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Offline Dan

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Is this a one of a kind?
« on: March 11, 2010, 08:57:09 PM »
I have never seen anything like this. Currently on ebay.


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Offline Jim Stettler

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Re: Is this a one of a kind?
« Reply #1 on: March 11, 2010, 09:19:16 PM »
It is a teleconcepts phone from the '70's. Paul F. may have it listed on his site.
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Re: Is this a one of a kind?
« Reply #2 on: March 11, 2010, 09:26:02 PM »
It is a teleconcepts phone from the '70's. Paul F. may have it listed on his site.
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It is on Paul's site. it is called a Teledome .
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Re: Is this a one of a kind?
« Reply #3 on: March 11, 2010, 09:27:13 PM »
Thanks. Are they rare or valuable?
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Re: Is this a one of a kind?
« Reply #4 on: March 11, 2010, 09:38:23 PM »
They are kinda cool. There are several collectors who collect them. I used to chase some of the teleconcepts with clear parts.

They were made in limited #'s, and out of real phone parts.

My guess is that they don't have a high resale at phone shows.
 You might contact Paul F. and ask his opinion on value.
 I think the starting price is reasonable enough.
If you like it you should bid on it.

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Re: Is this a one of a kind?
« Reply #5 on: March 12, 2010, 10:41:22 AM »
There is a website for these phones that I stumbled across the other night. I'll see if I can find a link. There were many styles of these made, I especially like the ones with the lucite cube bodies.
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Re: Is this a one of a kind?
« Reply #6 on: March 12, 2010, 12:00:15 PM »
They were made with real phone components except for one vital area.
The hookswitch was made from plastic and it is the first thing that will break on their phones.
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Re: Is this a one of a kind?
« Reply #7 on: March 12, 2010, 05:57:53 PM »
They were made with real phone components except for one vital area.
The hookswitch was made from plastic and it is the first thing that will break on their phones.
Dougpav
I whole heartily agree with DougPav on this point.
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Offline Craig T

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Re: Is this a one of a kind?
« Reply #8 on: March 12, 2010, 10:00:17 PM »
That phone is great Dan, I  can't wait to see what it goes for. I would clear off a spot on the desk for it to say the least  :)