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Re: Pink Chinese 500 Reproduction on Ebay
« Reply #15 on: June 08, 2011, 03:02:55 PM »
It should really be Rota-repro

So authentic having a British dial centre label

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Re: Pink Chinese 500 Reproduction on Ebay
« Reply #16 on: June 08, 2011, 06:02:26 PM »
Are there any more of these for sale? I wouldn't mind having one, maybe in "alvacoddo".

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Re: Pink Chinese 500 Reproduction on Ebay
« Reply #17 on: June 08, 2011, 06:25:43 PM »
Are there any more of these for sale? I wouldn't mind having one, maybe in "alvacoddo".

To match the bathroom suite?

I'm looking for a casserole dish to co-ordinate with my Old Country Roses phone.   :-[

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Re: Pink Chinese 500 Reproduction on Ebay
« Reply #18 on: June 08, 2011, 06:35:33 PM »


I'm looking for a casserole dish to co-ordinate with my Old Country Roses phone.   :-[

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Re: Pink Chinese 500 Reproduction on Ebay
« Reply #19 on: June 08, 2011, 06:57:25 PM »
Here is the current listing. They have 10 available! Unfortunately, pink is the only color offered.  :(

http://tinyurl.com/3vwe9kh

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Re: Pink Chinese 500 Reproduction on Ebay
« Reply #20 on: June 09, 2011, 03:48:05 AM »
Here are some auctions for the infamous ROTAREPO phone:
Ivory: 150614153522
Pink: 160598083322
Black: 160598083272

And some Buy It Now listings with more than 10 available:
Red: 350407735438
Black & Red: 230597349461 & 230603205266
Red & Ivory: 350447675246 & 350447673627

If you buy any of these, of course I'll want a finder's fee. ;) But I'll be happy to settle for full-coverage photos of the outside and inside, plus a recording of its ringer and a short writeup of its build and sound quality. :P

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Re: Pink Chinese 500 Reproduction on Ebay
« Reply #21 on: June 09, 2011, 11:31:24 AM »
Steepletone is a UK company selling these phones and many more, including replica Trimphones in rotary and push button. The 500 clones are listed as "1960's GPO BT Style Desktop Rotary Dial Cradle Phone".

http://tinyurl.com/5vwrkzp


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Re: Pink Chinese 500 Reproduction on Ebay
« Reply #22 on: June 24, 2015, 04:24:37 PM »
I like the Black one with the red handset caps and the red dial!

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Re: Pink Chinese 500 Reproduction on Ebay
« Reply #23 on: October 25, 2016, 09:12:05 AM »
Anyone find anything out about these? I want to see what the insides are like! I wonder if they still have a metal baseplate.
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Re: Pink Chinese 500 Reproduction on Ebay
« Reply #24 on: October 25, 2016, 10:30:44 AM »
Anyone find anything out about these? I want to see what the insides are like! I wonder if they still have a metal baseplate.

I got a goji berry red one and took it to bits a few years back:

http://www.classicrotaryphones.com/forum/index.php?topic=6074.0

Still have it somewhere, I think... ;D

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Re: Pink Chinese 500 Reproduction on Ebay
« Reply #25 on: October 25, 2016, 12:20:11 PM »
They are still out there. Most of the links above are dead but I quickly found this one by a US seller on eBay, for $83 with free shipping.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Glodeals-1960s-Style-Pink-Retro-Old-Fashioned-Rotary-Dial-Telephone-/331986889843

I'm sure there are other but just wanted to get at least one eBay listing on the forum for posterity, or if anyone wants for whatever reason.


Here's another US seller that has 4 at $90 each with free shipping.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Glodeals-1960s-Style-Pink-Retro-Old-Fashioned-Rotary-Dial-Telephone/252587854899

Two different sellers, exactly the same listing images.
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Re: Pink Chinese 500 Reproduction on Ebay
« Reply #26 on: October 25, 2016, 12:41:01 PM »
I guess they had their prototype in the mirror when they did the "rotarepo"  You gotta love Engrish.
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Re: Pink Chinese 500 Reproduction on Ebay
« Reply #27 on: October 25, 2016, 01:26:41 PM »
I got a goji berry red one and took it to bits a few years back:

http://www.classicrotaryphones.com/forum/index.php?topic=6074.0

Still have it somewhere, I think... ;D
Wow cool! :) Thanks for the link! ;D
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Re: Pink Chinese 500 Reproduction on Ebay
« Reply #28 on: October 25, 2016, 01:27:18 PM »
They are still out there. Most of the links above are dead but I quickly found this one by a US seller on eBay, for $83 with free shipping.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Glodeals-1960s-Style-Pink-Retro-Old-Fashioned-Rotary-Dial-Telephone-/331986889843

I'm sure there are other but just wanted to get at least one eBay listing on the forum for posterity, or if anyone wants for whatever reason.


Here's another US seller that has 4 at $90 each with free shipping.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Glodeals-1960s-Style-Pink-Retro-Old-Fashioned-Rotary-Dial-Telephone/252587854899

Two different sellers, exactly the same listing images.
Wow thank you! :D
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Re: Pink Chinese 500 Reproduction on Ebay
« Reply #29 on: November 16, 2016, 01:49:57 AM »
I ran into this same phone elsewhere recently . The odd part is i was looking for fixed GSM phones and they make one just like this with a SIM slot!
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