Author Topic: Auction 301: Oilcan Candlestick Project Phone - Ended 11-21-17  (Read 218 times)

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Auction 301: Oilcan Candlestick Project Phone - Ended 11-21-17
« on: November 16, 2017, 11:54:36 PM »
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Date Listed:  16 Nov 2017
Auction Duration:  5 Days
List Price:  $0.99
Current Bidders:  2
Current Price:  $27.79
Watchers:  7

GAP RULE:  At least $5 between guesses to prevent crowding.

Guess Deadline:  All guesses and a single allowed revised guess, if needed, MUST be submitted at least 24 hours before the auction ends.


Seller Listing Title:  "Rare Antique Early Candlestick Telephone Kellogg Stromberg Carlson Parts Repair"

Condition:  "Used"

Condition Qualifier:  " Used, some issues, see full description "

Listing Description:  "For sale an antique Candlestick Telephone. The receiver is marked Stromberg Carlson, the transmitter is Kellogg. Has issues. The receiver body looks to be bakelite? and is cracked / broken, is currently taped together, I did not try to remove the tape.  The front part of the receiver that screws on is missing. -- The transmitter is missing two of the four small screws that hold the front to the back. Mouthpiece has several chips -- The bottom rim of the base has three small hairline / stress cracks (pic 11).  --
Missing a lot of the nickel plating as pictured. Has tarnish / oxidation, I have not tried to clean anything -- The wood baseplate only has one of the 3 screws to hold it on."


eBay Link:  http://www.ebay.com/itm/162759334883


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S C O R E B O A R D      Players: 10 

$  277.49 - TelePlay  ( 7 )
$  357.00 - Jim S.  ( 9 )
$  365.00 - Pourme  ( 10 )  -> WINNER - Final Selling Price $366.99
$  575.00 - wds  ( 8 )
$  596.00 - Russ Kirk  ( 3 )
$  625.00 - tallguy58  ( 6 )
$  650.00 - HarrySmith  ( 1 )
$  760.00 - Fabius  ( 5 )
$  777.00 - skyrider  ( 2 )
$  850.00 - 19and41  ( 4 )


Early Morning Auction Status

11-16-17      Listed     $      0.99
11-17-17      2 bids     $     27.79   (   2 bidders )
11-18-17      9 bids     $     80.01   (   7 bidders & 47 - #4 )
11-19-17    11 bids     $     83.00   (   8 bidders & 58 - #3 )
11-20-17    14 bids     $   152.50   ( 10 bidders & 62 - #2 )
11-21-17    18 bids     $   255.00   ( 13 bidders & 69 - #2 )
11-21-17    16 bidders, 23 bids  Ended at 8:02:37PM PST

« Last Edit: November 21, 2017, 10:37:58 PM by TelePlay »
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Re: Auction 301: Oilcan Candlestick Project Phone - Ends 11-21-17
« Reply #1 on: November 17, 2017, 07:26:21 AM »
$650.00
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Re: Auction 301: Oilcan Candlestick Project Phone - Ends 11-21-17
« Reply #2 on: November 17, 2017, 09:35:37 AM »
$777.00.   Many Thanks

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Re: Auction 301: Oilcan Candlestick Project Phone - Ends 11-21-17
« Reply #3 on: November 17, 2017, 01:17:14 PM »
$596
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Re: Auction 301: Oilcan Candlestick Project Phone - Ends 11-21-17
« Reply #4 on: November 17, 2017, 02:13:28 PM »
$850.00  Please.
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Re: Auction 301: Oilcan Candlestick Project Phone - Ends 11-21-17
« Reply #5 on: November 17, 2017, 08:55:50 PM »
$760
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Re: Auction 301: Oilcan Candlestick Project Phone - Ends 11-21-17
« Reply #6 on: November 18, 2017, 10:54:30 PM »
$625
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Re: Auction 301: Oilcan Candlestick Project Phone - Ends 11-21-17
« Reply #7 on: November 20, 2017, 07:34:40 PM »
$277.49
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Re: Auction 301: Oilcan Candlestick Project Phone - Ends 11-21-17
« Reply #8 on: November 20, 2017, 07:52:20 PM »
$575
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Re: Auction 301: Oilcan Candlestick Project Phone - Ends 11-21-17
« Reply #9 on: November 21, 2017, 02:31:45 AM »
$357.00
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Re: Auction 301: Oilcan Candlestick Project Phone - Ends 11-21-17
« Reply #10 on: November 21, 2017, 07:14:57 AM »
$365.00
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Re: Auction 301: Oilcan Candlestick Project Phone - Ended 11-21-17
« Reply #11 on: November 21, 2017, 10:39:55 PM »
Contest Winner:  Pourme
Total Wins: 5

Auction Winner: i***e ( 1380 )
Winning Price:   $366.99
Bidders:  16
Bids:  23

Contest Standings:  http://www.classicrotaryphones.com/forum/index.php?topic=4198.msg51445#msg51445

CRPF Hall of Fame:   http://www.classicrotaryphones.com/forum/index.php?topic=138.msg976#msg976]

Thanks to all who played along in this contest.
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