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Offline darticus

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Hidding side light hole on Booth
« on: October 18, 2017, 07:06:00 AM »
Anyone use a good technique to hide the hole on the side of the booth where the rectangular light was mounted. That hole looks terrible and I can't find the original light to cover it. Any suggestions would be great. Thanks Ron

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Re: Hidding side light hole on Booth
« Reply #1 on: October 18, 2017, 07:18:45 AM »
Maybe a sign? Repro Bell System signs can be had cheap and would cover it nicely!
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Re: Hidding side light hole on Booth
« Reply #2 on: October 18, 2017, 07:37:01 AM »
Maybe a sign? Repro Bell System signs can be had cheap and would cover it nicely!
Thanks Harry
I'll have to check out whats available. Maybe there is something I don't have to screw in , maybe hang? Thanks Ron

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Re: Hidding side light hole on Booth
« Reply #3 on: October 18, 2017, 08:39:31 AM »
If you are interested in keeping a lite there, it would not have to be original...
any low profile lite assy would look nice there.
I'm thinkin of the small wall lites that used to be on the wall in a booth at a bar...
some plain shade, or maybe a stained glass, or even a globe would look ok there.
be creative :D

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Re: Hidding side light hole on Booth
« Reply #4 on: October 18, 2017, 09:37:51 AM »
Thanks Harry
I'll have to check out whats available. Maybe there is something I don't have to screw in , maybe hang? Thanks Ron

Yeah, an old yellow pages ad would be appropriate there I think.
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Re: Hidding side light hole on Booth
« Reply #5 on: October 18, 2017, 10:27:33 AM »
Great maybe a nice light with a phone book might be nice. Nice thought. Thanks Ron

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Re: Hidding side light hole on Booth
« Reply #6 on: October 18, 2017, 10:50:39 AM »
Maybe a sign? Repro Bell System signs can be had cheap and would cover it nicely!

Doesn't have to be a telephone related sign. Since the booth could have been anywhere, an appropriate sign for a hotel, theater or any other old or period sign that would be used for any purpose in those buildings would work.

Sign choice is limited to imagination, desire and price willing to be paid.

This is a bit plain but would work (6" x 12" at $14). So many to choose from.

     https://www.ebay.com/itm/LOBBY-Metal-Tin-Sign-LEFT-ARROW-Vintage-4-Drive-In-Movie-Theatre-Hotel-Motel-/382240422038
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Re: Hidding side light hole on Booth
« Reply #7 on: October 18, 2017, 10:59:39 AM »
Doesn't have to be a telephone related sign. Since the booth could have been anywhere, an appropriate sign for a hotel, theater or any other old or period sign that would be used for any purpose in those buildings would work.

Sign choice is limited to imagination, desire and price willing to be paid.

This is a bit plain but would work (6" x 12" at $14). So many to choose from.

     https://www.ebay.com/itm/LOBBY-Metal-Tin-Sign-LEFT-ARROW-Vintage-4-Drive-In-Movie-Theatre-Hotel-Motel-/382240422038


Great idea! Good thinking!
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Re: Hidding side light hole on Booth
« Reply #8 on: October 18, 2017, 11:13:13 AM »
Nice thought! Good sign! Think I have some great ideas now. Thanks Ron

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Re: Hidding side light hole on Booth
« Reply #9 on: October 18, 2017, 02:14:35 PM »
I still have a light for this

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Re: Hidding side light hole on Booth
« Reply #10 on: October 18, 2017, 03:52:49 PM »
I still have a light for this
I know, but you didn't email me a price. I don't know how long you will be in transit for. Your the one I need. Thanks Ron

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Re: Hidding side light hole on Booth
« Reply #11 on: October 28, 2017, 03:46:20 PM »
I sent a PM

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Re: Hidding side light hole on Booth
« Reply #12 on: November 25, 2017, 08:23:10 AM »
I still have a light for this
Waiting to here from you. Was trying to get it for
Christmas. Did you finish you move yet? Ron

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Re: Hidding side light hole on Booth
« Reply #13 on: November 25, 2017, 08:26:08 AM »
Here is exactly what you need at a real nice price.....Doug

https://tinyurl.com/ycu5vwoy
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Re: Hidding side light hole on Booth
« Reply #14 on: November 25, 2017, 08:38:14 AM »
Light is on ebay right now,these are not hard to find.