Author Topic: Auction 314: WE 662A1 Automatic Card Dialer Telephone - Ended 01-06-18  (Read 297 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:  30 Dec 2017
Auction Duration:  7 Days
List Price:  $0.99
Current Bidders:  2
Current Price:  $3.00
Watchers:  13

eBay Link:  http://www.ebay.com/itm/152847586304


GAP RULE:  At least $3 between guesses to prevent crowding.


Seller Listing Title:  "Western Electric Telephone 662A1 Automatic Card Dialer"
Condition:  "Used"
Condition Qualifier:  " - - - "

Listing Description:  "Really Nice Western Electric Automatic Card Dialer.  Marked 662A1 on the bottom.  This phone looks like it has never been used.  Card Index Set is unopened.  Dial is nice and smooth.  Looks like a small amount of corrosion around the feet."


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
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S C O R E B O A R D      Players: 13 

$  250.00 - compubit  ( 9 )
$  275.00 - Sargeguy  ( 7 )
$  299.00 - WEBellSystemChristian  ( 5 )
$  320.00 - tallguy58  ( 13 )
$  352.00 - Fabius  ( 4 )
$  357.00 - skyrider  ( 3 )  -> WINNER - Final Selling Price $355.00
$  365.00 - Pourme  ( 8 )
$  394.00 - zapper  ( 6 )
$  400.00 - paul-f  ( 1 )
$  425.00 - TelePlay  ( 14 )
$  450.00 - 19and41  ( 12 )
$  500.00 - wds  ( 10 )
$  575.00 - HarrySmith  ( 11 )
$  695.00 - Jim S.  ( 2 )


Early Morning Auction Status

12-30-17      Listed     $      0.99
12-31-17      2 bids     $      3.00   ( 2 bidders & 13 - #74 )
01-01-17      8 bids     $  129.50   ( 5 bidders & 18 - #40 )
01-02-17      8 bids     $  129.50   ( 5 bidders & 20 - #34 )
01-03-17      8 bids     $  129.50   ( 5 bidders & 24 - #24 )
01-04-17      8 bids     $  129.50   ( 5 bidders & 25 - #26 )
01-05-17      9 bids     $  152.50   ( 6 bidders & 29 - #14 )
01-06-17      9 bids     $  152.50   ( 6 bidders & 32 - #12 )
01-06-17      9 bidders, 13 bids  Ended at 3:30:03PM PST
« Last Edit: January 06, 2018, 09:00:10 PM by AE_Collector »
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Re: Auction 314: WE 662A1 Automatic Card Dialer Telephone - Ends 01-06-18
« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2017, 11:09:36 AM »
$400
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Re: Auction 314: WE 662A1 Automatic Card Dialer Telephone - Ends 01-06-18
« Reply #2 on: December 31, 2017, 02:26:32 PM »
$685.00
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Re: Auction 314: WE 662A1 Automatic Card Dialer Telephone - Ends 01-06-18
« Reply #3 on: December 31, 2017, 04:07:50 PM »
$357.00.    Please

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Re: Auction 314: WE 662A1 Automatic Card Dialer Telephone - Ends 01-06-18
« Reply #4 on: December 31, 2017, 07:06:11 PM »
$352
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Re: Auction 314: WE 662A1 Automatic Card Dialer Telephone - Ends 01-06-18
« Reply #5 on: December 31, 2017, 07:27:49 PM »
$299
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Re: Auction 314: WE 662A1 Automatic Card Dialer Telephone - Ends 01-06-18
« Reply #6 on: January 01, 2018, 10:13:41 AM »
$394.00
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Re: Auction 314: WE 662A1 Automatic Card Dialer Telephone - Ends 01-06-18
« Reply #7 on: January 01, 2018, 10:29:15 AM »
$275
Greg Sargeant
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Re: Auction 314: WE 662A1 Automatic Card Dialer Telephone - Ends 01-06-18
« Reply #8 on: January 01, 2018, 10:37:55 AM »
$365.00
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Re: Auction 314: WE 662A1 Automatic Card Dialer Telephone - Ends 01-06-18
« Reply #9 on: January 01, 2018, 11:55:20 AM »
$250

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Re: Auction 314: WE 662A1 Automatic Card Dialer Telephone - Ends 01-06-18
« Reply #10 on: January 01, 2018, 06:52:04 PM »
Guess I should take the $500 slot.
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Re: Auction 314: WE 662A1 Automatic Card Dialer Telephone - Ends 01-06-18
« Reply #11 on: January 02, 2018, 07:28:08 AM »
$575.00
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Re: Auction 314: WE 662A1 Automatic Card Dialer Telephone - Ends 01-06-18
« Reply #12 on: January 03, 2018, 04:59:26 PM »
$ 450.00 Please.

How were thew cards made up for these?  Were they requested from the phone company?
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Re: Auction 314: WE 662A1 Automatic Card Dialer Telephone - Ends 01-06-18
« Reply #13 on: January 03, 2018, 05:52:05 PM »
$ 450.00 Please.

How were thew cards made up for these?  Were they requested from the phone company?
I recently saw a Card Dialer ad--Bell gave you a set of cards, which you filled out using a pencil. There are a set of blank dots on one side of the card, and single numbers on the other. You filled in the dots that corresponded to the correct digit, and the phone read the sum of those dots as a phone number.
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Re: Auction 314: WE 662A1 Automatic Card Dialer Telephone - Ends 01-06-18
« Reply #14 on: January 03, 2018, 06:17:47 PM »
I recently saw a Card Dialer ad--Bell gave you a set of cards, which you filled out using a pencil. There are a set of blank dots on one side of the card, and single numbers on the other. You filled in the dots that corresponded to the correct digit, and the phone read the sum of those dots as a phone number.

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