice?


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I have even got a regular New York number :-) 646 570 1796

Offline rdelius

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Re: What am I Missing
« Reply #4 on: May 17, 2015, 08:12:35 PM »
It is all painted.The AE handset is what we used back in the 80s. All COT sets with the smaller design on the AE number card have the same flaw at the 11 o'clock position . This was never corrected in the master copy.This is a SC 1243 by the way

Offline Partyline4

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Re: What am I Missing
« Reply #5 on: May 18, 2015, 02:39:41 AM »
So what's the big deal about COT phones?

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Offline rdelius

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Re: What am I Missing
« Reply #6 on: May 18, 2015, 12:57:11 PM »
No big deal about COT telephones  just that they are refurbished telephones,not always as built.

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Re: What am I Missing
« Reply #7 on: May 18, 2015, 01:16:30 PM »
Oh, OK.

I was thinking they had some magical power or something...

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Re: What am I Missing
« Reply #8 on: May 18, 2015, 05:55:11 PM »
COT was Chicago Old Telephones where Robbie worked for many years. They did quality work. Their Ivory painted phones were top notch, I am lucky to own a few of them....Doug
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