Author Topic: Cancelled -- Auction 320: WE 1957 Oxford Grey 500 C/D - Ends 01-28-18  (Read 497 times)

Offline TelePlay

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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:  21 Jan 2018
Auction Duration:  7 Days
List Price:  $15.00
Current Bidders:  6
Current Price:  $33.00
Watchers:  28
Contest Tip from:  WEBellSystemChristian

eBay Link:  http://www.ebay.com/itm/273035684437


GAP RULE:  At least $5 between guesses to prevent crowding.


Seller Listing Title:  "Vintage Dark Gray Rotary Desk Telephone Bell System by Western Electric"
Condition:  "Used"
Condition Qualifier:  "Very Good Condition with Cords"

Listing Description:  "Vintage unusual dark gray rotary heavy desk telephone by Western Electric with no cracks or chips.  I don't have any way to test this telephone with the current plug.  The dial works and this extra sturdy clean telephone is sold as is.  "


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: 8 

$  270.00 - andre_janew  ( 6 )
$  275.00 - Jester  ( 5 )
$  286.00 - Russ Kirk  ( 7 )
$  358.61 - WEBellSystemChristian  ( 1 )
$  377.00 - Dan/Panther  ( 9 )
$  488.00 - skyrider  ( 4 )
$  500.00 - Jim S.  ( 3 )
$  525.00 - JimH  ( 8 )
$  550.00 - HarrySmith  ( 2 )


Early Morning Auction Status

01-21-18      Listed     $     15.00
01-22-18      6 bids     $     33.00   ( 6 bidders & 28 - #32 )
01-23-18      7 bids     $     76.00   ( 7 bidders & 34 - #20 )
01-24-18      LI$TING ENDED BY $ELLER $AYING THERE WA$ AN ERROR IN THE LI$TING
01-25-18
01-26-18
01-27-18
01-28-18

01-28-18      Ends at 3:39:43PM PST
« Last Edit: January 23, 2018, 01:47:48 PM by TelePlay »
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Offline WEBellSystemChristian

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Re: Auction 320: WE 1957 Oxford Grey 500 C/D - Ends 01-28-18
« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2018, 01:41:11 PM »
$358.61
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Re: Auction 320: WE 1957 Oxford Grey 500 C/D - Ends 01-28-18
« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2018, 01:54:42 PM »
$550.00
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Re: Auction 320: WE 1957 Oxford Grey 500 C/D - Ends 01-28-18
« Reply #3 on: January 22, 2018, 03:43:46 PM »
I will guess $500. Around $650 would still be a great buy tho.
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Re: Auction 320: WE 1957 Oxford Grey 500 C/D - Ends 01-28-18
« Reply #4 on: January 22, 2018, 03:45:33 PM »
$488.00.   Please

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Re: Auction 320: WE 1957 Oxford Grey 500 C/D - Ends 01-28-18
« Reply #5 on: January 22, 2018, 04:54:28 PM »
$275.00
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Re: Auction 320: WE 1957 Oxford Grey 500 C/D - Ends 01-28-18
« Reply #6 on: January 22, 2018, 05:18:00 PM »
$270

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Re: Auction 320: WE 1957 Oxford Grey 500 C/D - Ends 01-28-18
« Reply #7 on: January 22, 2018, 08:09:52 PM »
$296
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Re: Auction 320: WE 1957 Oxford Grey 500 C/D - Ends 01-28-18
« Reply #8 on: January 22, 2018, 08:24:23 PM »
$525 please
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Re: Auction 320: WE 1957 Oxford Grey 500 C/D - Ends 01-28-18
« Reply #9 on: January 23, 2018, 12:18:47 PM »
$377.00

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Re: Auction 320: WE 1957 Oxford Grey 500 C/D - Ends 01-28-18
« Reply #10 on: January 23, 2018, 12:40:58 PM »
WHY did this listing end early ?  could  the seller have gotten some OUTRAGEOUS offer for the phone ? ... then use the excuse that there was an
 error in the listing?

i dont know much about how eBay works .... but i was one of the bidders and i am bummed out that i dont have a shot at it.

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Re: Auction 320: WE 1957 Oxford Grey 500 C/D - Ends 01-28-18
« Reply #11 on: January 23, 2018, 01:16:23 PM »
There was probably some error that a potential buyer could've raked him over the coals for after the close of bidding.  The higher the price, the pickier the customer.
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Re: Auction 320: WE 1957 Oxford Grey 500 C/D - Ends 01-28-18
« Reply #12 on: January 23, 2018, 01:33:54 PM »
Or, he may have wanted to add pictures or do something the he could not after bids were placed. Didn't have a lot of pictures to start with so someone may have asked for more and they could not be added. I've had sellers tell me that's the case in past cancelled listings.

I sent a message asking if it was going to be relisted. Until then, this will be moved into the cancelled auction contests. If it comes back, I will revive it.
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Re: Cancelled -- Auction 320: WE 1957 Oxford Grey 500 C/D - Ends 01-28-18
« Reply #13 on: January 23, 2018, 02:10:37 PM »
Or he got an offer he could not refuse!
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Re: Cancelled -- Auction 320: WE 1957 Oxford Grey 500 C/D - Ends 01-28-18
« Reply #14 on: January 23, 2018, 03:01:59 PM »
Or he saw the contest and wants to put a reserve on it.
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