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Offline Doug Rose

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Re: Fell Through the Cracks
« Reply #15 on: September 13, 2019, 10:51:53 AM »
As usual...thanks for your expertise...Doug
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Offline Dan/Panther

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Re: Fell Through the Cracks
« Reply #16 on: September 13, 2019, 12:52:33 PM »
We all hope for the gem, but I just question a few things. On the second photo you can clearly see the outline of the banner on the handset, typically we collectors over polish our phones, they didn't really come that shiny, The bottom looks old, and the feet are worn, and the non date correct components.
A nice phone, but I do not think it's NOS.

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Re: Fell Through the Cracks
« Reply #17 on: September 13, 2019, 04:02:17 PM »
Dan...you are correct. A paint job that is a 10, an absolute 10. Polene. Perfect...finger print shiny. Stunning...so disappointing!   :o

Base is dated 1/53 Coil  IV52. Back of dial 12/51. Transmitter 1 25 52, receiver 11-2-53. No markings on shell.

Happy Friday the 13th!

Still worth the $40....bummer  :'(  ...Doug

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Offline rdelius

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Re: Fell Through the Cracks
« Reply #18 on: September 13, 2019, 04:12:46 PM »
Trans and res are NE. Still not a bad   deal good daily user

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Re: Fell Through the Cracks
« Reply #19 on: September 13, 2019, 04:22:20 PM »
That is an amazing paint job! Dates are pretty close, did you find a ringer with a close date? What about the handset? Is it NE or WE? Can you see if there are any markings under the paint? Definetly a good deal for a very pretty phone.
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Offline Doug Rose

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Re: Fell Through the Cracks
« Reply #20 on: September 13, 2019, 06:42:44 PM »
Harry...I will look tomorrow for some elements and a ringer to make it a 12 52. Looks Fabulous. The dial plate looks to be a NE with just the zero.

I am amazed by the paint, it is just superb. 

1 53 on the base, that is cool. 

It still is a letdown...Doug
« Last Edit: September 13, 2019, 06:51:24 PM by Doug Rose »
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Re: Fell Through the Cracks
« Reply #21 on: Yesterday at 12:57:38 PM »
Doug, to me any 302 is a great find.
Did not mean to take away from your find.

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Re: Fell Through the Cracks
« Reply #22 on: Yesterday at 04:36:56 PM »
You didn't Dan, you were just being honest, we don"t sugar coat it here! ...no worries my friend...Doug
« Last Edit: Yesterday at 04:47:16 PM by Doug Rose »
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