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Offline JimHyak

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2212 Really WoW
« on: March 01, 2017, 07:54:23 PM »
You gotta love the audacity of the unknowledgeable! Thank You eBay and the Internet!  ::)

http://www.ebay.com/itm/262864850577

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Re: 2212 Really WoW
« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2017, 08:53:11 PM »
Had he put  a "Make an Offer" on listing, he'd probably get a handle on the current market value.
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Re: 2212 Really WoW
« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2017, 10:03:37 PM »
I was almost afraid to click on "watch", was afraid it would accidentally place a bid...Good luck with your auction, sellerx!
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Re: 2212 Really WoW
« Reply #3 on: March 03, 2017, 01:54:01 PM »
Well, if you really want it you won't have to worry about getting sniped in the closing seconds of the auction. ;)

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Re: 2212 Really WoW
« Reply #4 on: March 03, 2017, 03:29:52 PM »
I sent an email to him offering to sell mine to him for 20% of his buy-it-now price.

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Re: 2212 Really WoW
« Reply #5 on: March 03, 2017, 07:06:39 PM »
I sent an email to him offering to sell mine to him for 20% of his buy-it-now price.

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Re: 2212 Really WoW
« Reply #6 on: March 05, 2017, 10:08:45 AM »
Seller relisted at $20k BIN with a make offer. Maybe they will learn a realistic price or maybe they will be slow learners.

Unfortunately (fortunately?)  the phone has been "hacked" with a G5 handset and Confidencer mouthpiece, I would assume for PTT in a high noise environment. I have heard that the most common use of a 2211/2212 was at switches, that they were seldom used elsewhere because the installer would have to put in a subset, and the Trimline was becoming available. My question is: Would a Bell installation have used a Confidencer? Military maybe?
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Re: 2212 Really WoW
« Reply #7 on: March 19, 2017, 01:58:51 PM »
He doesn't want to part with it.... that's why its so expensive!
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Re: 2212 Really WoW
« Reply #8 on: March 19, 2017, 02:20:07 PM »
Confidencer was used all the time by bell, I put them in many times on payphone extensions. The 2212 was used a lot in CO's which were very loud.

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Re: 2212 Really WoW
« Reply #9 on: March 19, 2017, 05:31:45 PM »
He doesn't want to part with it.... that's why its so expensive!

His wife said

"List that darn thing on EBAY!!!"
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Re: 2212 Really WoW
« Reply #10 on: March 19, 2017, 08:39:47 PM »
Seller relisted at $20k BIN with a make offer. Maybe they will learn a realistic price or maybe they will be slow learners.

Couldn't find the $20k listing but did find an intermediate listing at $15,000 and the current listing of $15,000 with Make and Offer.

     http://www.ebay.com/itm/Bell-System-Touch-Tone-Space-Saver-2212-Wall-Phone-Extremely-Rare-/262894722751

Maybe he dropped the $20k to $15k between your post an my search.
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Re: 2212 Really WoW
« Reply #11 on: March 19, 2017, 10:54:48 PM »
Confidencer was used all the time by bell, I put them in many times on payphone extensions. The 2212 was used a lot in CO's which were very loud.
Thanks, by "switch" I meant CO, and wondered about the Confidencer, since the element looks a lot like a headset N1, you have confirmed my suspicions.

Maybe he dropped the $20k to $15k between your post an my search.

Yes, the price is dropping with each re-list. In another couple of months, we may see a price which will see some action...or not. I dropped it from my watch list, I didn't want to encourage the seller.
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Re: 2212 Really WoW
« Reply #12 on: April 30, 2017, 11:33:59 PM »
Sold today. The price: $633.

The seller finally listed it as an auction and found the price of the day. A bit less than $20k.
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Re: 2212 Really WoW
« Reply #13 on: May 01, 2017, 11:11:32 AM »
Sold today. The price: $633.

The seller finally listed it as an auction and found the price of the day. A bit less than $20k.

That is a pretty high price, but I have been told that these are quite rare and valuable.  I will have to keep an eye out for them.

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Re: 2212 Really WoW
« Reply #14 on: May 01, 2017, 11:56:54 AM »
It's funny how a phone like that is only valuable because it's rare. If the rotary Space Savers were extremely rare, and the 2212s were found in every Goodwill, would anyone even bother buying this one?

Not that it's going to stop me from lunging at one sitting on a table for $5 at a yard sale... ;D ;)
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