Author Topic: Finally a Kellogg Ashtray with No Chips Cracks or Missing Pieces Finally  (Read 994 times)

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I have been collecting a long time and I never have been able to get a perfect Kellogg ash tray. Always a little chips or a crack in the back...but Finally I got one. It was just listed Monday when I saw it. Seller double boxed it and I received it today. Beautiful Bakelite with its original luster.

Patience!

I love manual sets...Doug

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Re: Finally a Kellogg Ashtray with No Chips Cracks or Missing Pieces Finally
« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2016, 08:48:26 PM »
All of these I have had were marked 925. This is marked 930 C LR. Not sure if that is a manual number or this is a slightly different set. ...Doug
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Offline LarryInMichigan

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Re: Finally a Kellogg Ashtray with No Chips Cracks or Missing Pieces Finally
« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2016, 09:29:58 PM »
Does the phone have a network and ringer inside it?

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Re: Finally a Kellogg Ashtray with No Chips Cracks or Missing Pieces Finally
« Reply #3 on: September 14, 2016, 09:54:30 PM »
It's a local battery version.  It would be interesting to see a picture of the inside.
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Re: Finally a Kellogg Ashtray with No Chips Cracks or Missing Pieces Finally
« Reply #4 on: September 15, 2016, 05:36:07 AM »
Here is the inside, cut cords were tied and a bitch to get out, no room...I am thrilled with this,...Doug
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Re: Finally a Kellogg Ashtray with No Chips Cracks or Missing Pieces Finally
« Reply #5 on: September 15, 2016, 07:10:55 AM »
I'm jealous....There is no better looking phone ever produced, truly representative of the era.

Is this one a keeper?
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Re: Finally a Kellogg Ashtray with No Chips Cracks or Missing Pieces Finally
« Reply #6 on: September 15, 2016, 11:35:44 AM »
They are VERY hard to find damage free. It is such a beautiful looking phone and that one looks ready for display. Deco at it's best.  I'm surprised they do not attract more $$. Congrats!

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Re: Finally a Kellogg Ashtray with No Chips Cracks or Missing Pieces Finally
« Reply #7 on: September 15, 2016, 11:41:08 AM »
What's also nice about the phone is the feet are still in good shape.  I rarely see a 925 or a 900 where the feet aren't either melted flat, or completely gone.  I would find a parts phone and swap out the insides and make it a working phone.
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Re: Finally a Kellogg Ashtray with No Chips Cracks or Missing Pieces Finally
« Reply #8 on: September 15, 2016, 12:58:42 PM »
Beautiful phone, Doug.  Nice price too.

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Re: Finally a Kellogg Ashtray with No Chips Cracks or Missing Pieces Finally
« Reply #9 on: September 15, 2016, 07:00:18 PM »
Thanks guys....this was sitting on a shelf in my phone room last night.  It is a keeper.  It will be kept in its original state.  I added a pair of old SC cloth cords that look very close to the Kellogg cords, kind of a greenish brown cloth.  I had been hanging on to these for years. I just got lucky...right place ..right time. The Bakelite is superb, great original luster. I don't think it was used much.  Zero wear. As Dave noted,  the feet are great. Tom, the seller is looking at joining the Forum. There are still a lot of collectors who don't know about us, keep spreading the word......Doug
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