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Why is this colored A.E 40 still sitting?
« on: August 30, 2018, 09:58:57 AM »
Just kidding! I bet you thought it was a sacred ORCHID that had ripened and turned blue, didn't you?

Professionally repainted . . .

https://www.ebay.com/itm/362404471570

Seller Description: "This is an "AUTOMATIC ELECTRIC" model 40 bakelite telephone. -- The chrome trim on the caps, the carry-bar, plungers, fingerwheel, fingerstop and number card holder really sets off this beautiful "Aqua Blue" color. -- It has been Professionally painted and coupled with the chrome and the new black cloth cords it presents a stunning phone that's going to look good anywhere! -- A lovely display or a working telephone for everyday use. It has been completely tested and is in great condition!"
« Last Edit: August 30, 2018, 12:33:01 PM by TelePlay »

Offline HarrySmith

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Re: Why is this colored A.E 40 still sitting?
« Reply #1 on: August 31, 2018, 07:00:34 AM »
The seller is Cliff, who recently purchased Nick's large collection. That phone looks like one of OPW's. Thay have a lot of painted phones they add the rings & fingerwheels to.
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