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Offline Doug Rose

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Milk Chocolate North Galion
« on: February 10, 2017, 04:58:23 PM »
This was on eBay for short while and the seller got an offer they could not refuse.  8)  I have never seen this color,  looks like a great paint.  We'll never know. Goes great with Larry's White Chocolate North...Doug

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« Last Edit: February 10, 2017, 05:07:02 PM by TelePlay »
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Offline Jack Ryan

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Re: Milk Chocolate North Galion
« Reply #1 on: February 10, 2017, 05:55:51 PM »
Is that a Hershey Kiss style cradle?

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Re: Milk Chocolate North Galion
« Reply #2 on: February 10, 2017, 06:08:51 PM »
I've never seen a colored Galion. What would be a good, current open market price on this?

The handset and housing look like brown plastic, not painted. The cap threads, from what I can tell from the images, don't look like they are painted.
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Re: Milk Chocolate North Galion
« Reply #3 on: February 10, 2017, 06:17:16 PM »
It isn't a painted phone.  The inside of the caps is just as brown as the outside.  The description even mentions that the phone is made of brown plastic.

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Re: Milk Chocolate North Galion
« Reply #4 on: February 10, 2017, 06:49:14 PM »
Seller told me there were errors in the listing and will be relisting the phone this weekend, Saturday or Sunday. I will do a contest for that phone.

"Yes, certainly, I will be relisting either tomorrow (SAT) or Sunday at the latest. I just noticed a couple typos in the listing and I wanted to provide an additional photo on the inside mechanisms"
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Re: Milk Chocolate North Galion
« Reply #5 on: February 10, 2017, 10:19:54 PM »
This set is for real.  I don't remember what they call this color but it is very unusual.   I have several sets in this color, one dial and one non-dial... and a wall set also.  The phone on ebay appears to be NOS, as it has an unused number card, and looks like new.  It will be a good auction when it reappears.

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Re: Milk Chocolate North Galion
« Reply #6 on: February 11, 2017, 08:38:41 AM »
Hey John.....good to hear from you. It sure is different. It was up to $71 in a short amount of time with 14 watchers, I feel we will not see it listed again, just my humble opinion....Doug
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Re: Milk Chocolate North Galion
« Reply #7 on: February 11, 2017, 08:22:19 PM »
I believe Ray Kotke has a green Galion that he found painted. They were made in a variety is different colors, but seem to be VERY rare!!!
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Re: Milk Chocolate North Galion
« Reply #8 on: February 11, 2017, 08:34:35 PM »
I have a metal north set that was factory green paint, and painted blue. Odis (house of cords) had a blue north handset that had been painted black. When I saw it , it had been buffed 1/2 way.

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Re: Milk Chocolate North Galion
« Reply #9 on: February 11, 2017, 09:16:57 PM »
I have had a green one that had changed color to brownish.Had to be polished back.The ivory one was a Tenite type plastic with gold(brass) bands.

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Re: Milk Chocolate North Galion
« Reply #10 on: February 11, 2017, 09:28:25 PM »
I have a Maroon, Mahoghany Brown and a Green North Galion. These are Bakelite and not painted. I love the North colors.....Doug
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Re: Milk Chocolate North Galion
« Reply #11 on: February 11, 2017, 09:45:47 PM »
Th color is coffee and it is the real deal. I used to collect these at one point I had,dark brown,coffee,blue,red,green, maroon,walnut,ivory with and without gold trim. Finger wheels were colored also. The colors are almost the same as colored Kellog red bars which have clear plungers if they are colored. The rarest of the rare are the colored North wall telephones. Impossible to find.

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Re: Milk Chocolate North Galion
« Reply #12 on: February 12, 2017, 09:21:10 AM »
Jim....why did you ever get rid of those beautiful phones? Sure you don't have them hiding for resale??...Doug
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Re: Milk Chocolate North Galion
« Reply #13 on: February 12, 2017, 10:48:05 AM »
It's a beautiful phone. When you say great paint ? Do you believe it's painted ? It appears to be that color all the way through Or did I misunderstand you ?
It also has a hefty shipping cost.

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Re: Milk Chocolate North Galion
« Reply #14 on: February 12, 2017, 01:00:33 PM »
Dan....I do not think it was painted, just looks it to me as it such a different color. It is real and it was not relisted as I suspected...bummer....Doug
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