Author Topic: Auction 305: Special Finish Burr Walnut ERICOFON - Ended 12-03-17  (Read 284 times)

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All forum members are welcome and encouraged to guess.There are no wrong guesses, just one lucky guess. No one knows the winning guess on any auction until it ends.

Date Listed:  26 Nov 2017
Auction Duration:  7 Days
List Price:  $19.00
Current Bidders:  3
Current Price:  $86.00
Watchers:  3

GAP RULE:  At least $2 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:  "..phone..ERICOFON..burr walnut design..very unique and exclusive..w/ringer.."

Condition:  " - - - "

Condition Qualifier:  " - - - "

Listing Description:  "phone -- ..Ericofon.. -- very unique -- the original Ericofon shell is enhanced in a special and unique process in burr walnut design -- this noble finish is protected with a quality varish layer! -- very unique and exclusive phone -- a new rubber ring and a new linecord (not original) were used with ringer -- full working condition ready for use"

eBay Link:  http://www.ebay.com/itm/302543034801


Another chance to move up or to get onto the CRPF Contest Standings List

Past Contest Phones:  http://www.classicrotaryphones.com/forum/index.php?topic=17437.msg180238#msg180238]


     If anyone is interested in taking over, running the Auction Contests, please send me a PM.   Let's talk about it . . .



S C O R E B O A R D      Players: 14 

$  120.86 - WEBellSystemChristian  ( 6 )
$  130.00 - Fabius  ( 8 )
$  131.50 - zapper ( 15 )
$  150.00 - TelePlay  ( 13 )  -> WINNER - Final Selling Price $148.50
$  170.00 - 19and41  ( 11 )
$  177.00 - andre_janew  ( 3 )
$  179.00 - stub  ( 2 )
$  190.00 - wds  ( 12 )
$  200.00 - tallguy58  ( 9 )
$  211.00 - Russ Kirk  ( 14 )
$  226.00 - skyrider  ( 1 )
$  236.00 - dsk  ( 15 )
$  257.00 - Pourme  ( 4 )
$  265.00 - Jim S.  ( 7 )
$  325.00 - AE_Collector  ( 10 )
$  650.00 - HarrySmith  ( 5 )


Early Morning Auction Status

11-26-17      Listed     $     19.00
11-27-17      6 bids     $     86.00   ( 3 bidders & 3 )
11-28-17      6 bids     $     86.00   ( 3 bidders & 10 - #61 )
11-29-17      9 bids     $   122.50   ( 5 bidders & 11 - #50 )
11-30-17      9 bids     $   122.50   ( 5 bidders & 12 - #42 )
12-01-17      9 bids     $   122.50   ( 5 bidders & 13 - #44 )
12-02-17    12 bids     $   131.50   ( 5 bidders & 16 - #30 )
12-03-17    12 bids     $   131.50   ( 5 bidders & 18 - #27 )
12-03-17      6 bidders, 13 bids  Ended at 5:55:13PM PST
« Last Edit: December 03, 2017, 09:00:29 PM by TelePlay »
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Re: Auction 305: Special Finish Burr Walnut ERICOFON - Ends 12-03-17
« Reply #1 on: November 27, 2017, 03:32:26 PM »
$226   Thanks

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Re: Auction 305: Special Finish Burr Walnut ERICOFON - Ends 12-03-17
« Reply #2 on: November 27, 2017, 03:34:59 PM »
179.00   stub
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Re: Auction 305: Special Finish Burr Walnut ERICOFON - Ends 12-03-17
« Reply #3 on: November 27, 2017, 05:26:56 PM »
$177

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Re: Auction 305: Special Finish Burr Walnut ERICOFON - Ends 12-03-17
« Reply #4 on: November 27, 2017, 05:37:54 PM »
Oh my....$257.00
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Re: Auction 305: Special Finish Burr Walnut ERICOFON - Ends 12-03-17
« Reply #5 on: November 27, 2017, 06:14:47 PM »
Very pretty. I am guessing from the description it is not an original finish. Not clearly stated but seems to be inferred?? I also am guessing he means burled, not burr. Still an eye catcher anyway!

$650.00


I would offer to take over the contest but sometimes with my work I am so busy I do not even log on for a few days so I would miss too much. I know how much work you do here and do not blame you for trying to find a replacement. Won't someone step up and take some of the load from John?
« Last Edit: November 27, 2017, 06:19:10 PM by HarrySmith »
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Re: Auction 305: Special Finish Burr Walnut ERICOFON - Ends 12-03-17
« Reply #6 on: November 27, 2017, 06:20:50 PM »
Very pretty. I am guessing from the description it is not an original finish. Not clearly stated but seems to be inferred?? Still an eye catcher anyway!

$650.00

Yes, Mr. Rose has been painting phones for quite some time and offering his services on the TCI listserv. He seems to do batches. By this example, he must have developed a burled walnut process of painting and it does look stunning, the reason it is a contest. Let's see what the market thinks of his work.
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Re: Auction 305: Special Finish Burr Walnut ERICOFON - Ends 12-03-17
« Reply #7 on: November 27, 2017, 06:39:25 PM »
$120.86
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Re: Auction 305: Special Finish Burr Walnut ERICOFON - Ends 12-03-17
« Reply #8 on: November 27, 2017, 07:04:28 PM »
$265.00
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Re: Auction 305: Special Finish Burr Walnut ERICOFON - Ends 12-03-17
« Reply #9 on: November 27, 2017, 07:25:33 PM »
Different seller:
     Item location: Hamm, Germany

Dick Rose is in Minnesota

You're right. Seller is in Germany. But I am still correct in that Dick Rose does paint phones, right? It's just not turning out to be my day today.
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Re: Auction 305: Special Finish Burr Walnut ERICOFON - Ends 12-03-17
« Reply #10 on: November 27, 2017, 07:35:22 PM »
You're right. Seller is in Germany. But I am still correct in that Dick Rose does paint phones, right? It's just not turning out to be my day today.

Richard Rose  offers painting. He has a local auto shop paint telephone parts with  Polane .
Richard is one of the most knowledgeable collectors for Ericofons. He also has other phone stuff available.
http://www.ericofon.com/


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Re: Auction 305: Special Finish Burr Walnut ERICOFON - Ends 12-03-17
« Reply #11 on: November 27, 2017, 11:31:13 PM »
This is  non factory color, correct? Thus my bid is $130
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Re: Auction 305: Special Finish Burr Walnut ERICOFON - Ends 12-03-17
« Reply #12 on: November 28, 2017, 06:58:24 PM »
$200
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Re: Auction 305: Special Finish Burr Walnut ERICOFON - Ends 12-03-17
« Reply #13 on: November 28, 2017, 09:37:59 PM »
$325.

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Re: Auction 305: Special Finish Burr Walnut ERICOFON - Ends 12-03-17
« Reply #14 on: November 30, 2017, 03:24:04 PM »
$170.00  Please.
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