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Offline TelePlay

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Wishful thinking . . . ?
« on: June 10, 2016, 07:47:21 AM »
Either the seller put the decimal point in the wrong place or my collection is now worth enough to retire large.

Being a "listed until it sells" auction, I suspect the seller did not error in placement and as such will own this phone for many years . . .  Seller could have at least offered free shipping to sweeten the deal.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/1955-Ivory-Western-Electric-Bell-System-500-Rotary-Desk-Telephone-Nice-Clean-/182165282402
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Offline andre_janew

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Re: Wishful thinking . . . ?
« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2016, 12:14:36 PM »
I don't think there is much of the original 1955 phone left.  This one is modular, plus I think it has round feet.  Seller never shows the bottom of the phone, so I don't even know if it is really 1955 or not.  It could be 1975 for all I know!

Offline Jim Stettler

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Re: Wishful thinking . . . ?
« Reply #2 on: November 13, 2016, 09:31:56 AM »
I would gladly pay $10.00 for this set.
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Re: Wishful thinking . . . ?
« Reply #3 on: November 13, 2016, 09:57:20 AM »
Sold for $175.00?
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Re: Wishful thinking . . . ?
« Reply #4 on: November 13, 2016, 02:20:23 PM »
No, they relished several times at $175 and then the listing ended because "the item is no longer available" so they must have got an offer they couldn't refuse....Jims offer of $10 no doubt.

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