Author Topic: Auction 307: WE 1956 Soft Plastic Rose Beige 554 - Ended 12-09-17  (Read 292 times)

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Date Listed:  2 Dec 2017
Auction Duration:  7 Days
List Price:  $45.00
Current Bidders:  2
Current Price:  $47.00
Watchers:  21

eBay Link:  http://www.ebay.com/itm/162785502073


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Seller Listing Title:  "Western Electric Soft Plastic Dark Beige (Rose Beige) 554 Wallphone - 1956 "
Condition:  "Used"
Condition Qualifier:  " - - - "

Listing Description:  "Offered here is a rare soft plastic dark beige (sometimes called rose beige) Western Electric model A/B 554 wall phone.  This phone was used in Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood throughout it's service life and it is believed it was never sent to a Bell System refurnishing facility.  All dates are consistent with time of original manufacture.  Original colored cord still attached and in good condition for age.  The phone is being sold on an "as is" basis, but it was operational when finally removed from service.  This phone has less color shift or fading than most of this color and vintage.  It does not appear to have been around smokers (which can greatly expedite discoloration).  Phone has the original large non-chromed switch hook.  Known defects are multiple service use scratches, particularly on both sides of the main housing."


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


Guess Deadline:  All guesses and a single allowed revised guess, if needed,
           MUST be submitted at least 24 hours BEFORE the auction ENDS to count
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S C O R E B O A R D      Players: 17 

$       94.00 - andre_janew  ( 5 )
$       99.00 - Dan F  ( 2 )
$     185.00 - Jim S.  ( 7 )
$     205.00 - TelePlay  ( 17 )
$     225.00 - wds  ( 14 )
$     280.00 - david@london  ( 8 )
$     303.00 - skyrider  ( 3 )
$     320.00 - Pourme  ( 10 )
$     325.00 - Fabius  ( 4 )
$     342.00 - dlvh  ( 13 )
$     375.00 - tallguy58  ( 16 )
$     388.00 - JimH  ( 11 )  -> WINNER - Final Selling Price $385.00
$     399.00 - Duffy  ( 9 )
$     410.00 - 19and41  ( 12 )
$     432.00 - Russ Kirk  ( 15 )
$     455.00 - Sargeguy  ( 6 )
$  1,200.00 - HarrySmith  ( 1 )


Early Morning Auction Status

12-02-17      Listed     $     45.00
12-03-17      2 bids     $     47.00   ( 2 bidders & 21 - #20 )
12-04-17      3 bids     $     50.00   ( 3 bidders & 28 - #8 )
12-05-17      3 bids     $     50.00   ( 3 bidders & 35 - #4 )
12-06-17      4 bids     $     51.00   ( 4 bidders & 35 - #1 )
12-07-17      4 bids     $     51.00   ( 4 bidders & 36 - #3 )
12-08-17      4 bids     $     51.00   ( 4 bidders & 38 - #6 )
12-09-17      7 bids     $     81.00   ( 6 bidders & 38 - #7 )
12-09-17      7 bidders, 10 bids  Ended at 9:37:58AM PST
« Last Edit: December 09, 2017, 12:42:13 PM by TelePlay »
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Re: Auction 307: WE 1956 Soft Plastic Rose Beige 554 - Ends 12-09-17
« Reply #1 on: December 04, 2017, 12:27:35 AM »
$1,200.00
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Re: Auction 307: WE 1956 Soft Plastic Rose Beige 554 - Ends 12-09-17
« Reply #2 on: December 04, 2017, 01:45:57 AM »
< $100

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Re: Auction 307: WE 1956 Soft Plastic Rose Beige 554 - Ends 12-09-17
« Reply #3 on: December 04, 2017, 09:57:30 AM »
303.00.    Thanks

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Re: Auction 307: WE 1956 Soft Plastic Rose Beige 554 - Ends 12-09-17
« Reply #4 on: December 04, 2017, 10:41:32 AM »
$325
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Re: Auction 307: WE 1956 Soft Plastic Rose Beige 554 - Ends 12-09-17
« Reply #5 on: December 04, 2017, 04:20:41 PM »
$95

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Re: Auction 307: WE 1956 Soft Plastic Rose Beige 554 - Ends 12-09-17
« Reply #6 on: December 04, 2017, 07:33:48 PM »
$455
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Re: Auction 307: WE 1956 Soft Plastic Rose Beige 554 - Ends 12-09-17
« Reply #7 on: December 05, 2017, 01:15:52 AM »
$185.00
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Re: Auction 307: WE 1956 Soft Plastic Rose Beige 554 - Ends 12-09-17
« Reply #8 on: December 05, 2017, 08:50:31 AM »
399.00
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Re: Auction 307: WE 1956 Soft Plastic Rose Beige 554 - Ends 12-09-17
« Reply #9 on: December 05, 2017, 08:52:54 AM »
$320.00
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Re: Auction 307: WE 1956 Soft Plastic Rose Beige 554 - Ends 12-09-17
« Reply #10 on: December 05, 2017, 09:34:48 AM »
$388 please
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Re: Auction 307: WE 1956 Soft Plastic Rose Beige 554 - Ends 12-09-17
« Reply #11 on: December 05, 2017, 03:28:26 PM »
Oh, no!  It's my other birthday phone!  ;D  $410.00  Please.
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Re: Auction 307: WE 1956 Soft Plastic Rose Beige 554 - Ends 12-09-17
« Reply #12 on: December 05, 2017, 09:53:59 PM »
$342

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Re: Auction 307: WE 1956 Soft Plastic Rose Beige 554 - Ends 12-09-17
« Reply #13 on: December 07, 2017, 08:11:07 PM »
$225
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Re: Auction 307: WE 1956 Soft Plastic Rose Beige 554 - Ends 12-09-17
« Reply #14 on: December 07, 2017, 09:16:25 PM »
$432
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