Author Topic: Auction 311: Strowger Wood Wall Telephone, c. 1900-1910 - Ended 12-25-17  (Read 695 times)

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Re: Auction 311: Strowger Wood Wall Telephone, c. 1900-1910 - Ends 12-25-17
« Reply #15 on: December 19, 2017, 09:17:01 AM »
These not often seen phones for sale on eBay are true guessing game contests and they are tough to guess at, even with guesstimates of the possible selling price range and the condition of the phone (missing the ringer). A spin of the random number generator set between the offered price range is a workable dart at the board way to pick a price.

Just for fun, I ran 10 random number between $8,000 and $11,000 (the average or mid point of that range is $9,500) and the average of the 10 numbers generated was $9742.70 so the computer thinks the final selling price will beat expectations by $242.70 . . .    ;)

In case someone needs a random number, here are the 10 that the computer picked. If anyone want to use any one of them, go for it. They seem random with 4 in the $10k range, 3 in the $9k and 3 in the $8K ranges.

     $10,972;  $8,894;  $9,279; $9,946;  $8,206; $10,706; $10,774; $8,043; $9,950; $10,657

It may stay at $3,535 for the rest of the auction and if so, those last second snipes should be interesting. The seller has a sense of humor setting this up for 10 days and ending mid to late afternoon (depending on time zone) on Christmas Day.
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Re: Auction 311: Strowger Wood Wall Telephone, c. 1900-1910 - Ends 12-25-17
« Reply #16 on: December 19, 2017, 09:34:29 PM »
Has anyone ever seen one before? I have the wood wall version and I dream about getting a stick....but this is different....Doug

Looks like the JKL2 museum has one.
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Re: Auction 311: Strowger Wood Wall Telephone, c. 1900-1910 - Ends 12-25-17
« Reply #17 on: December 19, 2017, 09:48:10 PM »
Looks like the JKL2 museum has one.

Nice find.

Seems they have all 3, the desk stand, the wall phone and this one, the contest phone style as well.
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Re: Auction 311: Strowger Wood Wall Telephone, c. 1900-1910 - Ends 12-25-17
« Reply #18 on: December 20, 2017, 07:58:44 AM »
$4600
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Re: Auction 311: Strowger Wood Wall Telephone, c. 1900-1910 - Ends 12-25-17
« Reply #19 on: December 20, 2017, 04:57:39 PM »
$4.524

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Re: Auction 311: Strowger Wood Wall Telephone, c. 1900-1910 - Ends 12-25-17
« Reply #20 on: December 20, 2017, 09:35:37 PM »
$6900.00 Please.
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Re: Auction 311: Strowger Wood Wall Telephone, c. 1900-1910 - Ends 12-25-17
« Reply #21 on: December 20, 2017, 10:58:12 PM »
I donít see this one at JKL2 ...
(Not mine)

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Re: Auction 311: Strowger Wood Wall Telephone, c. 1900-1910 - Ends 12-25-17
« Reply #22 on: December 24, 2017, 04:40:06 PM »
$11,850.00
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Re: Auction 311: Strowger Wood Wall Telephone, c. 1900-1910 - Ended 12-25-17
« Reply #23 on: December 25, 2017, 07:22:06 PM »
Contest Winner:  skyrider
Guessed Price:  $7,800.00
Total Wins: 7

Auction Winner: 7***y ( 807 )
Winning Price:   $7,535.00
Bidders:  8
Bids:  19


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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