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Offline HarrySmith

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“NO LONGER WANTED”: Color Mini 500's
« on: February 19, 2018, 08:50:54 AM »
I have a lead on a Dark Gray mini 500. That gets me closer to completing my set. I am still in need of Blue, both Light Blue & Dark Blue (Mediteranian) and Brown. Only 3 left! Please check you stash and let me know if you have any of these for sale. Thanks, Harry
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Re: “NO LONGER WANTED”: Color Mini 500's
« Reply #1 on: March 07, 2018, 11:52:36 PM »
I have a lead on a Dark Gray mini 500. That gets me closer to completing my set. I am still in need of Blue, both Light Blue & Dark Blue (Mediteranian) and Brown. Only 3 left! Please check you stash and let me know if you have any of these for sale. Thanks, Harry

What is a mini 500?
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Offline Russ Kirk

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Re: “NO LONGER WANTED”: Color Mini 500's
« Reply #2 on: March 08, 2018, 12:07:48 AM »
It is smaller plastic, version 2 1/2" by 4". These are often also know as salesman samples. Business offices had them as examples of the phone colors. Later, Junior Achievement converted some into music boxes and pen holders.

They were made for Western Electric and Automatic Electric phones.

Here is a photo of mine.
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Re: “NO LONGER WANTED”: Color Mini 500's
« Reply #4 on: March 08, 2018, 07:19:55 PM »
The one color that every one is over looking, is the Black one. Yes they were made, I have 1.

Also I will be selling my extra one soon, just nee to dig them out, I got most of them back in 1995.
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Re: “NO LONGER WANTED”: Color Mini 500's
« Reply #5 on: April 28, 2018, 07:33:43 AM »
FOUND!
I just found a Med Blue Mini! The set is complete! I put an ad in the club newsletter about looking for one. I got an email 2 days ago from a club member telling me he found one. It turns out he found it on eBay, remembered my ad and was going to email me but decided to just go ahead and buy it. He paid $8.99! Unbeleivable! I offered him $20.00 and we have a deal. I should have it in a few days. I will get them all togehter for a group photo soon and post it. Thanks!

PS- I got the Brown & Light Blue from Vern a while ago.

PPS- moderator please move this to old wanted ads as it is not needed anymore. Thanks.
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Offline Pourme

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Re: “NO LONGER WANTED”: Color Mini 500's
« Reply #6 on: April 28, 2018, 09:33:10 AM »
That's good news, Harry....Congratulations!
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Offline Russ Kirk

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Re: “NO LONGER WANTED”: Color Mini 500's
« Reply #7 on: April 28, 2018, 07:01:30 PM »
Oh, I still need a med blue, oxford gray, brown and light blue.
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