Author Topic: Auction 303: Burled Walnut Northern Electric #1 Uniphone - Ended 11-27-17  (Read 341 times)

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Re: Auction 303: Burled Walnut Northern Electric #1 Uniphone - Ends 11-27-17
« Reply #15 on: November 24, 2017, 01:30:31 PM »
I'll go low and guess $230.
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Re: Auction 303: Burled Walnut Northern Electric #1 Uniphone - Ends 11-27-17
« Reply #16 on: November 24, 2017, 04:58:30 PM »
$415.00
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Re: Auction 303: Burled Walnut Northern Electric #1 Uniphone - Ends 11-27-17
« Reply #17 on: November 24, 2017, 07:53:12 PM »
In the era of art deco Bakelite radio cabinet, mottled burgundy or burled walnut is common if they survived. In phones, they are quite rare probably in that there weren't as many made with respect to black and few of the few made it to today without being broken and tossed. Bob Angel had a mottled burgundy



with a broken Bakelite finger wheel, cap and cradle and he detailed his repair of the finger wheel at this link:



OUCH!!! what a great phone!!!>>>Doug
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Re: Auction 303: Burled Walnut Northern Electric #1 Uniphone - Ends 11-27-17
« Reply #18 on: November 26, 2017, 06:18:04 PM »
$200.00
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Re: Auction 303: Burled Walnut Northern Electric #1 Uniphone - Ended 11-27-17
« Reply #19 on: November 27, 2017, 04:27:59 PM »
Contest Winner:  WEBellSystemChristian
Total Wins: 13

Auction Winner: o***e ( 185 )
Winning Price:   C $226.37
Bidders:  9
Bids:  21

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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Re: Auction 303: Burled Walnut Northern Electric #1 Uniphone - Ended 11-27-17
« Reply #20 on: November 27, 2017, 05:54:10 PM »
Somehow I managed to forget to submit a guess.  On the dollar amounts, I would assume that all the guesses were US, not CA which would mean the Teleplay won?
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Re: Auction 303: Burled Walnut Northern Electric #1 Uniphone - Ended 11-27-17
« Reply #21 on: November 27, 2017, 06:13:11 PM »
Somehow I managed to forget to submit a guess.  On the dollar amounts, I would assume that all the guesses were US, not CA which would mean the Teleplay won?

Yes, I realized that when the auction ended and they showed the US dollar amount along with the winning C amount.

Since nothing was said as to C vs US dollars, I ran the auction thinking everyone was guessing in US dollars but never made note in the daily update that the daily prices shown were in C and not US.

First time I did a C dollar auction so will know better next time. More than a few of these contests are by the seat of the forum pants in who wins. I get to learn something from this for next time.

As such, since no one made a comment about C vs US during the contest, and I did not adjust the updates (C) to the guesses (US), will let this stand as a win for Christian and leave it at that.
« Last Edit: November 27, 2017, 07:19:49 PM by TelePlay »
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Re: Auction 303: Burled Walnut Northern Electric #1 Uniphone - Ended 11-27-17
« Reply #22 on: November 27, 2017, 08:44:15 PM »
John, good catch, good call.
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