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Offline captroosh

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painted kellogg Wall phone
« on: January 21, 2020, 01:30:46 PM »
Came across this today for $60 Apparently from the nameplate on it was made by Kellogg Switchboard Supply Co. $60 seems like a great price. I would like to restore it. people say if you restore something it would be worth less but I don't see how. My experience with all things telephone is limited. I'm not looking to make money on these things but as my resources are limited I will often attempt to make a silk purse from a sow's ear. I just don't want to put lipstick on a pig if you take my meaning. Anyone's thoughts are always welcome. thanks in advance.
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Re: painted kellogg Wall phone
« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2020, 02:09:19 PM »
Well, considering you are starting with a crappy lookin ...green??? no offence,
I would believe original oak or what was the other type? with a nice finish, would be an eye catcher for sure.
Just my opinion.
Nice find by the way!!! :)

Offline captroosh

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Re: painted kellogg Wall phone
« Reply #2 on: January 21, 2020, 02:11:52 PM »
Not sure maybe Mahogany is what I've heard. I sent some questions to the owner as there were no pictures of the guts, and if it even has any. Hope to here back soon from them.
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Offline captroosh

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Re: painted kellogg Wall phone
« Reply #3 on: January 21, 2020, 02:26:05 PM »
Wow can't catch a break. Post was only up for a few hours. Just got word, Sold.
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Offline rdelius

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Re: painted kellogg Wall phone
« Reply #4 on: January 21, 2020, 05:54:21 PM »
Arm and transmitter not Kellogg

Offline Dan/Panther

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Re: painted kellogg Wall phone
« Reply #5 on: January 22, 2020, 01:15:42 PM »
Can you post a link to the original listing.

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