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Offline DaniŽl Oosterhuis

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Vintage or repro?
« on: November 08, 2015, 04:14:26 PM »
I saw this little phone on Marktplaats, and I was wondering if it's actually vintage or not. I can't find anything on it due to lack of information, and Google wouldn't find anything based on keywords either. Anyone got any info on the age and brand of this phone?
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Online Jim Stettler

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Re: Vintage or repro?
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2015, 04:32:29 PM »
Those are a novelty phone. There were several different styles. They came in different colors and graphics and they had several tail fin configurations.

Here is a link for another model  w/box.
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Rare-Hot-Rod-Yellow-Car-Phone-Telephone-Land-Line-Works-Garage-Vehicle-Light-Up-/371462911996

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Offline andre_janew

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Re: Vintage or repro?
« Reply #2 on: November 09, 2015, 01:12:10 PM »
It could be that some company has taken the chassis of a popular phone and put a different shell on it to make it into a novelty phone. 

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Re: Vintage or repro?
« Reply #3 on: November 09, 2015, 02:26:16 PM »
I have one like the link I posted. They are a new phone. I have never tried it out for quality.
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