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WE 1950 Blue 302 with Blue F1 handset sold in 5 hours
« on: March 31, 2017, 03:31:09 PM »
In case you missed it, this phone was listed in a 7 day auction with no reserve starting at $560 with a BIN of $800. Sold in just a bit over 5 hours. Seems to be a mid 1950 blue 302 in very good condition. Seems to be date matching but the hand set cord was junk. The lucky buyer was e***r ( 3565 ).

Did the seller leave some money on the table with that BIN?

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EDIT: Forgotten Link Added -- http://www.ebay.com/itm/222455044504
« Last Edit: March 31, 2017, 07:30:06 PM by TelePlay »
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Re: WE 1950 Blue 302 with Blue F1 handset sold in 5 hours
« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2017, 03:40:06 PM »
Beautiful phone, but the price is what the price is.
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Re: WE 1950 Blue 302 with Blue F1 handset sold in 5 hours
« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2017, 04:32:11 PM »
I would be happy as the buyer.
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Re: WE 1950 Blue 302 with Blue F1 handset sold in 5 hours
« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2017, 06:08:40 PM »
link please....thanks ...Doug
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Re: WE 1950 Blue 302 with Blue F1 handset sold in 5 hours
« Reply #5 on: March 31, 2017, 08:54:49 PM »
Thanks David.....I think the seller should be happy.  More if it had gone to the end?  My guess it would have gone around $1500. Elements date 5 50 and 6 50, I would have liked to see pics of the inside, but an early blue. Looks like a blue line cord that I would cobble to a handset cord.  Really nice blue 302. For an allegedly "rare" set one seems to come around every month or so.....Doug
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Re: WE 1950 Blue 302 with Blue F1 handset sold in 5 hours
« Reply #6 on: March 31, 2017, 09:53:11 PM »
Note the SIP sticker ("Sold in Place"). It was sold by Bell of Pa. on 2-1-83 to the customer who had been leasing it. The cost was probably about $19. Phones that were sold in place after 1-1-84 have the AT&T SIP sticker, because as of that date, ownership of any remaining leased sets was transferred from the Bell companies to AT&T.
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Re: WE 1950 Blue 302 with Blue F1 handset sold in 5 hours
« Reply #7 on: March 31, 2017, 09:55:38 PM »
Thanks David.....I think the seller should be happy.  More if it had gone to the end?  My guess it would have gone around $1500. Elements date 5 50 and 6 50, I would have liked to see pics of the inside, but an early blue. Looks like a blue line cord that I would cobble to a handset cord.  Really nice blue 302. For an allegedly "rare" set one seems to come around every month or so.....Doug

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Re: WE 1950 Blue 302 with Blue F1 handset sold in 5 hours
« Reply #8 on: April 01, 2017, 09:01:06 AM »
Note the SIP sticker ("Sold in Place"). It was sold by Bell of Pa. on 2-1-83 to the customer who had been leasing it. The cost was probably about $19. Phones that were sold in place after 1-1-84 have the AT&T SIP sticker, because as of that date, ownership of any remaining leased sets was transferred from the Bell companies to AT&T.
I never knew that....thanks David....Doug
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