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Offline Doug Rose

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Which Do You Like Better?
« on: March 21, 2018, 01:21:32 PM »
Three weeks today after my operation and I am getting a little stir crazy. Nor'easter #4 barring down on Boston AGAIN! Bored and decided to play.

Which do you like better,  Green Thermoplastic and the Painted B1 or the Ivory Thermoplastic and the B1. I thought maybe the Green combo with a 4H. Or a totally Brass 5H. Yes...a little stir crazy......Doug
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Offline HarrySmith

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Re: Which Do You Like Better?
« Reply #1 on: March 21, 2018, 02:11:03 PM »
How about the White handset with the Brass accents?
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Re: Which Do You Like Better?
« Reply #2 on: March 21, 2018, 02:21:18 PM »
Iíll try it...tomorrow. I was surprised how close the thermoplastic green was to the painted green B1. A fun way to kill some time. ...Doug
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Offline HarrySmith

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Re: Which Do You Like Better?
« Reply #3 on: March 21, 2018, 02:50:37 PM »
Yes, it is a good match. Personally I prefer the White handsets on the Continental sets. I think the Brass would set it off nicely.
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Offline Key2871

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Re: Which Do You Like Better?
« Reply #4 on: March 21, 2018, 03:15:34 PM »
Personally, I think green on green looks better, with the clear dial..
That's a nice looking set.... Ken
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Re: Which Do You Like Better?
« Reply #5 on: March 21, 2018, 03:19:28 PM »
Congratulations, you officially have Boston Cabin Fever! ;D

I think my favorite would have to be green-on-green, with the 6D dial. It would make anyone do a double-take when they think they're looking at a Green Continental D1! :o
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Offline Key2871

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Re: Which Do You Like Better?
« Reply #6 on: March 21, 2018, 03:31:48 PM »
Yea. With the continental dial it's distracting.
Doug, I didn't know you were in Boston, I thought you were in New York. Well it's been a while.   Ken
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Offline Babybearjs

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Re: Which Do You Like Better?
« Reply #7 on: March 21, 2018, 05:44:05 PM »
I like it with the brass accents, but you need to get the T/R bands for the handset... it really looks nice! keep the green handset though.... the beige just doesn't do it....
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Re: Which Do You Like Better?
« Reply #8 on: March 21, 2018, 07:37:02 PM »
I'm not used to seeing a B1 in any color but black. A D1 in Continental colors, yes. The B1 with the dial setting up like that in color looks odd. The ivory hand set is too much. I'd go with the green handset and the Continental style dial... But that's just me...

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Offline Jim Stettler

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Re: Which Do You Like Better?
« Reply #9 on: March 21, 2018, 08:01:57 PM »
Personally, I think green on green looks better, with the clear dial..
That's a nice looking set.... Ken
Ditto for me,
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Offline oldguy

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Re: Which Do You Like Better?
« Reply #10 on: March 22, 2018, 12:49:36 AM »
Green/green clear fingerwheel. Great looking phone.
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Offline 19and41

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Re: Which Do You Like Better?
« Reply #11 on: March 22, 2018, 02:44:28 PM »
I like the first one pictured.  Until I found this site, any phone made before 1960 was strictly black.  I had not seen any other colors in use.  Even our hospital had black phones.  There were wood and black phones, too.
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Re: Which Do You Like Better?
« Reply #12 on: March 22, 2018, 03:43:36 PM »
Yeah, I guess I an not alone in liking the green/green/clear dial setup. Of course, that handset cord is gorgeous as well.
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